The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 44 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.72% 0.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Validation
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
310 208 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 74.34% 72.73% 72.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 115 163
Average daily rate £350 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 6 22
Average hourly rate £19.91 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.45% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.93 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.75 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Validation across the East Sussex region.

Validation Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Validation
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -8 1 - -
Eastbourne - - - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Extranet
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) openSUSE
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) SSH
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Extranet
2 1 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (20.00%) SSH
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) openSUSE
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Python
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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