The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 26 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.96% - 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% - 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£600 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
76 57 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 73.08% 51.82% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 32 21
Average daily rate £425 £395 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £426 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 - £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Gloucester region.

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

Validation
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) RACF
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) zSecure

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) RACF Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) RACF
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft