The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gosport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 36 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Contract jobs citing Validation 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 2.80% 9.68% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 12.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £290 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.97 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.91% -5.55%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gosport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
130 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 90.91% 80.65% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 5
Average daily rate £435 £325 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.84% -27.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £290 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £401 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Gosport

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Gosport

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gosport

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport 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 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) JSP
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 2000
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) HTTPS
2 6 (75.00%) SSL
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (75.00%) Workflow
2 6 (75.00%) Nessus
2 6 (75.00%) Nmap
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Knowledge Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport 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 2 (25.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Wireshark
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (75.00%) HTTPS
1 6 (75.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Security Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Integration Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Integration Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Integration Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (75.00%) JSP
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 2000
1 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Workflow
1 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (75.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) ArcSight