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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 28 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing Validation 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 3.33% 4.17% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 5.26% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.65 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +7.57%
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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
99 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 82.50% 79.17% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 17
Average daily rate £450 £435 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £435 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £463 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gosport

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (77.78%) Wireshark
2 7 (77.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) JSP
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 2000
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) Windows XP
2 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 7 (77.78%) HTTPS
2 7 (77.78%) SSL
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (77.78%) Workflow
2 7 (77.78%) Nessus
2 7 (77.78%) Nmap
2 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
3 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
4 5 (55.56%) Knowledge Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (22.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Wireshark
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
1 7 (77.78%) HTTPS
1 7 (77.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Integration Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Integration Test Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Test Leader
4 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
1 7 (77.78%) JSP
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Windows 2000
1 7 (77.78%) Windows XP
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Workflow
1 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
2 5 (55.56%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
3 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) MCSE
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (77.78%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
1 7 (77.78%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) ArcSight