The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 86 85 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Validation 35 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.63% 1.73% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.27% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £271 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £444 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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 Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1750 1584 1275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.62% 75.93% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 901 719
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 74 94
Average hourly rate £23.75 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Validation
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Validation Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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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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
Basingstoke -2 6 £348 +167.30%
Hook -5 5 - -
Portsmouth +3 3 £350 -12.50%
Havant -2 1 £310 -
Southampton -6 1 £350 -36.36%
Winchester -10 1 - -
Andover - 1 £459 -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 - - 1
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 50 (49.50%) Security Cleared
2 46 (45.54%) SC Cleared
3 26 (25.74%) Migration
4 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
5 17 (16.83%) ITIL
6 16 (15.84%) Windows
7 15 (14.85%) Degree
8 14 (13.86%) Software Engineering
8 14 (13.86%) HP
9 13 (12.87%) SQL
10 12 (11.88%) Data Analysis
10 12 (11.88%) Data Validation
11 10 (9.90%) Computer Science
12 9 (8.91%) Configuration Management
12 9 (8.91%) Finance
12 9 (8.91%) UML
12 9 (8.91%) Active Directory
13 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (7.92%) Data Modelling
13 8 (7.92%) Spreadsheet
13 8 (7.92%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (6.93%) Office 365
14 7 (6.93%) PowerShell
14 7 (6.93%) Information Security
14 7 (6.93%) Network Design
14 7 (6.93%) Requirements Management
14 7 (6.93%) HTML
14 7 (6.93%) Oracle
15 6 (5.94%) Blackberry
15 6 (5.94%) JavaScript

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.98%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.97%) MS Office
4 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.99%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.99%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) Office 365
2 3 (2.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.97%) Firewall
3 2 (1.98%) SMTP
3 2 (1.98%) DHCP
3 2 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.98%) VPN
3 2 (1.98%) DNS
3 2 (1.98%) Internet
3 2 (1.98%) X.400
3 2 (1.98%) X.500
3 2 (1.98%) X.509
4 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.99%) SSL
4 1 (0.99%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (0.99%) Wireless
4 1 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.99%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.99%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) Data Mining
2 4 (3.96%) QlikView
3 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.98%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.99%) Subversion
3 1 (0.99%) JIRA
3 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.99%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.99%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.99%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.99%) MSI
3 1 (0.99%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (8.91%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Front Office
2 5 (4.95%) Back Office
2 5 (4.95%) Military
3 4 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.97%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.98%) Electronics
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (17.82%) Analyst
2 12 (11.88%) Software Engineer
3 11 (10.89%) Consultant
3 11 (10.89%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) Data Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) Test Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Architect
7 4 (3.96%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) Programmer
7 4 (3.96%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (3.96%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (3.96%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Designer
8 3 (2.97%) Data Consultant
8 3 (2.97%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (2.97%) Team Leader
8 3 (2.97%) Data Administrator
8 3 (2.97%) Data Architect
8 3 (2.97%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) HTML
2 6 (5.94%) .NET
2 6 (5.94%) JSP
2 6 (5.94%) XML
3 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.98%) Web Services
4 2 (1.98%) LAMP
4 2 (1.98%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.99%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.94%) Human Factors
2 6 (5.94%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.95%) Statistics
3 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.97%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.98%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.98%) RMADS
5 2 (1.98%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.98%) Replication
5 2 (1.98%) Clustering
5 2 (1.98%) LIMS
5 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.99%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.99%) Physics
6 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.84%) Windows
2 6 (5.94%) Linux
3 4 (3.96%) UNIX
4 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.98%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) Migration
2 17 (16.83%) ITIL
3 14 (13.86%) Software Engineering
4 12 (11.88%) Data Analysis
4 12 (11.88%) Data Validation
5 9 (8.91%) UML
5 9 (8.91%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.92%) Data Modelling
7 7 (6.93%) Network Design
7 7 (6.93%) Requirements Management
7 7 (6.93%) Information Security
8 6 (5.94%) SDLC
9 5 (4.95%) Coaching
9 5 (4.95%) High Availability
9 5 (4.95%) Capacity Management
9 5 (4.95%) Fault Management
9 5 (4.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.95%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (4.95%) Test Scripting
10 4 (3.96%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.87%) SQL
2 7 (6.93%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.94%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.95%) VBScript
4 5 (4.95%) C
4 5 (4.95%) C#
4 5 (4.95%) C++
5 4 (3.96%) VB.NET
5 4 (3.96%) VBA
5 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.97%) Java
7 2 (1.98%) Perl
7 2 (1.98%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.99%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.99%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.99%) Python
8 1 (0.99%) Ada
8 1 (0.99%) ABAP
8 1 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (49.50%) Security Cleared
2 46 (45.54%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.85%) Degree
4 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.95%) MCITP
5 5 (4.95%) MCSA
6 3 (2.97%) MCSE
6 3 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.98%) MCP
7 2 (1.98%) CISSP
8 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.98%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (1.98%) GAMP
2 2 (1.98%) GMP
2 2 (1.98%) GxP
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.98%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (8.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.97%) XenApp
3 3 (2.97%) vSphere
4 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.98%) vCloud
5 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.99%) Firmware
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.98%) SCCM
3 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.99%) Nessus
3 1 (0.99%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.86%) HP
3 7 (6.93%) Oracle
4 5 (4.95%) VMware
5 4 (3.96%) AppSense
5 4 (3.96%) Telelogic
6 3 (2.97%) Juniper
7 2 (1.98%) BMC
7 2 (1.98%) CA
7 2 (1.98%) EMC
7 2 (1.98%) Cisco
7 2 (1.98%) NetApp
7 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.98%) ICL
8 1 (0.99%) Altiris
8 1 (0.99%) Sage
8 1 (0.99%) SAP
8 1 (0.99%) Embarcadero