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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 82 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing Validation 40 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.97% 2.29% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 3.23% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 14
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£383 £425 £272
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +56.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £287 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £470 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £363 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +14.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £125.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +455.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.65 £125.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £125.00 £32.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-16.16% -
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
1550 1206 1013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.20% 70.82% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 642 497
Average daily rate £375 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 62 95
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £125.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Southampton -7 9 £550 +18.91%
Havant -2 2 - -
Farnborough -5 2 - - 2
Gosport -20 2 - - 1
Basingstoke +1 1 £350 +169.23% 1
Fareham -2 1 £425 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Winchester - - - -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 32 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 27 (32.93%) SC Cleared
3 23 (28.05%) Degree
4 22 (26.83%) HP
5 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
5 19 (23.17%) Windows
6 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (19.51%) ITIL
7 16 (19.51%) Software Engineering
8 15 (18.29%) HTML
8 15 (18.29%) Computer Science
9 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
10 12 (14.63%) Project Management
10 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
11 11 (13.41%) JSP
12 10 (12.20%) Linux
12 10 (12.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (12.20%) Requirements Management
12 10 (12.20%) DV Cleared
12 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
12 10 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (10.98%) Software Testing
13 9 (10.98%) XML
13 9 (10.98%) .NET
14 8 (9.76%) VBScript
14 8 (9.76%) MCSE
14 8 (9.76%) MCSA
14 8 (9.76%) UNIX
14 8 (9.76%) SSL

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS Project
3 3 (3.66%) MS Office
4 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.22%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.76%) SSL
3 6 (7.32%) HTTPS
3 6 (7.32%) Wireshark
4 4 (4.88%) Network Security
5 3 (3.66%) X.400
5 3 (3.66%) X.500
5 3 (3.66%) SMTP
6 2 (2.44%) SNMP
6 2 (2.44%) ATM
6 2 (2.44%) NGN
7 1 (1.22%) VLAN
7 1 (1.22%) FDDI
7 1 (1.22%) VoIP
7 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) JUnit
1 4 (4.88%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (4.88%) JIRA
2 2 (2.44%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.44%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.44%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (2.44%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.22%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (12.20%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (9.76%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.44%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Military
4 1 (1.22%) Billing
4 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (15.85%) Analyst
2 7 (8.54%) Project Manager
2 7 (8.54%) Software Engineer
3 6 (7.32%) Business Analyst
3 6 (7.32%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (6.10%) Test Analyst
5 4 (4.88%) Developer
5 4 (4.88%) Release Manager
5 4 (4.88%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Integration Test Analyst
6 3 (3.66%) Integration Tester
6 3 (3.66%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (3.66%) Security Tester
6 3 (3.66%) Test Leader
6 3 (3.66%) Software Developer
6 3 (3.66%) Consultant
6 3 (3.66%) Tester
7 2 (2.44%) Coordinator
7 2 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.44%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) HTML
2 11 (13.41%) JSP
3 9 (10.98%) XML
3 9 (10.98%) .NET
4 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.88%) Drools
6 3 (3.66%) SOAP
7 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.76%) LIMS
3 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.88%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.44%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.44%) Clustering
5 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.22%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.22%) CMDB
6 1 (1.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.17%) Windows
2 10 (12.20%) Linux
3 8 (9.76%) UNIX
4 6 (7.32%) Windows 2000
4 6 (7.32%) Windows XP
4 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) ITIL
1 16 (19.51%) Software Engineering
2 12 (14.63%) Project Management
3 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.20%) Requirements Management
4 9 (10.98%) Software Testing
5 8 (9.76%) Configuration Management
5 8 (9.76%) High Availability
6 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (8.54%) QMS
6 7 (8.54%) Quality Management
6 7 (8.54%) UML
7 6 (7.32%) Workflow
7 6 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (7.32%) Test Strategy
8 5 (6.10%) ITIL V3
8 5 (6.10%) Scrum
8 5 (6.10%) Six Sigma
9 4 (4.88%) ERP
9 4 (4.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.76%) VBScript
3 7 (8.54%) C
3 7 (8.54%) Java
4 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.10%) SQL
6 4 (4.88%) Python
6 4 (4.88%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.44%) Ada
7 2 (2.44%) Pascal
7 2 (2.44%) Ruby
8 1 (1.22%) COBOL
8 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 27 (32.93%) SC Cleared
3 23 (28.05%) Degree
4 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (12.20%) DV Cleared
6 8 (9.76%) MCSE
6 8 (9.76%) MCSA
6 8 (9.76%) MCITP
7 7 (8.54%) ISTQB
8 6 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (4.88%) MCP
9 4 (4.88%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) CCNP
10 3 (3.66%) CCNA
10 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) GAMP
1 8 (9.76%) GxP
2 7 (8.54%) GMP
3 5 (6.10%) JSP 440
4 2 (2.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.32%) Nmap
3 2 (2.44%) Firmware
4 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (7.32%) Nessus
3 2 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (26.83%) HP
2 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.32%) Oracle
4 4 (4.88%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (4.88%) SAP
5 2 (2.44%) Remedy
5 2 (2.44%) Mercator
5 2 (2.44%) BMC
5 2 (2.44%) ESRI
5 2 (2.44%) Capita
6 1 (1.22%) VMware
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco
6 1 (1.22%) JD Edwards
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