The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 79 81 94
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing Validation 35 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.71% 1.38% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.88% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -22.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1498 1274 1258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.25% 73.18% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 723 661
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 87 104
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Validation
South East

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 4 £550 +69.23% 1
Portsmouth +4 1 £400 - 1
Eastleigh - 1 - - 1
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Ringwood - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 1
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 48 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 28 (32.18%) DV Cleared
3 25 (28.74%) TCP/IP
3 25 (28.74%) HP
4 24 (27.59%) HTML
4 24 (27.59%) SC Cleared
5 22 (25.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (25.29%) JavaScript
5 22 (25.29%) .NET
5 22 (25.29%) Oracle
5 22 (25.29%) Windows
6 21 (24.14%) SSL
7 20 (22.99%) ASP.NET
7 20 (22.99%) ISTQB
8 19 (21.84%) HP Quality Center
8 19 (21.84%) Oracle EBS
9 18 (20.69%) Linux
9 18 (20.69%) UNIX
10 17 (19.54%) JSP
10 17 (19.54%) Workflow
10 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (19.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 16 (18.39%) HTTPS
11 16 (18.39%) Windows 2000
11 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
11 16 (18.39%) Windows XP
11 16 (18.39%) Software Testing
11 16 (18.39%) Wireshark
11 16 (18.39%) Nessus
11 16 (18.39%) Nmap

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 5 (5.75%) Documentum
2 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (4.60%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.60%) Apache
2 4 (4.60%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.30%) IIS
4 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.15%) JCAPS
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
3 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.30%) MS Project
5 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.15%) Maximo
3 1 (1.15%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.74%) TCP/IP
2 21 (24.14%) SSL
3 16 (18.39%) HTTPS
3 16 (18.39%) Wireshark
4 5 (5.75%) SNMP
5 3 (3.45%) X.400
5 3 (3.45%) X.500
5 3 (3.45%) Firewall
6 2 (2.30%) DNS
7 1 (1.15%) Internet
7 1 (1.15%) SAN
7 1 (1.15%) ATM
7 1 (1.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.15%) QlikView
5 1 (1.15%) Big Data
5 1 (1.15%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MSI
2 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.30%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.15%) JUnit
4 1 (1.15%) JIRA
4 1 (1.15%) Lombardi
4 1 (1.15%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (1.15%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 10 (11.49%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.60%) Retail
3 4 (4.60%) Marketing
4 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.45%) Billing
5 2 (2.30%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.15%) Electronics
6 1 (1.15%) Military
6 1 (1.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (32.18%) Analyst
2 14 (16.09%) Test Analyst
3 10 (11.49%) Business Analyst
4 6 (6.90%) Developer
5 5 (5.75%) Tester
5 5 (5.75%) Test Manager
5 5 (5.75%) Consultant
5 5 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (5.75%) Build Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (4.60%) Test Specialist
7 3 (3.45%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Integration Test Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Technical Leader
7 3 (3.45%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (3.45%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.59%) HTML
2 22 (25.29%) .NET
3 20 (22.99%) ASP.NET
4 17 (19.54%) JSP
5 8 (9.20%) CSS
6 4 (4.60%) HTML5
6 4 (4.60%) CSS3
6 4 (4.60%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.45%) XML
7 3 (3.45%) WSDL
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (2.30%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.15%) OLE
9 1 (1.15%) Middleware
9 1 (1.15%) LAMP
9 1 (1.15%) Web Services
9 1 (1.15%) EDI
9 1 (1.15%) MDX
9 1 (1.15%) SAP ALE
9 1 (1.15%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.75%) Firmware
2 5 (5.75%) Device Driver
2 5 (5.75%) PKI
2 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.60%) FMCG
3 4 (4.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.45%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.15%) Replication
5 1 (1.15%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.15%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 22 (25.29%) Windows
2 18 (20.69%) Linux
2 18 (20.69%) UNIX
3 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (18.39%) Windows 2000
4 16 (18.39%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.54%) Workflow
2 16 (18.39%) Software Testing
3 14 (16.09%) Test Scripting
4 10 (11.49%) Test Strategy
4 10 (11.49%) Knowledge Management
5 9 (10.34%) Business Analysis
6 8 (9.20%) ITIL
7 7 (8.05%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.05%) UML
7 7 (8.05%) CRM
7 7 (8.05%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.90%) Requirements Management
8 6 (6.90%) Service Management
9 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.75%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (5.75%) Migration
10 4 (4.60%) User Stories
10 4 (4.60%) Release Management
10 4 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) JavaScript
2 9 (10.34%) SQL
3 7 (8.05%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.90%) VBScript
5 5 (5.75%) Java
5 5 (5.75%) C#
6 3 (3.45%) C
7 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.15%) C++
8 1 (1.15%) Delphi
8 1 (1.15%) VB
8 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.15%) ABAP
8 1 (1.15%) VBA
8 1 (1.15%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 48 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 28 (32.18%) DV Cleared
3 24 (27.59%) SC Cleared
4 20 (22.99%) ISTQB
5 17 (19.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (6.90%) Degree
8 4 (4.60%) MCSE
9 2 (2.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (2.30%) ISEB
9 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.15%) CCNP
10 1 (1.15%) CCNA
10 1 (1.15%) MCITP
10 1 (1.15%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.15%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.15%) DO-178B
System Software
1 16 (18.39%) Nmap
2 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (21.84%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (18.39%) Nessus
3 11 (12.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (5.75%) SCCM
4 5 (5.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) HP
2 22 (25.29%) Oracle
3 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.90%) EMC
5 5 (5.75%) VMware
5 5 (5.75%) ArcSight
6 4 (4.60%) Capita
7 3 (3.45%) Clearswift
7 3 (3.45%) Remedy
7 3 (3.45%) IBM
8 2 (2.30%) Lumension
8 2 (2.30%) Altiris
8 2 (2.30%) ComArch
8 2 (2.30%) SAP
8 2 (2.30%) Borland
8 2 (2.30%) CA
8 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.15%) webMethods
9 1 (1.15%) Lotus
9 1 (1.15%) Sun
Eastleigh, Hampshire
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Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
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