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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 72 73 98
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +25
Contract jobs citing Validation 44 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.01% 1.57% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 2.19% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 4
Average daily rate
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£348 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £166 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.35% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.75 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £37.30 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.53% +6.57%
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
1611 1142 1330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.66% 71.60% 74.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 712 712
Average daily rate £360 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 55 85
Average hourly rate £23.13 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 30 October 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
Havant +3 5 £466 -1.84%
Portsmouth -8 3 - -
Southampton -17 2 £488 +47.72%
Farnborough - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 44 (55.70%) Security Cleared
2 28 (35.44%) SC Cleared
3 26 (32.91%) HP
4 25 (31.65%) Windows
5 22 (27.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
6 20 (25.32%) DV Cleared
7 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
8 18 (22.78%) Degree
9 17 (21.52%) HTML
10 16 (20.25%) ITIL
10 16 (20.25%) Active Directory
11 15 (18.99%) SSL
12 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (16.46%) HP Quality Center
13 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
13 13 (16.46%) UNIX
13 13 (16.46%) Oracle
14 12 (15.19%) MCSE
14 12 (15.19%) Computer Science
14 12 (15.19%) ISTQB
15 11 (13.92%) Software Testing
15 11 (13.92%) Linux
15 11 (13.92%) .NET
15 11 (13.92%) VBScript
16 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
16 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
16 10 (12.66%) JSP
16 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (12.66%) OpenView Configuration Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 7 (8.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.06%) Documentum
3 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.33%) MS Project
2 3 (3.80%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.80%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.27%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
2 15 (18.99%) SSL
3 9 (11.39%) Wireshark
3 9 (11.39%) HTTPS
4 6 (7.59%) SNMP
4 6 (7.59%) X.400
4 6 (7.59%) X.500
5 3 (3.80%) Firewall
5 3 (3.80%) SMTP
6 2 (2.53%) ATM
7 1 (1.27%) VLAN
7 1 (1.27%) FDDI
7 1 (1.27%) Internet
7 1 (1.27%) SAN
7 1 (1.27%) VoIP
7 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) QlikView
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.27%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.27%) Big Data
4 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (3.80%) MSI
2 2 (2.53%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.27%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) Lombardi
3 1 (1.27%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (6.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Military
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Billing
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Analyst
2 10 (12.66%) Business Analyst
3 6 (7.59%) Test Analyst
3 6 (7.59%) Build Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Integration Analyst
4 5 (6.33%) Integration Test Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Consultant
5 4 (5.06%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Test Leader
5 4 (5.06%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Release Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Test Specialist
6 3 (3.80%) Tester
6 3 (3.80%) Coordinator
7 2 (2.53%) Architect
7 2 (2.53%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.53%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Security Tester
7 2 (2.53%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.52%) HTML
2 11 (13.92%) .NET
3 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
3 10 (12.66%) JSP
4 7 (8.86%) XML
5 1 (1.27%) MDX
5 1 (1.27%) jQuery
5 1 (1.27%) SAP ALE
5 1 (1.27%) Ajax
5 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.27%) WAMP
5 1 (1.27%) REST
5 1 (1.27%) LAMP
5 1 (1.27%) EDI
5 1 (1.27%) Web Services
5 1 (1.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.39%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.59%) Device Driver
4 5 (6.33%) PKI
4 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.80%) FMCG
6 3 (3.80%) CLARiiON
7 2 (2.53%) Clustering
8 1 (1.27%) CMDB
8 1 (1.27%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.27%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (1.27%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.27%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.65%) Windows
2 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (16.46%) UNIX
4 11 (13.92%) Linux
5 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (11.39%) Windows 2000
6 9 (11.39%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) ITIL
2 11 (13.92%) Software Testing
3 10 (12.66%) Workflow
3 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
4 9 (11.39%) Business Analysis
5 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.13%) Test Scripting
5 8 (10.13%) Requirements Management
6 7 (8.86%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (8.86%) High Availability
7 6 (7.59%) Project Management
7 6 (7.59%) Test Strategy
8 5 (6.33%) Project Planning
8 5 (6.33%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (6.33%) Migration
8 5 (6.33%) Change Management
9 4 (5.06%) UML
9 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.92%) VBScript
3 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.33%) SQL
4 5 (6.33%) C
5 2 (2.53%) Ada
5 2 (2.53%) Pascal
6 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.27%) C#
6 1 (1.27%) C++
6 1 (1.27%) Delphi
6 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.27%) ABAP
6 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (55.70%) Security Cleared
2 28 (35.44%) SC Cleared
3 22 (27.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (25.32%) DV Cleared
5 18 (22.78%) Degree
6 12 (15.19%) MCSE
6 12 (15.19%) ISTQB
7 10 (12.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (10.13%) MCITP
9 7 (8.86%) MCSA
10 5 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (5.06%) MCP
11 4 (5.06%) CCNP
11 4 (5.06%) CCNA
12 3 (3.80%) Chartered Engineer
13 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
1 1 (1.27%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.27%) DO-178B
1 1 (1.27%) GAMP
1 1 (1.27%) GxP
System Software
1 16 (20.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.39%) Nmap
3 6 (7.59%) Firmware
4 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (16.46%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (12.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (11.39%) Nessus
4 6 (7.59%) SCCM
5 4 (5.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (3.80%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (32.91%) HP
2 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
3 13 (16.46%) Oracle
4 6 (7.59%) Capita
5 5 (6.33%) ArcSight
5 5 (6.33%) VMware
5 5 (6.33%) SAP
6 3 (3.80%) Remedy
6 3 (3.80%) Clearswift
6 3 (3.80%) EMC
6 3 (3.80%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.53%) BMC
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco
7 2 (2.53%) Mercator
8 1 (1.27%) Altiris
8 1 (1.27%) Lumension
8 1 (1.27%) IBM
8 1 (1.27%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.27%) CA
8 1 (1.27%) Borland
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