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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 56 60 71
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing Validation 67 52 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.04% 2.71% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 3.84% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 15
Average daily rate
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£377 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.40% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £323 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £125.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +941.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.15 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +21.11%
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
1715 1355 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.74% 70.57% 75.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 791 706
Average daily rate £385 £368 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 71 83
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.54 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -8 11 £550 +38.80% 1
Hook -1 8 £323 -2.27%
Basingstoke 0 6 £135 +3.84% 2
Andover - 5 £250 - 1
Portsmouth - 5 - - 1
Fareham -2 3 £500 - 1
Gosport 0 2 £375 +11.94%
Farnborough - - - -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 43 (41.35%) Security Cleared
2 42 (40.38%) SC Cleared
3 27 (25.96%) Degree
4 24 (23.08%) HP
5 23 (22.12%) Windows
6 21 (20.19%) ITIL
7 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
7 18 (17.31%) Computer Science
8 14 (13.46%) Software Engineering
8 14 (13.46%) JSP
9 13 (12.50%) HTML
9 13 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (12.50%) Active Directory
10 12 (11.54%) Project Management
10 12 (11.54%) SQL
11 11 (10.58%) .NET
11 11 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (9.62%) Data Analysis
12 10 (9.62%) JSP 440
12 10 (9.62%) Quality Management
12 10 (9.62%) Oracle
12 10 (9.62%) Java
12 10 (9.62%) TCP/IP
13 9 (8.65%) GAMP
13 9 (8.65%) GMP
13 9 (8.65%) GxP
13 9 (8.65%) XML
13 9 (8.65%) Linux
13 9 (8.65%) UML

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.96%) Simulink
3 1 (0.96%) MS Project
3 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.96%) SAP FS
2 1 (0.96%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.62%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.85%) HTTPS
2 4 (3.85%) SSL
2 4 (3.85%) Wireshark
2 4 (3.85%) Network Security
3 3 (2.88%) SMTP
3 3 (2.88%) X.400
3 3 (2.88%) X.500
4 2 (1.92%) X.509
4 2 (1.92%) Firewall
4 2 (1.92%) DHCP
4 2 (1.92%) VPN
4 2 (1.92%) DNS
4 2 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.92%) Internet
4 2 (1.92%) NGN
5 1 (0.96%) ATM
5 1 (0.96%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.85%) Data Mining
1 4 (3.85%) QlikView
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.96%) DB2
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) JUnit
1 4 (3.85%) JIRA
2 2 (1.92%) LabVIEW
2 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.92%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.96%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.96%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.96%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.96%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 13 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (8.65%) Aerospace
3 7 (6.73%) Finance
4 5 (4.81%) Military
5 2 (1.92%) Electronics
5 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (18.27%) Analyst
2 11 (10.58%) Consultant
3 9 (8.65%) Project Manager
4 7 (6.73%) Software Engineer
4 7 (6.73%) Data Analyst
5 5 (4.81%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (4.81%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (3.85%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (3.85%) Developer
6 4 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 4 (3.85%) Programmer
7 3 (2.88%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (2.88%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (2.88%) Test Manager
7 3 (2.88%) Business Analyst
7 3 (2.88%) Tester
7 3 (2.88%) Software Developer
8 2 (1.92%) Architect
8 2 (1.92%) Data Architect
8 2 (1.92%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.46%) JSP
2 13 (12.50%) HTML
3 11 (10.58%) .NET
4 9 (8.65%) XML
5 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.85%) Drools
7 3 (2.88%) SOAP
8 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.92%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.96%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.31%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.65%) LIMS
3 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.88%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.92%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.92%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.92%) Replication
5 2 (1.92%) Clustering
5 2 (1.92%) RMADS
5 2 (1.92%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.96%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.12%) Windows
2 9 (8.65%) Linux
3 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.77%) UNIX
4 4 (3.85%) Windows 2000
4 4 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.19%) ITIL
2 14 (13.46%) Software Engineering
3 12 (11.54%) Project Management
4 11 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.62%) Data Analysis
5 10 (9.62%) Quality Management
6 9 (8.65%) UML
6 9 (8.65%) QMS
6 9 (8.65%) Data Validation
6 9 (8.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (7.69%) ITIL V3
7 8 (7.69%) High Availability
7 8 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (7.69%) Requirements Management
7 8 (7.69%) Six Sigma
8 7 (6.73%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.73%) Data Modelling
8 7 (6.73%) Coaching
9 6 (5.77%) Migration
10 5 (4.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.54%) SQL
2 10 (9.62%) Java
3 9 (8.65%) PowerShell
4 8 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.69%) VBScript
5 7 (6.73%) C
6 5 (4.81%) C#
6 5 (4.81%) Embedded C
7 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.85%) VBA
7 4 (3.85%) Python
7 4 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.88%) C++
9 2 (1.92%) Ruby
10 1 (0.96%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.96%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.96%) COBOL
10 1 (0.96%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 43 (41.35%) Security Cleared
2 42 (40.38%) SC Cleared
3 27 (25.96%) Degree
4 13 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (7.69%) MCSA
5 8 (7.69%) MCITP
6 5 (4.81%) DV Cleared
6 5 (4.81%) MCSE
7 4 (3.85%) ISTQB
7 4 (3.85%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.88%) MCP
8 3 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.92%) CISSP
10 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.96%) CCNP
10 1 (0.96%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) JSP 440
2 9 (8.65%) GAMP
2 9 (8.65%) GMP
2 9 (8.65%) GxP
3 4 (3.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.92%) QA
5 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.88%) XenApp
3 3 (2.88%) vSphere
4 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.92%) vCloud
5 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.85%) Nessus
2 4 (3.85%) Nmap
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.96%) SCCM
4 1 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 24 (23.08%) HP
2 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.62%) Oracle
4 4 (3.85%) VMware
4 4 (3.85%) AppSense
5 3 (2.88%) BMC
6 2 (1.92%) CA
6 2 (1.92%) Juniper
6 2 (1.92%) SAP
6 2 (1.92%) Cisco
6 2 (1.92%) ICL
6 2 (1.92%) ESRI
6 2 (1.92%) NetApp
7 1 (0.96%) Remedy
7 1 (0.96%) Altiris
7 1 (0.96%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.96%) Embarcadero
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £47.83 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Orgtel
Rate: £120 - £135 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Basingstoke
Orgtel
Rate: £120 - £135 per day
Posted: 19 days ago