The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
South East / Hampshire
Rank 60 83 76
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Contract jobs citing Validation 46 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.58% 1.85% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 2.33% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 24
Median daily rate £375 £330 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -19.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £342 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Median hourly rate £36.50 £57.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.52% +43.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £30.82
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +37.89%

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
1406 1505 1656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.99% 79.76% 80.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 988 910
Median daily rate £425 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 62 73
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.75 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth -2 7 £375 -11.76% 1
Fareham -9 6 £550 - 2
Basingstoke +6 5 £314 -39.61%
Hook -2 5 £330 +13.79%
Farnborough -4 5 £400 +45.45%
Southampton +8 3 £431 - 1
Eastleigh - 1 £438 -
Gosport - 1 - -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 40 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 35 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 25 (29.76%) ITIL
4 18 (21.43%) Windows
5 17 (20.24%) Configuration Management
6 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 16 (19.05%) Degree
7 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
8 12 (14.29%) XML
8 12 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 12 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 11 (13.10%) Test Scripting
9 11 (13.10%) PaaS
9 11 (13.10%) Active Directory
9 11 (13.10%) Finance
9 11 (13.10%) VMware
10 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (11.90%) Java
10 10 (11.90%) Linux
10 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (10.71%) SCCM
11 9 (10.71%) Eclipse
11 9 (10.71%) Cisco
11 9 (10.71%) Migration
11 9 (10.71%) IaaS
11 9 (10.71%) Data Centre
12 8 (9.52%) Windows Server
12 8 (9.52%) Scrum
12 8 (9.52%) Replication

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 6 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (4.76%) GemFire
2 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.10%) PaaS
2 9 (10.71%) IaaS
3 4 (4.76%) GitHub
4 1 (1.19%) Force.com
4 1 (1.19%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.19%) SaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) Firewall
1 8 (9.52%) LAN
2 7 (8.33%) WAN
3 6 (7.14%) MPLS
3 6 (7.14%) SAN
3 6 (7.14%) Skype
3 6 (7.14%) VoIP
4 5 (5.95%) DNS
4 5 (5.95%) LDAP
5 3 (3.57%) Kerberos
5 3 (3.57%) SSL
5 3 (3.57%) X.500
6 2 (2.38%) MVNO
6 2 (2.38%) SMTP
6 2 (2.38%) SNMP
6 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.19%) ATM
7 1 (1.19%) DMVPN
7 1 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) MySQL
3 4 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.76%) HBase
4 3 (3.57%) Apache Hive
4 3 (3.57%) Big Data
4 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.57%) OLTP
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.38%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (2.38%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.19%) MS Access
6 1 (1.19%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Eclipse
2 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.95%) JIRA
3 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.76%) AdminStudio
4 4 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.76%) Gradle
4 4 (4.76%) JUnit
4 4 (4.76%) MSI
4 4 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (4.76%) Selenium
5 3 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.57%) HP UFT
5 3 (3.57%) SilkTest
6 1 (1.19%) ERwin
6 1 (1.19%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (13.10%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.76%) Retail
4 3 (3.57%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.57%) Legal
4 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (13.10%) Analyst
2 10 (11.90%) Developer
3 9 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Active Directory Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) C++ Developer
6 5 (5.95%) C++ Software Developer
6 5 (5.95%) C++/Java Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.95%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Applications Packager
7 4 (4.76%) Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.76%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.29%) XML
2 5 (5.95%) .NET
2 5 (5.95%) MFC
2 5 (5.95%) WCF
2 5 (5.95%) XML Messaging
3 4 (4.76%) JSON
3 4 (4.76%) Kafka
3 4 (4.76%) Middleware
3 4 (4.76%) Spring
3 4 (4.76%) Spring Boot
4 3 (3.57%) Spark Streaming
4 3 (3.57%) Spring Integration
5 2 (2.38%) HTML
5 2 (2.38%) OAuth
5 2 (2.38%) SAML
5 2 (2.38%) Web Services
6 1 (1.19%) Mason
6 1 (1.19%) REST
6 1 (1.19%) Visualforce
6 1 (1.19%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.52%) CMDB
2 8 (9.52%) Replication
3 7 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.33%) Life Science
3 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.76%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.57%) PKI
5 3 (3.57%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.38%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.38%) User Experience
7 1 (1.19%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.43%) Windows
2 12 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 10 (11.90%) Linux
4 8 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.76%) Unix
5 4 (4.76%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) ITIL
2 17 (20.24%) Configuration Management
3 11 (13.10%) Test Scripting
4 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.71%) Migration
6 8 (9.52%) Scrum
7 7 (8.33%) Change Management
7 7 (8.33%) Project Management
7 7 (8.33%) Requirements Management
7 7 (8.33%) SDLC
7 7 (8.33%) Service Design
8 6 (7.14%) Analytics
8 6 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 6 (7.14%) ITIL V3
8 6 (7.14%) Test Planning
9 5 (5.95%) Code Coverage
9 5 (5.95%) Data Management
9 5 (5.95%) MVC
9 5 (5.95%) Service Management
9 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 10 (11.90%) Java
3 7 (8.33%) SQL
3 7 (8.33%) VBScript
4 5 (5.95%) C#
4 5 (5.95%) C++
5 4 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.38%) C
6 2 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (1.19%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.19%) Ruby
7 1 (1.19%) SOQL
7 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 40 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 35 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 16 (19.05%) Degree
4 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (8.33%) MCITP
5 7 (8.33%) MCSA
6 5 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.76%) ISEB
8 3 (3.57%) MCP
8 3 (3.57%) MCTS
9 2 (2.38%) HNC
9 2 (2.38%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.38%) PMP
10 1 (1.19%) AAT
10 1 (1.19%) ACCA
10 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.19%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.57%) HDFS
5 3 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.38%) Firmware
7 1 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) SCCM
2 2 (2.38%) AirWatch
2 2 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.19%) SCOM
3 1 (1.19%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.10%) VMware
3 9 (10.71%) Cisco
4 6 (7.14%) HP
4 6 (7.14%) NetApp
5 5 (5.95%) Telerik
6 4 (4.76%) Citrix
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle
7 3 (3.57%) Cognos
7 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.38%) IBM
8 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.38%) Tableau
8 2 (2.38%) Telelogic
8 2 (2.38%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.19%) F5
9 1 (1.19%) Google
9 1 (1.19%) Informatica
9 1 (1.19%) Motorola
9 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
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