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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 88 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Contract jobs citing Validation 36 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.65% 2.07% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.86% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 9
Average daily rate
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£357 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.11% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £208 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £469 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £11.30 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.52% -9.33%
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
1620 1258 1098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 74.18% 72.38% 72.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 701 557
Average daily rate £358 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 47 92
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -5.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 £575 +26.02% 1
Gosport -21 3 - -
Havant -1 2 - -
Winchester - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 33 (43.42%) Security Cleared
2 27 (35.53%) SC Cleared
3 22 (28.95%) HP
4 20 (26.32%) Degree
5 18 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 18 (23.68%) Windows
6 15 (19.74%) ITIL
6 15 (19.74%) Active Directory
7 14 (18.42%) HTML
8 12 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 12 (15.79%) Computer Science
9 10 (13.16%) DV Cleared
9 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
9 10 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (13.16%) Project Management
9 10 (13.16%) JSP
9 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
10 9 (11.84%) SSL
10 9 (11.84%) .NET
10 9 (11.84%) Software Testing
11 8 (10.53%) MCITP
11 8 (10.53%) Requirements Management
11 8 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (10.53%) High Availability
11 8 (10.53%) VBScript
11 8 (10.53%) XML
11 8 (10.53%) MCSE
11 8 (10.53%) MCSA
11 8 (10.53%) UNIX

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Project
2 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.95%) MS Office
4 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.32%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.84%) SSL
3 6 (7.89%) HTTPS
3 6 (7.89%) Wireshark
4 4 (5.26%) Network Security
5 3 (3.95%) SNMP
5 3 (3.95%) X.400
5 3 (3.95%) X.500
5 3 (3.95%) SMTP
6 2 (2.63%) ATM
6 2 (2.63%) NGN
7 1 (1.32%) VoIP
7 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.32%) FDDI
7 1 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (5.26%) JUnit
2 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.63%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (2.63%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.32%) Lombardi
3 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.63%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Military
3 1 (1.32%) Billing
3 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Analyst
2 8 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 6 (7.89%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Test Analyst
4 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Developer
5 4 (5.26%) Release Manager
5 4 (5.26%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Integration Test Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Test Leader
6 3 (3.95%) Build Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Security Tester
6 3 (3.95%) Integration Tester
6 3 (3.95%) Tester
6 3 (3.95%) Coordinator
6 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Consultant
7 2 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) HTML
2 10 (13.16%) JSP
3 9 (11.84%) .NET
4 8 (10.53%) XML
5 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.26%) Drools
7 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.21%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.26%) LIMS
3 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.95%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.63%) Clustering
5 2 (2.63%) PKI
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.32%) CMDB
6 1 (1.32%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.68%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) UNIX
3 7 (9.21%) Linux
4 6 (7.89%) Windows 2000
4 6 (7.89%) Windows XP
4 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) ITIL
2 12 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 10 (13.16%) Project Management
4 9 (11.84%) Software Testing
5 8 (10.53%) Requirements Management
5 8 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (10.53%) High Availability
6 7 (9.21%) Business Analysis
6 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.89%) Workflow
7 6 (7.89%) UML
7 6 (7.89%) Project Planning
7 6 (7.89%) Test Strategy
8 5 (6.58%) Migration
8 5 (6.58%) Scrum
9 4 (5.26%) Change Management
9 4 (5.26%) ERP
9 4 (5.26%) Six Sigma
9 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.53%) VBScript
3 6 (7.89%) Java
3 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.58%) SQL
5 4 (5.26%) Python
5 4 (5.26%) C
6 2 (2.63%) Ada
6 2 (2.63%) Pascal
6 2 (2.63%) Ruby
7 1 (1.32%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (43.42%) Security Cleared
2 27 (35.53%) SC Cleared
3 20 (26.32%) Degree
4 18 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (13.16%) DV Cleared
6 8 (10.53%) MCITP
6 8 (10.53%) MCSE
6 8 (10.53%) MCSA
7 7 (9.21%) ISTQB
8 6 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (5.26%) MCP
10 3 (3.95%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) CCNP
10 3 (3.95%) CCNA
10 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) GAMP
1 4 (5.26%) GxP
1 4 (5.26%) JSP 440
2 3 (3.95%) GMP
System Software
1 15 (19.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.89%) Nmap
3 3 (3.95%) Firmware
4 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (7.89%) Nessus
3 3 (3.95%) SCCM
3 3 (3.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (28.95%) HP
2 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.89%) Oracle
4 5 (6.58%) Capita
5 4 (5.26%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (5.26%) SAP
6 2 (2.63%) Mercator
6 2 (2.63%) Remedy
6 2 (2.63%) ESRI
6 2 (2.63%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.63%) BMC
7 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.32%) VMware
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco
7 1 (1.32%) IBM
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