The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 22 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 1.39% - 6.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% - 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £550 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
Validation
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
65 76 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 90.28% 84.44% 72.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 47 31
Median daily rate £425 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £318 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £572 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.77 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Knutsford region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Validation across the Knutsford region.

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Validation
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Validation.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Server Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003