The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 16 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 2.88% - 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% - 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£309 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidenhead region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 77 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 76.92% 68.75% 64.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 27
Average daily rate £345 £333 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -10.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £140 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Maidenhead region.

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Validation
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Chemistry
2 2 (66.67%) GxP
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Siemens
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
1 1 (33.33%) 4G
1 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
General
1 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Chemistry
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) GxP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia
1 1 (33.33%) Siemens
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lucid Support Services Ltd
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £250.00 - £251.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Vadis People
Rate: up to £255 per day
Posted: 3 days ago