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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 18 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.09% 6.20% 14.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 7.69% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £370 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.16% +18.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £36.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-11.03% +13.28%
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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
75 104 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 81.52% 80.62% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 23
Average daily rate £338 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £113.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +320.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2 (66.67%) 3G
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 2 (66.67%) 4G
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) RANAP
2 1 (33.33%) SGSN
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) VCP4
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Siemens

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2 (66.67%) 3G
1 2 (66.67%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
2 1 (33.33%) RANAP
2 1 (33.33%) SGSN
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) VCP4
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Siemens
Maidenhead
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago