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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 14 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 6.06% 5.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.06% 6.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £80 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+325.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £57.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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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
85 61 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 85.86% 79.22% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 18
Average daily rate £295 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £488 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
3 1 (16.67%) BAPI
3 1 (16.67%) AS400
3 1 (16.67%) LSMW
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) VMS
3 1 (16.67%) GxP
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica
3 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
3 1 (16.67%) TIBCO

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (16.67%) SAP MM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) 3G
1 1 (16.67%) RTP
1 1 (16.67%) ISUP
1 1 (16.67%) INAP
1 1 (16.67%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LSMW
General
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
1 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GxP
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Informatica
1 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
1 1 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks