The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 68 79 73
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Validation 31 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.88% 0.50% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 0.69% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +23.93%
Validation
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1226 1012 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.35% 72.65% 70.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 530 334
Average daily rate £375 £365 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +11.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 38 47
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.03 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -16.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.52 £12.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.29 £74.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bury - 1 £225 -
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 13 (30.23%) Manufacturing
2 11 (25.58%) Data Validation
3 10 (23.26%) Data Integration
3 10 (23.26%) Data Analysis
3 10 (23.26%) Project Management
3 10 (23.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (23.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 9 (20.93%) GMP
4 9 (20.93%) SQL
4 9 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (20.93%) Migration
4 9 (20.93%) Informatics
5 8 (18.60%) QA
5 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
5 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (18.60%) Process Management
5 8 (18.60%) PMI
5 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
5 8 (18.60%) Windows
5 8 (18.60%) GxP
5 8 (18.60%) PMI Certification
6 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (16.28%) ETL
6 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.95%) Application Packaging
7 6 (13.95%) Analytics
7 6 (13.95%) Citrix
8 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
8 5 (11.63%) Talend
8 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) SAS
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.33%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.33%) BigQuery
4 1 (2.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.33%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.33%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (30.23%) Manufacturing
2 10 (23.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (9.30%) Finance
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Architect
3 9 (20.93%) Business Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Data Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Data Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.33%) Business Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Desktop Support
9 1 (2.33%) Support Technician
9 1 (2.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Data Integration
2 9 (20.93%) Informatics
3 8 (18.60%) PMI
4 2 (4.65%) FMCG
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Biometrics
5 1 (2.33%) Biotechnology
5 1 (2.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.65%) Android
3 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.33%) UNIX
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Data Validation
2 10 (23.26%) Data Analysis
2 10 (23.26%) Project Management
3 9 (20.93%) Migration
4 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (18.60%) Process Management
5 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (16.28%) ETL
5 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.95%) Analytics
7 5 (11.63%) Data Management
8 4 (9.30%) Data Architecture
8 4 (9.30%) Data Governance
9 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Compatibility Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Web Testing
10 2 (4.65%) System Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Web Accessibility
10 2 (4.65%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) PMP
2 1 (2.33%) MCP
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 9 (20.93%) GMP
3 8 (18.60%) QA
3 8 (18.60%) GxP
4 2 (4.65%) WCAG
5 1 (2.33%) SLA
5 1 (2.33%) GAMP
5 1 (2.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Citrix
2 5 (11.63%) Talend
3 3 (6.98%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.33%) Acronis
4 1 (2.33%) Lumension
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £19 - £20 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Rate: £13 - £16 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago