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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 76 74 71
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Validation 21 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.35% 0.66% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.89% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
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£438 £213 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -2.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £371 £314
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +18.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +19.04%
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
1146 895 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.56% 73.72% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 477 358
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £487 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 34
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -29.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £8.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £33.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Cheadle - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Validation
North West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 9 (31.03%) Migration
2 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (24.14%) Data Integration
3 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
4 6 (20.69%) Data Validation
4 6 (20.69%) Application Packaging
4 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (20.69%) Citrix
4 6 (20.69%) Manufacturing
5 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
5 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) Data Management
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) QA
6 4 (13.79%) Data Architecture
6 4 (13.79%) Data Governance
6 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (13.79%) SQL
6 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (10.34%) Finance
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
7 3 (10.34%) MS Office
7 3 (10.34%) SAP
7 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (10.34%) Analytics

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.45%) SAP BI
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) BigQuery
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (20.69%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Data Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Integration Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Integration
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) FMCG
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) PMI
4 1 (3.45%) Biometrics
4 1 (3.45%) DTV
4 1 (3.45%) STB
4 1 (3.45%) Informatics
4 1 (3.45%) Biotechnology
4 1 (3.45%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.69%) Data Validation
4 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Data Management
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Data Architecture
5 4 (13.79%) Data Governance
5 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.34%) Analytics
6 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.90%) System Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Master Data Management
7 2 (6.90%) Data Reconciliation
7 2 (6.90%) Web Accessibility
7 2 (6.90%) ETL
7 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
8 1 (3.45%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) VCP4
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
2 3 (10.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (6.90%) WCAG
3 2 (6.90%) GAMP
3 2 (6.90%) GMP
4 1 (3.45%) SLA
4 1 (3.45%) GxP
4 1 (3.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Citrix
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Talend
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
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