The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Newport region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank - 15 17
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport - 1.54% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.17% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £240 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £30.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.93% -17.56%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
98 46 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 77.78% 70.77% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 30 26
Average daily rate £375 £398 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.77% +4.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Validation
South Wales

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Newport

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

Validation
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Military
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) RMADS
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft