The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank - 29 30
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk - 0.54% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.81% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.65 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +7.57%
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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 Norfolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
208 124 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 72.98% 67.39% 72.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 75 64
Average daily rate £325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 18
Average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.80 £13.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £22.78 £23.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Validation
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (20.00%) CMDB
5 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Storage Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix