The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 Norfolk 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 30 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 2.16% - 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% - 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£278 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.31%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
147 111 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 63.36% 68.52% 73.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 77 81
Average daily rate £278 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +63.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Validation
East of England

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
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
Norwich - 5 £278 -
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) MSI
5 1 (16.67%) AdminStudio
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (33.33%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
1 1 (16.67%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Storage Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) AppSense
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft