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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 37 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 0.75% - 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£270 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £37.65 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.34% +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
201 100 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 75.56% 65.36% 69.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 60 71
Average daily rate £320 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £15.00 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.75 £23.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 23 September 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%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (33.33%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (16.67%) AppSense
5 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
5 1 (16.67%) CMDB
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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%) Coaching
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