The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 85 79 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Validation 24 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.75% 0.31% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 0.38% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 4
Median daily rate £350 £350 £277
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £307 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £350 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
Validation
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1159 783 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.48% 81.14% 79.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 499 471
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 23
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £13.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £45.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the North East region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Validation
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the North East region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -16 23 £350 - 1
Validation
England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Validation.

1 19 (42.22%) Security Cleared
2 18 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (26.67%) Linux
4 11 (24.44%) Unix
4 11 (24.44%) Degree
5 10 (22.22%) ITIL
5 10 (22.22%) Project Management
5 10 (22.22%) Finance
6 9 (20.00%) VMware
6 9 (20.00%) Ruby
6 9 (20.00%) HP
6 9 (20.00%) SQL
6 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 8 (17.78%) Change Control
7 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
8 7 (15.56%) Perl
8 7 (15.56%) Windows
8 7 (15.56%) Solaris
8 7 (15.56%) Scrum
8 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
9 6 (13.33%) Migration
9 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
9 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
10 5 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (11.11%) JSON
10 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Django
10 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (11.11%) Kanban

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.89%) SAN
3 3 (6.67%) DNS
4 2 (4.44%) Kerberos
4 2 (4.44%) LDAP
4 2 (4.44%) X.500
5 1 (2.22%) Firewall
5 1 (2.22%) FTP
5 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 5 (11.11%) MySQL
1 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MSI
1 4 (8.89%) NMock
1 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
1 4 (8.89%) WiX
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) StarTeam
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
2 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.22%) Publishing
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Architect
2 6 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Development Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Development Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Digital Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Digital Technical Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Linux Server Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
1 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 5 (11.11%) CSS
1 5 (11.11%) CSS3
1 5 (11.11%) Django
1 5 (11.11%) HTML
1 5 (11.11%) HTML5
1 5 (11.11%) JSON
1 5 (11.11%) Play Framework
1 5 (11.11%) REST
1 5 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
2 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
2 4 (8.89%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.67%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.44%) PKI
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 11 (24.44%) Unix
3 7 (15.56%) Solaris
3 7 (15.56%) Windows
4 5 (11.11%) AIX
5 4 (8.89%) CentOS
5 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.67%) zOS
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.22%) MVS
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) ITIL
1 10 (22.22%) Project Management
2 8 (17.78%) Change Control
3 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.56%) Scrum
3 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
4 6 (13.33%) Migration
5 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 5 (11.11%) Kanban
5 5 (11.11%) TDD
5 5 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Build Automation
6 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity
6 4 (8.89%) Capacity Management
6 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.89%) Open Source
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) Ruby
1 9 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) Perl
3 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 5 (11.11%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) Scala
3 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.89%) C#
4 4 (8.89%) PHP
4 4 (8.89%) Python
4 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.67%) VB
6 2 (4.44%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) C-shell
7 1 (2.22%) JCL
7 1 (2.22%) Korn
7 1 (2.22%) REXX
7 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) Security Cleared
2 18 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (24.44%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (6.67%) MCTS
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.44%) MCP
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.89%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.22%) Samba
5 1 (2.22%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Puppet
2 2 (4.44%) Control-M
2 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) HP
1 9 (20.00%) VMware
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) SAP
4 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.67%) IBM
6 2 (4.44%) CA
7 1 (2.22%) Autodesk
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) CommVault
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle
7 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
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