The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 32 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.94% 2.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £625 £280 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.01% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -6.66%
Validation
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
212 170 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 82.17% 81.34% 80.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 119 188
Median daily rate £478 £408 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.17% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 9
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Ipswich -4 5 £625 +78.31%
Validation
East of England

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Validation.

1 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 7 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 6 (42.86%) Data Quality
2 6 (42.86%) Trillium
2 6 (42.86%) Process Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Data Governance
5 2 (14.29%) High Availability
5 2 (14.29%) SIEM
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (14.29%) Secure Coding
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (14.29%) Middleware
5 2 (14.29%) Benchmarking
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Clustering
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) ISEB
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) MTS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) NAS
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Data Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Data Quality Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Big Data Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Business Finance Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Reference Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Reference Data Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (7.14%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 7 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 6 (42.86%) Process Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Data Governance
4 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) Benchmarking
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Secure Coding
4 2 (14.29%) SIEM
4 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Apex Code
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) Data Quality
2 4 (28.57%) QA
3 1 (7.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (7.14%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Check_MK
2 1 (7.14%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Trillium
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
3 1 (7.14%) GoldenSource
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com