The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 60 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs citing Validation 33 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.20% 0.75% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 1.01% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 5
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£343 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £37.80 £33.63
% change year-on-year
-14.68% +12.41%
Validation
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1085 991 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 72.24% 74.40% 70.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 627 500
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 33 46
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -14.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 13 £375 - 1
Redhill - 4 £225 -
Chertsey 0 3 £400 -20.00% 1
Leatherhead - 3 - -
Staines -1 1 - -
Camberley - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Dorking - - - -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 17 (31.48%) UNIX
2 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 15 (27.78%) SNMP
3 15 (27.78%) XML
3 15 (27.78%) Firewall
4 14 (25.93%) Java
5 13 (24.07%) MySQL
5 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
5 13 (24.07%) Telecoms
5 13 (24.07%) Huawei
6 12 (22.22%) LTE
7 11 (20.37%) IPsec
7 11 (20.37%) Scrum
7 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (20.37%) MPLS
7 11 (20.37%) Ethernet
7 11 (20.37%) VPN
7 11 (20.37%) Cisco
7 11 (20.37%) MS Office
8 10 (18.52%) XSD
8 10 (18.52%) Data Modelling
8 10 (18.52%) Ericsson
8 10 (18.52%) BGP
8 10 (18.52%) Load Balancing
8 10 (18.52%) Unit Testing
8 10 (18.52%) Network Management
9 9 (16.67%) Project Management
9 9 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (16.67%) CCIE
9 9 (16.67%) Windows

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (9.26%) Tomcat
1 5 (9.26%) Mule
1 5 (9.26%) Confluence
2 2 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
2 11 (20.37%) MS Office
3 7 (12.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.56%) MS Project
5 2 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP MM
1 2 (3.70%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (3.70%) SAP MRS
1 2 (3.70%) SAP EWM
2 1 (1.85%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.85%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) SNMP
1 15 (27.78%) Firewall
2 12 (22.22%) LTE
3 11 (20.37%) IPsec
3 11 (20.37%) MPLS
3 11 (20.37%) VPN
3 11 (20.37%) Ethernet
4 10 (18.52%) BGP
5 7 (12.96%) RSVP
5 7 (12.96%) OSPF
5 7 (12.96%) UMTS
5 7 (12.96%) VoIP
5 7 (12.96%) FWSM
5 7 (12.96%) VRRP
5 7 (12.96%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (12.96%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (12.96%) HSRP
6 6 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (9.26%) 3G
7 5 (9.26%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) MySQL
2 7 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) JUnit
1 5 (9.26%) Subversion
1 5 (9.26%) JIRA
2 3 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
General
1 13 (24.07%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Legal
3 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Developer
2 6 (11.11%) Architect
2 6 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 6 (11.11%) IP Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Database Developer
3 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
3 5 (9.26%) Hybris Developer
4 3 (5.56%) Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) Consultant
4 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (3.70%) Data Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Transition Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Data Governance Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) XML
2 10 (18.52%) XSD
3 7 (12.96%) CSS
3 7 (12.96%) HTML
3 7 (12.96%) Ajax
4 6 (11.11%) Web Services
5 5 (9.26%) Spring MVC
5 5 (9.26%) jQuery
5 5 (9.26%) J2EE
5 5 (9.26%) JSP
5 5 (9.26%) REST
5 5 (9.26%) Spring
6 3 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (3.70%) Flash
7 2 (3.70%) XHTML
7 2 (3.70%) BAPI
7 2 (3.70%) SAP ALE
7 2 (3.70%) DHTML
7 2 (3.70%) FBML
7 2 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Data Conversion
3 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.70%) W3C
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Life Science
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) UNIX
2 9 (16.67%) Windows
3 7 (12.96%) Linux
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Scrum
1 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.52%) Load Balancing
2 10 (18.52%) Data Modelling
2 10 (18.52%) Unit Testing
2 10 (18.52%) Network Management
3 9 (16.67%) Project Management
4 7 (12.96%) ETL
4 7 (12.96%) CRM
4 7 (12.96%) Data Validation
4 7 (12.96%) Network Architecture
5 6 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (9.26%) Integration Testing
6 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (9.26%) Data Architecture
6 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.26%) EAI
6 5 (9.26%) SOA
6 5 (9.26%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) Java
2 7 (12.96%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) Perl
4 4 (7.41%) C#
4 4 (7.41%) C++
5 3 (5.56%) ABAP
6 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (16.67%) CCIE
2 2 (3.70%) APMP
3 1 (1.85%) CCSP
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
2 3 (5.56%) Solvency II
2 3 (5.56%) GxP
3 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.70%) WCAG
4 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) MetaFrame
2 3 (5.56%) XenApp
2 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.07%) Huawei
3 11 (20.37%) Cisco
4 10 (18.52%) Ericsson
5 8 (14.81%) Nokia
5 8 (14.81%) Radware
5 8 (14.81%) Juniper
5 8 (14.81%) Redback
6 7 (12.96%) Business Objects
7 6 (11.11%) Oracle
7 6 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 5 (9.26%) hybris
8 5 (9.26%) Nortel
8 5 (9.26%) CheckPoint
8 5 (9.26%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (7.41%) Informatica
9 4 (7.41%) VMware
9 4 (7.41%) SAP
9 4 (7.41%) Greenplum
10 3 (5.56%) Talend