The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Surrey 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 68 71 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing Validation 21 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.66% 1.22% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.72% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate
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£371 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £261 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.31%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
917 873 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 72.49% 70.80% 72.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 469 552
Average daily rate £375 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 62
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.50 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £42.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Validation
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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
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 25 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +14 8 £383 - 1
Staines -5 3 - - 1
Reigate - 1 - - 1
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Redhill - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (34.15%) XML
1 14 (34.15%) UNIX
2 13 (31.71%) MySQL
3 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
3 11 (26.83%) Huawei
3 11 (26.83%) SNMP
3 11 (26.83%) Data Validation
4 10 (24.39%) Ericsson
4 10 (24.39%) Java
5 9 (21.95%) MS Office
5 9 (21.95%) HTML
5 9 (21.95%) CSS
5 9 (21.95%) Project Management
6 8 (19.51%) Firewall
6 8 (19.51%) LTE
7 7 (17.07%) Confluence
7 7 (17.07%) hybris
7 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Integration Testing
7 7 (17.07%) JIRA
7 7 (17.07%) Spring MVC
7 7 (17.07%) jQuery
7 7 (17.07%) SEO
7 7 (17.07%) MVC
7 7 (17.07%) Ajax
7 7 (17.07%) Subversion
7 7 (17.07%) Spring
7 7 (17.07%) Scrum
7 7 (17.07%) JSP
7 7 (17.07%) XSD

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (17.07%) Tomcat
1 7 (17.07%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Office
2 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (4.88%) SAP MRS
2 2 (4.88%) SAP EWM
2 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.88%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.44%) SAP PM
3 1 (2.44%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.44%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) SNMP
2 8 (19.51%) Firewall
2 8 (19.51%) LTE
3 6 (14.63%) IPsec
3 6 (14.63%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (14.63%) VPN
3 6 (14.63%) Ethernet
3 6 (14.63%) MPLS
3 6 (14.63%) BGP
4 5 (12.20%) RSVP
4 5 (12.20%) Telnet
4 5 (12.20%) VRRP
4 5 (12.20%) OSPF
4 5 (12.20%) 3G
4 5 (12.20%) UMTS
4 5 (12.20%) VoIP
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (12.20%) FWSM
4 5 (12.20%) HSRP
4 5 (12.20%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) MySQL
2 6 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) MS Access
4 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) JUnit
1 7 (17.07%) Subversion
1 7 (17.07%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Architect
2 8 (19.51%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Database Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) CRM Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Telecoms Software Developer
8 1 (2.44%) SAP SD Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) SAP EWM Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Governance Manager
8 1 (2.44%) OSS Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.44%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) XML
2 9 (21.95%) CSS
2 9 (21.95%) HTML
3 7 (17.07%) Spring
3 7 (17.07%) Ajax
3 7 (17.07%) Spring MVC
3 7 (17.07%) jQuery
3 7 (17.07%) JSP
3 7 (17.07%) XSD
4 3 (7.32%) XSLT
4 3 (7.32%) SOAP
4 3 (7.32%) Web Services
4 3 (7.32%) SAP PI
4 3 (7.32%) SAP ALE
4 3 (7.32%) .NET
4 3 (7.32%) BAPI
5 2 (4.88%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (4.88%) WSDL
5 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) NHS
1 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) UNIX
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Data Validation
2 9 (21.95%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) MVC
3 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
3 7 (17.07%) Data Modelling
3 7 (17.07%) B2C
3 7 (17.07%) Scrum
3 7 (17.07%) SEO
3 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
3 7 (17.07%) Integration Testing
4 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (14.63%) ETL
4 6 (14.63%) Network Management
4 6 (14.63%) Load Balancing
5 5 (12.20%) Network Architecture
5 5 (12.20%) CRM
6 4 (9.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) Requirements Management
7 3 (7.32%) Migration
7 3 (7.32%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) Java
2 6 (14.63%) ABAP
3 5 (12.20%) Perl
3 5 (12.20%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) C#
4 3 (7.32%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (14.63%) CCIE
2 3 (7.32%) ISEB
2 3 (7.32%) IIBA
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
1 2 (4.88%) QA
1 2 (4.88%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) WSUS
1 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Huawei
2 10 (24.39%) Ericsson
3 7 (17.07%) Nokia
3 7 (17.07%) SAP
3 7 (17.07%) Cisco
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.07%) Juniper
3 7 (17.07%) hybris
4 6 (14.63%) Greenplum
4 6 (14.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle
4 6 (14.63%) Radware
4 6 (14.63%) Redback
5 5 (12.20%) Nortel
6 4 (9.76%) Business Objects
7 3 (7.32%) Talend
8 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.44%) VMware
9 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.44%) Crossbeam