The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 77 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +2
Contract jobs citing Validation 44 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.09% 2.73% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 3.52% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 1
Median daily rate £310 £550 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% +115.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -6.66%
Validation
North 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1241 483 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.09% 77.65% 73.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 321 210
Median daily rate £320 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £553 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 32 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.68 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.62% -53.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £12.30 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

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

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Tyne and Wear 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 44 £310 -43.63% 1
Validation
North East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Validation.

1 25 (48.08%) Security Cleared
2 22 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 21 (40.38%) Unix
3 21 (40.38%) Linux
4 19 (36.54%) HP
5 18 (34.62%) Degree
6 17 (32.69%) ITIL
7 16 (30.77%) SQL
8 15 (28.85%) Mentoring
9 14 (26.92%) Windows
9 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
10 13 (25.00%) DNS
10 13 (25.00%) Project Management
10 13 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 13 (25.00%) Defect Management
11 12 (23.08%) DevOps
11 12 (23.08%) Korn
11 12 (23.08%) Windows XP
11 12 (23.08%) Perl
12 11 (21.15%) PL/SQL
12 11 (21.15%) Oracle
12 11 (21.15%) Red Hat
12 11 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (21.15%) SSH
13 10 (19.23%) SAN
13 10 (19.23%) Firewall
14 9 (17.31%) Service Delivery
15 8 (15.38%) Business Continuity
15 8 (15.38%) SAP
15 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 7 (13.46%) JBoss
1 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
2 5 (9.62%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) DNS
2 11 (21.15%) SSH
3 10 (19.23%) Firewall
3 10 (19.23%) SAN
4 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 7 (13.46%) LDAP
5 7 (13.46%) OpenLDAP
6 5 (9.62%) iSCSI
6 5 (9.62%) WAN
7 3 (5.77%) FTP
8 1 (1.92%) DHCP
8 1 (1.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Unix Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Linux Support
3 6 (11.54%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Unix Support
4 5 (9.62%) Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Linux Support Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Unix Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Linux Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) QA Tester
7 2 (3.85%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Tester
7 2 (3.85%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) ISPF
2 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (5.77%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) CMDB
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Linux
1 21 (40.38%) Unix
2 14 (26.92%) Windows
3 12 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 11 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.77%) MVS
5 3 (5.77%) zOS
6 2 (3.85%) AIX
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.92%) Solaris
7 1 (1.92%) VME
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) ITIL
2 15 (28.85%) Mentoring
3 13 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 13 (25.00%) Project Management
4 12 (23.08%) DevOps
5 9 (17.31%) Service Delivery
6 8 (15.38%) Business Continuity
7 7 (13.46%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Change Control
10 3 (5.77%) Change Management
10 3 (5.77%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (5.77%) Data Validation
10 3 (5.77%) Functional Testing
10 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
10 3 (5.77%) SDLC
10 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
11 2 (3.85%) High Availability
11 2 (3.85%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) SQL
2 12 (23.08%) Korn
2 12 (23.08%) Perl
3 11 (21.15%) PL/SQL
4 7 (13.46%) Shell Script
5 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.62%) C-shell
6 3 (5.77%) JCL
6 3 (5.77%) REXX
7 1 (1.92%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Security Cleared
2 22 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 18 (34.62%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.77%) PMP
5 2 (3.85%) MCTS
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.46%) NFS
3 5 (9.62%) Samba
4 3 (5.77%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) HP
2 11 (21.15%) Oracle
2 11 (21.15%) Red Hat
3 8 (15.38%) SAP
4 3 (5.77%) IBM
4 3 (5.77%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.92%) Altiris
6 1 (1.92%) AppSense
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix
6 1 (1.92%) CommVault
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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