The table below looks at the statistics for Val IT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Val IT over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Val IT
Rank 624 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Val IT 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.079% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £638 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £638 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5092 4875 4355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.90% 9.45% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3140 2990 2535
Average daily rate £425 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 176 163
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.98 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

Val IT
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Val IT within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Val IT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Val IT
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Val IT within the UK.

Val IT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Val IT
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Val IT within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Val IT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Val IT
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Val IT within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England - 4 £638 -
North West - 3 £638 -
Cheshire - 2 £638 -
Warrington - 2 £638 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

Val IT
Top 17 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Val IT 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 Val IT.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) COBIT
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) eTOM
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (50.00%) SSAE 16
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management

Val IT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Val IT 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 Val IT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Auditor
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Auditor
1 2 (50.00%) IT Auditor
1 2 (50.00%) IT Security Auditor
1 2 (50.00%) Security Auditor
2 1 (25.00%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Process Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) eTOM
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) COBIT
2 2 (50.00%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (50.00%) SSAE 16