The table below looks at the statistics for Val IT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Val IT over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Val IT
Rank - - 629
Contract jobs citing Val IT 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4962 5146 5075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.90% 9.07% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3151 3152 3071
Median daily rate £425 £405 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £251 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 167 226
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £47.33 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

Val IT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Val IT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 17 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Val IT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for 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

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:

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