The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 95 84 97
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing ISEB 28 47 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.14% 1.82% 1.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.98% 6.95% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 29
Average daily rate
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£375 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £168 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+97.21% -54.28%
ISEB
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
704 676 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.69% 26.20% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 273 253
Average daily rate £375 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £242 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 11
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.78 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% -49.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Reading +8 12 £440 +41.93% 11
Slough +2 9 £335 -16.25% 3
Bracknell -3 1 £350 +13.82% 1
Maidenhead - 1 - - 2
Newbury - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ISEB 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 ISEB.

1 34 (50.75%) Telecoms
2 26 (38.81%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (35.82%) Software Testing
4 23 (34.33%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (32.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (32.84%) Business Analysis
6 20 (29.85%) Finance
6 20 (29.85%) HP
7 15 (22.39%) Windows
8 14 (20.90%) SQL
9 12 (17.91%) TestDirector
10 11 (16.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (16.42%) Test Automation
10 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
11 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
11 10 (14.93%) Test Scripting
11 10 (14.93%) ISTQB
11 10 (14.93%) QuickTest Pro
11 10 (14.93%) ITIL
11 10 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (13.43%) DNS
12 9 (13.43%) QA
12 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (11.94%) Marketing
14 7 (10.45%) Scrum
14 7 (10.45%) Programme Management
14 7 (10.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 7 (10.45%) Electronics
14 7 (10.45%) Billing
14 7 (10.45%) Digital Marketing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ISEB 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 ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.96%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Spreadsheet
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Project
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (5.97%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) DNS
2 7 (10.45%) HTTP
3 6 (8.96%) 4G
4 5 (7.46%) SSL
4 5 (7.46%) Firewall
5 4 (5.97%) Internet
5 4 (5.97%) 3G
5 4 (5.97%) INAP
5 4 (5.97%) 2G
5 4 (5.97%) IPsec
5 4 (5.97%) IPv6
5 4 (5.97%) DHCP
5 4 (5.97%) LTE
5 4 (5.97%) Network Security
6 3 (4.48%) Wireshark
6 3 (4.48%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (4.48%) FTP
6 3 (4.48%) SNMP
6 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.48%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.49%) DB2
2 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) TestDirector
2 10 (14.93%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (8.96%) WinRunner
4 4 (5.97%) LoadRunner
4 4 (5.97%) Rational Performance Tester
5 3 (4.48%) Selenium
5 3 (4.48%) TestNG
5 3 (4.48%) JProfiler
5 3 (4.48%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.48%) Toad
5 3 (4.48%) JUnit
5 3 (4.48%) Introscope
6 1 (1.49%) JIRA
6 1 (1.49%) ERwin
General
1 34 (50.75%) Telecoms
2 20 (29.85%) Finance
3 8 (11.94%) Marketing
4 7 (10.45%) Electronics
4 7 (10.45%) Billing
4 7 (10.45%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (68.66%) Analyst
2 22 (32.84%) Business Analyst
3 20 (29.85%) Test Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Tester
5 4 (5.97%) Consultant
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Test Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Solutions Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) QA Leader
6 3 (4.48%) Business Process Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Process Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Network Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Coordinator
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) JSON
1 3 (4.48%) REST
1 3 (4.48%) JDBC
1 3 (4.48%) XML
1 3 (4.48%) ODBC
1 3 (4.48%) Middleware
2 2 (2.99%) SOAP
2 2 (2.99%) WML
2 2 (2.99%) WAP
3 1 (1.49%) HTML5
3 1 (1.49%) HTML
3 1 (1.49%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) DTV
3 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.46%) Smart Meter
4 5 (7.46%) Clustering
5 3 (4.48%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.49%) IVR
6 1 (1.49%) Statistics
6 1 (1.49%) User Experience
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Windows
2 7 (10.45%) UNIX
3 5 (7.46%) AIX
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.97%) Solaris
4 4 (5.97%) Linux
4 4 (5.97%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Software Testing
2 22 (32.84%) Business Analysis
3 11 (16.42%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (16.42%) Test Automation
4 10 (14.93%) Test Scripting
4 10 (14.93%) ITIL
4 10 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.45%) Scrum
6 7 (10.45%) Programme Management
6 7 (10.45%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
6 7 (10.45%) Project Management
6 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.46%) Performance Testing
7 5 (7.46%) Test Management
8 4 (5.97%) Process Management
8 4 (5.97%) Test Strategy
8 4 (5.97%) Test Planning
8 4 (5.97%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) SQL
2 7 (10.45%) Java
3 6 (8.96%) VB
4 4 (5.97%) Perl
5 3 (4.48%) Ruby
5 3 (4.48%) Python
5 3 (4.48%) C#
5 3 (4.48%) C++
5 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.49%) VBA
6 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
3 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.93%) ISTQB
4 6 (8.96%) CBAP
4 6 (8.96%) Degree
5 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (4.48%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 26 (38.81%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.46%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (7.46%) Netcool
2 5 (7.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.48%) nmon
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) HP
2 7 (10.45%) SAP
3 6 (8.96%) Citrix
4 5 (7.46%) Cisco
4 5 (7.46%) McAfee
4 5 (7.46%) Veritas
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle
5 4 (5.97%) F5
6 3 (4.48%) NetCracker
6 3 (4.48%) Comptel
7 2 (2.99%) Remedy
7 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.49%) Redknee
8 1 (1.49%) Verint
8 1 (1.49%) IBM
8 1 (1.49%) Cognos
8 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.49%) Juniper
8 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
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