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 27 February 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 94 105 98
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 13 15 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 0.61% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.47% 2.48% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 21
Median daily rate £338 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £400 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £170.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-70.58% +806.66%

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
527 605 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.46% 24.46% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 316 309
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 28
Median hourly rate £14.25 £55.55 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.34% +77.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.04 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +86.66%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
Slough +10 6 £296 +18.50%
Wokingham - 3 £325 -
Reading +11 2 £473 +31.70%
Bracknell - 1 £375 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 17 (65.38%) ISTQB
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
4 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) Data Management
4 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
4 5 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (19.23%) SDLC
5 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma
6 3 (11.54%) Validation
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Unix
6 3 (11.54%) Windows
6 3 (11.54%) Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
6 3 (11.54%) SAP
6 3 (11.54%) ERP
6 3 (11.54%) HP
6 3 (11.54%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Selenium
6 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.85%) NetSuite
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
1 2 (7.69%) Taleo
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Selenium
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.85%) Gradle
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
3 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
3 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) TestNG
3 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Test Leader
4 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Test Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Project Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Test Manager
6 2 (7.69%) ERP Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Manager
7 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (3.85%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Project Control Manager
7 1 (3.85%) UAT Lead
7 1 (3.85%) UAT Test Lead
7 1 (3.85%) UML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) JSON
1 1 (3.85%) REST
1 1 (3.85%) RESTful
1 1 (3.85%) SOAP
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Android
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.69%) Solaris
2 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
3 5 (19.23%) Data Management
3 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) SDLC
3 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
3 5 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Defect Management
5 3 (11.54%) ERP
5 3 (11.54%) Service Design
5 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) C++
2 1 (3.85%) Groovy
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) ISTQB
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) AAT
5 1 (3.85%) ACCA
5 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.85%) CIMA
5 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) IIBA
5 1 (3.85%) PMP
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) PMO
2 2 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (3.85%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (3.85%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) HP
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) Progress
3 2 (7.69%) Saba
4 1 (3.85%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.85%) Infor
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Sage
4 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.85%) Workday