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 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 104 93 79
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs citing ISEB 16 35 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 1.42% 2.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.49% 4.96% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 31
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£363 £373 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £226 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £449 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.72 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+16.35% +147.49%
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
642 706 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.11% 28.59% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 318 279
Average daily rate £385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 21
Average hourly rate £30.90 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.63% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £15.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £59.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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 -12 5 £375 -14.77% 3
Newbury - 3 £363 - 1
Slough -7 1 £330 - 1
Bracknell -9 1 - - 1
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 22 (42.31%) ISTQB
2 19 (36.54%) Test Scripting
2 19 (36.54%) HP
3 18 (34.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (32.69%) Telecoms
5 15 (28.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (26.92%) Finance
6 14 (26.92%) SQL
7 13 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 13 (25.00%) QA
7 13 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
8 12 (23.08%) Degree
8 12 (23.08%) Software Testing
8 12 (23.08%) ITIL
9 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
10 10 (19.23%) Test Strategy
11 9 (17.31%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 9 (17.31%) Automated Testing
11 9 (17.31%) LTE
11 9 (17.31%) Java
12 8 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (15.38%) XML
12 8 (15.38%) GSM
12 8 (15.38%) UMTS
12 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (15.38%) System Testing
12 8 (15.38%) Test Planning

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.77%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.92%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) LTE
2 8 (15.38%) GSM
2 8 (15.38%) UMTS
3 6 (11.54%) VoIP
3 6 (11.54%) RTCP
3 6 (11.54%) RTP
3 6 (11.54%) Wireless
3 6 (11.54%) CDMA
3 6 (11.54%) GPRS
3 6 (11.54%) VoLTE
4 4 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (5.77%) 3G
6 2 (3.85%) 4G
6 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.92%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) DB2
2 6 (11.54%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) LoadRunner
2 5 (9.62%) HP UFT
3 4 (7.69%) Selenium
4 3 (5.77%) Subversion
4 3 (5.77%) JBehave
4 3 (5.77%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.85%) JIRA
5 2 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.92%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.92%) NeoLoad
General
1 17 (32.69%) Telecoms
2 14 (26.92%) Finance
3 7 (13.46%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Billing
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Electronics
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Analyst
2 11 (21.15%) Business Analyst
2 11 (21.15%) Test Analyst
2 11 (21.15%) Test Leader
3 8 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Tester
5 3 (5.77%) Business Process Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Process Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Automation Tester
5 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Data Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Test Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) XML
2 6 (11.54%) Flash
2 6 (11.54%) HTML
2 6 (11.54%) J2EE
3 3 (5.77%) RESTful
3 3 (5.77%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.92%) SOAP
4 1 (1.92%) JSF
4 1 (1.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Smart Meter
3 2 (3.85%) DTV
3 2 (3.85%) Handset
4 1 (1.92%) FMCG
4 1 (1.92%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.92%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) UNIX
2 1 (1.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Test Scripting
2 15 (28.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 13 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 12 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 12 (23.08%) ITIL
5 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
6 10 (19.23%) Test Strategy
7 9 (17.31%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 9 (17.31%) Automated Testing
8 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (15.38%) Test Planning
8 8 (15.38%) System Testing
9 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
9 7 (13.46%) Service Management
10 6 (11.54%) Project Management
10 6 (11.54%) Test Management
10 6 (11.54%) Performance Testing
10 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) SQL
2 9 (17.31%) Java
3 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) ISTQB
2 18 (34.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (23.08%) Degree
4 8 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (9.62%) CBAP
6 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) HP
2 5 (9.62%) SAP
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) Remedy
4 3 (5.77%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) Capita
5 2 (3.85%) Talend
6 1 (1.92%) Cognos
6 1 (1.92%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.92%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.92%) Nokia
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