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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 100 73 102
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +29
Contract jobs citing ISEB 26 56 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.00% 2.24% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.78% 9.15% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 35 28
Average daily rate
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£388 £310 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £121 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.92 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-49.55% +40.24%
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
687 612 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.51% 24.52% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 273 232
Average daily rate £375 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 25
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -44.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -20.00%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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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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
Reading -18 9 £394 +135.07% 5
Slough -4 5 £361 -9.68% 2
Maidenhead +4 3 - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Windsor - - - - 2
Wokingham - - - -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 30 (49.18%) Telecoms
2 24 (39.34%) Business Analysis
3 19 (31.15%) Finance
4 17 (27.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (26.23%) Software Testing
5 16 (26.23%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (26.23%) HP
6 13 (21.31%) ITIL
7 12 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (18.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (16.39%) Test Scripting
9 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (14.75%) Scrum
10 9 (14.75%) ISTQB
11 8 (13.11%) eTOM
11 8 (13.11%) QA
11 8 (13.11%) CBAP
11 8 (13.11%) Radio Access Network
11 8 (13.11%) Project Management
12 7 (11.48%) DTV
12 7 (11.48%) SQL
12 7 (11.48%) SAP
12 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (11.48%) Programme Management
12 7 (11.48%) Manufacturing
12 7 (11.48%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (11.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 7 (11.48%) Electronics
12 7 (11.48%) Marketing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.92%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.28%) MS Project
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (11.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.28%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (8.20%) DNS
3 4 (6.56%) 4G
3 4 (6.56%) Internet
3 4 (6.56%) SSL
4 3 (4.92%) HTTP
4 3 (4.92%) INAP
4 3 (4.92%) Firewall
5 2 (3.28%) Wireshark
5 2 (3.28%) GGSN
5 2 (3.28%) SGSN
5 2 (3.28%) tcpdump
5 2 (3.28%) LTE
5 2 (3.28%) Network Security
5 2 (3.28%) MVNO
5 2 (3.28%) 2G
5 2 (3.28%) IPsec
5 2 (3.28%) Wireless
5 2 (3.28%) DAB
5 2 (3.28%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Selenium
1 4 (6.56%) WebDriver
2 3 (4.92%) TestDirector
2 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.92%) JUnit
2 3 (4.92%) TestLink
2 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.92%) TestNG
2 3 (4.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) ERwin
3 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (49.18%) Telecoms
2 19 (31.15%) Finance
3 7 (11.48%) Manufacturing
3 7 (11.48%) Electronics
3 7 (11.48%) Marketing
4 5 (8.20%) Billing
5 3 (4.92%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
6 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (67.21%) Analyst
2 24 (39.34%) Business Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Test Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Business Process Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Process Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Tester
7 3 (4.92%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.92%) QA Leader
8 2 (3.28%) Telecoms Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Solutions Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) QA Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Test Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) JSON
1 2 (3.28%) REST
1 2 (3.28%) XML
1 2 (3.28%) WML
1 2 (3.28%) WAP
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
2 1 (1.64%) SOAP
2 1 (1.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) DTV
3 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.28%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.64%) EPoS
6 1 (1.64%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Vista
2 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000
2 2 (3.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Business Analysis
2 16 (26.23%) Software Testing
3 13 (21.31%) ITIL
4 12 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (18.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (16.39%) Test Scripting
6 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.75%) Scrum
8 8 (13.11%) eTOM
8 8 (13.11%) Project Management
9 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (11.48%) Programme Management
9 7 (11.48%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (9.84%) Test Management
10 6 (9.84%) BDD
10 6 (9.84%) Test Automation
10 6 (9.84%) TDD
10 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
11 4 (6.56%) Manual Testing
11 4 (6.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) C#
2 6 (9.84%) Java
3 3 (4.92%) Python
3 3 (4.92%) Perl
3 3 (4.92%) VB
3 3 (4.92%) Ruby
4 1 (1.64%) VBA
4 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (14.75%) ISTQB
3 8 (13.11%) CBAP
4 6 (9.84%) Degree
4 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (26.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) HP
2 7 (11.48%) SAP
3 5 (8.20%) Cisco
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle
5 2 (3.28%) Comptel
5 2 (3.28%) F5
5 2 (3.28%) NetCracker
5 2 (3.28%) Remedy
6 1 (1.64%) Juniper
6 1 (1.64%) Informatica
6 1 (1.64%) IBM
6 1 (1.64%) Cognos
6 1 (1.64%) Verint
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