The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 48 56 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing ISEB 38 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.89% 2.12% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.62% 10.84% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.40% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £278 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £352 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -49.00%
Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
301 203 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.91% 19.59% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 110 120
Average daily rate £325 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.96 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.60% -23.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Milton Keynes +19 27 £284 -3.81% 4
High Wycombe -1 3 £240 -37.66% 10
Buckingham - - - -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 35 (64.81%) Finance
2 20 (37.04%) SQL
3 18 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 18 (33.33%) QA
4 17 (31.48%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (24.07%) SAP
7 12 (22.22%) PRINCE2
8 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
8 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
8 10 (18.52%) Software Testing
9 9 (16.67%) Banking
9 9 (16.67%) Test Management
9 9 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 9 (16.67%) Automotive
9 9 (16.67%) CRM
10 8 (14.81%) ITIL
10 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
10 8 (14.81%) Windows
10 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (14.81%) Project Management
10 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
10 8 (14.81%) Waterfall
11 7 (12.96%) Selenium
11 7 (12.96%) MS Project
11 7 (12.96%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
12 6 (11.11%) HP
12 6 (11.11%) VBScript

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.96%) MS Project
3 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Summit
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) DB2
2 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Selenium
1 7 (12.96%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 35 (64.81%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Banking
2 9 (16.67%) Automotive
3 4 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (64.81%) Analyst
2 20 (37.04%) Test Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Business Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Tester
5 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.41%) QA Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Manual Tester
6 3 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) QA Leader
7 2 (3.70%) SAP Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Project Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) SAP Tester
8 1 (1.85%) Functional Tester
8 1 (1.85%) SAP Test Coordinator
8 1 (1.85%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.85%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (1.85%) Performance Test Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) XML
1 4 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) Ajax
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Social Media
2 1 (1.85%) DTV
2 1 (1.85%) IVR
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) UNIX
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.56%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 10 (18.52%) Software Testing
4 9 (16.67%) Test Management
4 9 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 9 (16.67%) CRM
5 8 (14.81%) ITIL
5 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (14.81%) Project Management
5 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
5 8 (14.81%) Waterfall
6 6 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 6 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 6 (11.11%) P3M3
7 5 (9.26%) Project Planning
7 5 (9.26%) Test Strategy
8 4 (7.41%) V-Model
8 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.41%) Regression Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) VBScript
3 3 (5.56%) C#
3 3 (5.56%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
2 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.70%) APMP
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.33%) QA
2 5 (9.26%) P3O
3 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (31.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) SAP
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) HP
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
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