The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 75 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 9 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.75% 2.44% 2.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.04% 8.80% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 18
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £275 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £202 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £378 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.94 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.75% -3.63%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
296 341 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.61% 27.70% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 195 119
Average daily rate £389 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 7
Average hourly rate £41.25 £15.75 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.90% -15.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.47 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.60 £32.60 £25.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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
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 22 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 7 £300 - 2
High Wycombe -5 1 £388 +61.45%
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 26 (70.27%) Finance
2 22 (59.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (48.65%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (45.95%) Test Scripting
5 16 (43.24%) SQL
5 16 (43.24%) SAP
6 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (40.54%) Test Management
6 15 (40.54%) QA
7 14 (37.84%) Software Testing
8 13 (35.14%) Waterfall
8 13 (35.14%) V-Model
9 12 (32.43%) Relational Database
9 12 (32.43%) Validation
9 12 (32.43%) XML
10 10 (27.03%) SAP BW
10 10 (27.03%) Manual Testing
11 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
11 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
12 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
12 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (16.22%) Data Mining
13 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
13 5 (13.51%) Degree
14 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
14 4 (10.81%) Web Testing
14 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (10.81%) Test Planning
14 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (10.81%) SAP BI

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP BCA
1 3 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DHCP
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) Relational Database
2 10 (27.03%) SAP BW
3 6 (16.22%) Data Mining
4 4 (10.81%) SAP BI
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.70%) MS Access
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Selenium
2 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.70%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (70.27%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Electronics
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.11%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Automotive
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Analyst
2 19 (51.35%) Test Analyst
3 14 (37.84%) Test Leader
4 8 (21.62%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SAP Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Report Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Performance Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Junior Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Financial Business Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Web Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) SAP Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Web Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Reports Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) DTV
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
1 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (45.95%) Test Scripting
3 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (40.54%) Test Management
4 14 (37.84%) Software Testing
5 13 (35.14%) Waterfall
5 13 (35.14%) V-Model
6 12 (32.43%) Validation
7 10 (27.03%) Manual Testing
8 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
9 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Web Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Test Planning
10 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
11 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
11 3 (8.11%) Change Management
11 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
11 3 (8.11%) Project Management
11 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.51%) Degree
3 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (40.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (48.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) SAP
2 3 (8.11%) HP
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Northgate
4 1 (2.70%) Lotus
4 1 (2.70%) Apple
4 1 (2.70%) Cognos
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago