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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 59 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 35 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.56% 2.49% 2.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.20% 11.19% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 27
Average daily rate
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£355 £273 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.27% -14.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £210 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £353 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.72 £31.56 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+16.35% +125.39%
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
287 268 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.99% 22.24% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 149 104
Average daily rate £375 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £206 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 13
Average hourly rate £45.50 £15.00 £13.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.33% +8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £25.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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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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 +2 29 £344 +14.58% 2
High Wycombe -2 2 £375 +51.51%
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 23 (46.00%) Finance
2 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (34.00%) Software Testing
4 16 (32.00%) Business Analysis
5 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (26.00%) Waterfall
7 13 (26.00%) SQL
7 13 (26.00%) ISTQB
8 12 (24.00%) Test Scripting
8 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
8 12 (24.00%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (22.00%) PRINCE2
9 11 (22.00%) Regression Testing
10 10 (20.00%) HP
10 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (18.00%) Oracle
12 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
13 7 (14.00%) Scrum
13 7 (14.00%) ISEB Practitioner
13 7 (14.00%) Test Management
13 7 (14.00%) Degree
13 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
14 6 (12.00%) SDLC
14 6 (12.00%) QA
14 6 (12.00%) Performance Testing
14 6 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
14 6 (12.00%) Management Information System

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (2.00%) JBoss
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.00%) Confluence
1 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.00%) MS Project
4 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.00%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (46.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Automotive
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) German Language
4 1 (2.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (74.00%) Analyst
2 20 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 16 (32.00%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Tester
5 6 (12.00%) Financial Business Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Programme Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Programme Office Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Head of Development
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Head of Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Applications Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Systems Tester
9 1 (2.00%) Architect
9 1 (2.00%) Junior Test Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) SAP Test Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Manual Test Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Reports Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) XML
2 3 (6.00%) XML Messaging
2 3 (6.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) SOAP
3 2 (4.00%) SAP XI
3 2 (4.00%) Middleware
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) Biometrics
3 3 (6.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.00%) DTV
5 1 (2.00%) Statistics
5 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (38.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (34.00%) Software Testing
3 16 (32.00%) Business Analysis
4 13 (26.00%) Waterfall
5 12 (24.00%) Test Scripting
6 11 (22.00%) PRINCE2
6 11 (22.00%) Regression Testing
7 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (14.00%) Scrum
9 7 (14.00%) Test Management
9 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
10 6 (12.00%) SDLC
10 6 (12.00%) Performance Testing
10 6 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (12.00%) ITIL
11 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
11 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
11 5 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 13 (26.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (14.00%) Degree
3 7 (14.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.00%) MCTS
8 1 (2.00%) MCP
8 1 (2.00%) MCSE
8 1 (2.00%) CCSP
8 1 (2.00%) CCNA
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) HP
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle
3 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.00%) Compaq
5 1 (2.00%) Juniper
5 1 (2.00%) webMethods
5 1 (2.00%) Northgate
5 1 (2.00%) Terracotta
5 1 (2.00%) F5
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
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