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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 58 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing ISEB 28 37 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.39% 2.83% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.37% 11.35% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 15
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£350 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £212 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £333 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £45.78 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-54.12% +103.45%
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
270 326 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.02% 24.90% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 183 94
Average daily rate £400 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £200 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 11
Average hourly rate £46.00 £15.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.06% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £35.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +3 23 £350 +21.21% 2
High Wycombe +4 1 £375 +68.53% 1
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 27 (51.92%) Finance
2 26 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 19 (36.54%) Software Testing
5 18 (34.62%) SQL
6 17 (32.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (32.69%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (32.69%) Waterfall
7 16 (30.77%) SAP
8 14 (26.92%) QA
9 13 (25.00%) V-Model
9 13 (25.00%) XML
10 12 (23.08%) Test Management
10 12 (23.08%) Business Analysis
10 12 (23.08%) SDLC
11 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
11 11 (21.15%) ISTQB
11 11 (21.15%) Manual Testing
11 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
12 10 (19.23%) SAP BW
12 10 (19.23%) Validation
12 10 (19.23%) Regression Testing
12 10 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (15.38%) HP
14 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
14 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (13.46%) ISEB Practitioner
16 6 (11.54%) Microsoft

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SAP BCA
1 3 (5.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.92%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
1 1 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
2 10 (19.23%) SAP BW
3 6 (11.54%) Data Mining
4 4 (7.69%) SAP BI
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.92%) MS Access
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.92%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.92%) Selenium
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (51.92%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Automotive
3 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.77%) Electronics
4 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
5 2 (3.85%) German Language
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.92%) Local Government
6 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (71.15%) Analyst
2 24 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) Test Leader
4 7 (13.46%) Tester
5 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Applications Tester
6 2 (3.85%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Head of Testing
6 2 (3.85%) Head of Development
6 2 (3.85%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Systems Tester
6 2 (3.85%) SAP Tester
6 2 (3.85%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Web Tester
7 1 (1.92%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (1.92%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (5.77%) XML Messaging
2 3 (5.77%) SOAP
3 2 (3.85%) .NET
3 2 (3.85%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.77%) Biometrics
2 3 (5.77%) DTV
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (1.92%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 19 (36.54%) Software Testing
4 17 (32.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (32.69%) Waterfall
5 13 (25.00%) V-Model
6 12 (23.08%) SDLC
6 12 (23.08%) Business Analysis
6 12 (23.08%) Test Management
7 11 (21.15%) Manual Testing
8 10 (19.23%) Regression Testing
8 10 (19.23%) Validation
9 9 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (11.54%) ITIL
11 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
11 6 (11.54%) Test Planning
12 5 (9.62%) Test Strategy
12 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) C
2 1 (1.92%) Java
2 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) ISTQB
2 10 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 7 (13.46%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (11.54%) Degree
5 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
6 5 (9.62%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.92%) MCTS
9 1 (1.92%) MCP
9 1 (1.92%) MCSE
9 1 (1.92%) CCSP
9 1 (1.92%) CCNA
9 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.92%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (32.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.92%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) SAP
2 8 (15.38%) HP
3 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Compaq
5 1 (1.92%) Juniper
5 1 (1.92%) webMethods
5 1 (1.92%) Northgate
5 1 (1.92%) Terracotta
5 1 (1.92%) F5
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