The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 97 78 64
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Contract jobs citing ISEB 21 45 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.12% 2.24% 2.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.65% 5.38% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 24
Average daily rate £359 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+616.66% +27.65%
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 Hampshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
791 836 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 42.12% 41.70% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 413 289
Average daily rate £385 £375 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 23
Average hourly rate £45.50 £14.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.79% -63.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £56.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Hook +13 4 £410 -
Portsmouth -3 3 - -
Southampton +7 2 £331 -14.51% 1
Basingstoke -3 2 £368 +32.43%
Winchester -15 2 £350 +7.69%
Gosport +10 1 - -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 42 (61.76%) Security Cleared
2 36 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 34 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (41.18%) Test Scripting
6 24 (35.29%) HP
7 20 (29.41%) Java
7 20 (29.41%) .NET
8 19 (27.94%) ISTQB
8 19 (27.94%) BDD
9 16 (23.53%) Software Testing
9 16 (23.53%) Selenium
10 15 (22.06%) Oracle
10 15 (22.06%) Cucumber
11 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
11 14 (20.59%) ISEB Practitioner
11 14 (20.59%) Scrum
12 13 (19.12%) C++
12 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
12 13 (19.12%) WebDriver
13 12 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (17.65%) Functional Testing
14 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
14 11 (16.18%) HP UFT
15 9 (13.24%) HTML
15 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
15 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
15 9 (13.24%) Test Strategy
15 9 (13.24%) Security Testing
16 8 (11.76%) Waterfall

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (5.88%) JBoss
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (4.41%) IaaS
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) MVNO
1 4 (5.88%) SAN
1 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.94%) TETRA
3 1 (1.47%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.47%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (5.88%) GIS
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Selenium
2 15 (22.06%) Cucumber
3 13 (19.12%) WebDriver
4 12 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (16.18%) HP UFT
6 7 (10.29%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (7.35%) JIRA
7 5 (7.35%) SpecFlow
8 3 (4.41%) Appium
8 3 (4.41%) Zephyr
9 2 (2.94%) MSI
10 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (11.76%) Military
1 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.35%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Legal
4 2 (2.94%) Automotive
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (47.06%) Analyst
2 19 (27.94%) Test Analyst
3 13 (19.12%) Business Analyst
3 13 (19.12%) Tester
4 9 (13.24%) Consultant
5 7 (10.29%) Automation Tester
6 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Telecoms Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Test Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Agile Tester
7 5 (7.35%) Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Automation Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (4.41%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Data Centre Architect
9 3 (4.41%) OSS Business Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.41%) .NET
2 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
2 9 (13.24%) HTML
3 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Replication
4 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Unix
2 7 (10.29%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) Windows
3 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 19 (27.94%) BDD
4 16 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 14 (20.59%) Scrum
6 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
7 12 (17.65%) Functional Testing
8 9 (13.24%) Security Testing
8 9 (13.24%) Test Strategy
9 8 (11.76%) Regression Testing
9 8 (11.76%) Waterfall
10 7 (10.29%) ITIL
10 7 (10.29%) Knowledge Management
10 7 (10.29%) Migration
10 7 (10.29%) Project Management
10 7 (10.29%) TOGAF
11 6 (8.82%) Business Analysis
11 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
11 6 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (8.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.41%) Java
2 13 (19.12%) C++
3 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.76%) VB
5 6 (8.82%) VBScript
6 5 (7.35%) F#
7 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.41%) PHP
8 3 (4.41%) SQL
9 1 (1.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 42 (61.76%) Security Cleared
2 36 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 34 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (27.94%) ISTQB
5 14 (20.59%) ISEB Practitioner
6 7 (10.29%) DV Cleared
7 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (7.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (5.88%) MCITP
10 2 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (2.94%) MCP
10 2 (2.94%) MCSE
11 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.47%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.41%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.94%) SCCM
4 1 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (35.29%) HP
2 15 (22.06%) Oracle
3 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.76%) Cisco
5 7 (10.29%) Citrix
6 4 (5.88%) Juniper
6 4 (5.88%) VMware
7 3 (4.41%) BMC
7 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.41%) EMC
7 3 (4.41%) NetApp
8 2 (2.94%) AppSense
8 2 (2.94%) Progress
9 1 (1.47%) McAfee