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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 86 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 36 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.66% 2.48% 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.60% 7.20% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 12
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£325 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £32.78 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-54.69% +48.98%
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
1000 597 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 46.19% 34.39% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 301 184
Average daily rate £360 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £223 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 47
Average hourly rate £16.16 £15.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -58.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £47.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 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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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
Basingstoke -10 6 £280 -20.67%
Andover -2 3 £407 - 1
Southampton -17 3 £363 -19.44% 4
Fareham -1 1 £300 -
Havant - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 25 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (36.76%) ISTQB
2 24 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
4 20 (29.41%) HP
4 20 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (27.94%) SC Cleared
6 17 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 15 (22.06%) Oracle
8 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
9 13 (19.12%) QA
10 12 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
10 12 (17.65%) UNIX
11 11 (16.18%) .NET
11 11 (16.18%) SQL
11 11 (16.18%) HTML
11 11 (16.18%) Finance
11 11 (16.18%) Scrum
12 10 (14.71%) JIRA
12 10 (14.71%) MCITP
12 10 (14.71%) Java
12 10 (14.71%) C#
13 9 (13.24%) VB
13 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
13 9 (13.24%) Software Testing
13 9 (13.24%) Selenium
13 9 (13.24%) Performance Testing
14 8 (11.76%) Security Testing
14 8 (11.76%) Cucumber

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.88%) CMS
2 4 (5.88%) Confluence
2 4 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.47%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) SAN
2 4 (5.88%) HTTP
2 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.41%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.94%) LAN
4 2 (2.94%) WAN
5 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.47%) H.323
5 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) JIRA
2 9 (13.24%) Selenium
3 8 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 8 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (10.29%) LoadRunner
5 5 (7.35%) JMeter
5 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.88%) Subversion
6 4 (5.88%) JUnit
6 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.41%) IntelliJ
7 3 (4.41%) Xcode
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (4.41%) Calabash
7 3 (4.41%) Appium
8 1 (1.47%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.47%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Electronics
4 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Analyst
2 15 (22.06%) Tester
3 14 (20.59%) Business Analyst
4 11 (16.18%) Test Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Test Manager
5 8 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.41%) UAT Tester
8 3 (4.41%) Test Project Leader
8 3 (4.41%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Project Leader
8 3 (4.41%) Quality Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Test Specialist
9 2 (2.94%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.94%) Service Manager
9 2 (2.94%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.94%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.18%) HTML
1 11 (16.18%) .NET
2 8 (11.76%) Web Services
3 7 (10.29%) JSP
3 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.88%) CSS
4 4 (5.88%) RESTful
5 1 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Smart Meter
2 4 (5.88%) GIS
3 3 (4.41%) Robotics
4 2 (2.94%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.47%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) UNIX
2 7 (10.29%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Android
3 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
4 11 (16.18%) Scrum
5 9 (13.24%) Software Testing
5 9 (13.24%) Performance Testing
6 8 (11.76%) Security Testing
7 6 (8.82%) Waterfall
7 6 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.35%) Integration Testing
8 5 (7.35%) User Stories
8 5 (7.35%) Regression Testing
8 5 (7.35%) Migration
9 4 (5.88%) ITIL
9 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.88%) DSDM
9 4 (5.88%) Project Management
9 4 (5.88%) Service Management
9 4 (5.88%) TDD
9 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 11 (16.18%) SQL
3 10 (14.71%) C#
3 10 (14.71%) Java
4 9 (13.24%) VB
5 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.41%) VBScript
8 2 (2.94%) C
9 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) PHP
9 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (36.76%) ISTQB
2 24 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 20 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (27.94%) SC Cleared
5 10 (14.71%) MCITP
6 7 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (8.82%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (8.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (5.88%) IIBA
9 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (2.94%) CBAP
10 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.94%) Degree
10 2 (2.94%) MCP
10 2 (2.94%) MCSE
10 2 (2.94%) CCNP
10 2 (2.94%) CCNA
11 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.47%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.12%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.88%) WebInspect
3 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
2 20 (29.41%) HP
3 15 (22.06%) Oracle
4 8 (11.76%) Cisco
5 5 (7.35%) Citrix
6 4 (5.88%) Ektron
7 3 (4.41%) VMware
8 2 (2.94%) Guidewire
9 1 (1.47%) IBM
9 1 (1.47%) McAfee
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £300 per hour DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago