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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 94 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 25 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.14% 1.68% 2.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.53% 5.26% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 12
Average daily rate
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£364 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.87% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-52.46% +40.24%
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
990 513 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 45.08% 31.94% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 276 224
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 59
Average hourly rate £21.25 £15.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -52.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -6 3 £350 +28.44% 1
Southampton -14 3 £315 -33.68%
Andover - 3 £407 -
Portsmouth -10 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £363 -
Havant - 1 £388 - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Aldershot - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 22 (32.35%) ISTQB
3 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
4 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 19 (27.94%) Oracle
6 18 (26.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 15 (22.06%) HP
9 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
10 13 (19.12%) VB
10 13 (19.12%) QA
11 11 (16.18%) Finance
11 11 (16.18%) C#
11 11 (16.18%) QuickTest Pro
12 10 (14.71%) SQL
12 10 (14.71%) PRINCE2
13 9 (13.24%) Windows
13 9 (13.24%) Java
13 9 (13.24%) .NET
13 9 (13.24%) LoadRunner
13 9 (13.24%) ISEB Practitioner
13 9 (13.24%) Business Analysis
14 8 (11.76%) MCITP
14 8 (11.76%) JIRA
14 8 (11.76%) Regression Testing
14 8 (11.76%) UNIX
14 8 (11.76%) ITIL
14 8 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
15 7 (10.29%) IIBA

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (5.88%) Confluence
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Office
2 5 (7.35%) MS Project
3 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.41%) SAN
2 3 (4.41%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.47%) LAN
3 1 (1.47%) WAN
3 1 (1.47%) H.323
3 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (13.24%) LoadRunner
3 8 (11.76%) JIRA
4 6 (8.82%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (7.35%) Selenium
5 5 (7.35%) JMeter
5 5 (7.35%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.88%) JUnit
6 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.88%) Subversion
7 1 (1.47%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.47%) Gerrit
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.88%) Retail
4 3 (4.41%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Analyst
2 16 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 11 (16.18%) Test Analyst
4 9 (13.24%) Tester
5 8 (11.76%) Test Manager
5 8 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Project Leader
7 3 (4.41%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Test Project Leader
7 3 (4.41%) Automation Tester
8 2 (2.94%) Test Leader
8 2 (2.94%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Integration Test Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Solutions Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) UAT Tester
8 2 (2.94%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) .NET
2 4 (5.88%) Web Services
2 4 (5.88%) RESTful
3 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.41%) JSP
3 3 (4.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) GIS
3 3 (4.41%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Handset
4 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.47%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) UNIX
3 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.47%) Android
5 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
4 10 (14.71%) PRINCE2
5 9 (13.24%) Business Analysis
6 8 (11.76%) ITIL
6 8 (11.76%) Regression Testing
7 7 (10.29%) Asset Management
7 7 (10.29%) Scrum
7 7 (10.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (10.29%) Waterfall
7 7 (10.29%) Integration Testing
8 6 (8.82%) Test Strategy
8 6 (8.82%) Performance Testing
8 6 (8.82%) Security Testing
8 6 (8.82%) Software Testing
8 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.35%) Project Planning
9 5 (7.35%) Matrix Management
10 4 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) VB
2 11 (16.18%) C#
3 10 (14.71%) SQL
4 9 (13.24%) Java
5 6 (8.82%) VBScript
6 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.94%) PHP
8 2 (2.94%) C
9 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 22 (32.35%) ISTQB
3 20 (29.41%) SC Cleared
4 18 (26.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (13.24%) ISEB Practitioner
6 8 (11.76%) MCITP
7 7 (10.29%) IIBA
8 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (5.88%) CBAP
10 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (2.94%) MCP
11 2 (2.94%) MCSE
11 2 (2.94%) CCNP
11 2 (2.94%) CCNA
12 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.47%) APMP
12 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.12%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.88%) WebInspect
3 2 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.94%) Oracle
3 15 (22.06%) HP
4 6 (8.82%) Cisco
5 4 (5.88%) VMware
6 3 (4.41%) Guidewire
6 3 (4.41%) Citrix
7 2 (2.94%) McAfee
8 1 (1.47%) IBM