The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hampshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 68 78 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing ISEB 48 28 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.36% 1.60% 2.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.01% 4.77% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 18 22
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £285 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £441 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+346.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -49.00%
Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
799 587 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 39.21% 33.52% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 338 290
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 73
Average hourly rate £38.00 £19.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.48 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ISEB
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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
Southampton -5 4 £315 +3.27% 3
Basingstoke +16 3 £434 +54.91% 1
Portsmouth 0 3 £303 -19.33% 2
Andover -1 2 £285 -
Farnborough - 2 £400 -
Havant -6 1 £388 +3.33%
Aldershot - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - - 2
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (37.18%) ISTQB
2 28 (35.90%) Security Cleared
3 24 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 23 (29.49%) Oracle
5 21 (26.92%) HP
5 21 (26.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
7 19 (24.36%) QA
7 19 (24.36%) Test Scripting
8 17 (21.79%) QuickTest Pro
8 17 (21.79%) SQL
9 15 (19.23%) Finance
9 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (19.23%) Software Testing
9 15 (19.23%) C#
10 14 (17.95%) VB
10 14 (17.95%) Test Automation
11 12 (15.38%) .NET
12 11 (14.10%) Test Strategy
13 10 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (12.82%) Business Analysis
13 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (11.54%) VBScript
14 9 (11.54%) Oracle APEX
14 9 (11.54%) MCITP
15 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
15 8 (10.26%) UNIX
15 8 (10.26%) Windows
15 8 (10.26%) ISEB Practitioner
16 7 (8.97%) Asset Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.13%) CMS
2 4 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (1.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Office
2 4 (5.13%) MS Project
3 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.13%) HTTP
3 3 (3.85%) Broadband
3 3 (3.85%) SAN
4 2 (2.56%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.56%) DNS
5 1 (1.28%) IPv6
5 1 (1.28%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.28%) WinSCP
5 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Navigator
2 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (21.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (11.54%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (7.69%) LoadRunner
4 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.13%) JIRA
5 3 (3.85%) Toad
6 1 (1.28%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.28%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.28%) JUnit
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.28%) JMeter
6 1 (1.28%) Subversion
6 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.28%) Selenium
6 1 (1.28%) FitNesse
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Military
3 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.85%) Electronics
4 3 (3.85%) Retail
4 3 (3.85%) Legal
5 2 (2.56%) Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Billing
6 1 (1.28%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 36 (46.15%) Analyst
2 17 (21.79%) Test Analyst
2 17 (21.79%) Business Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) Tester
4 10 (12.82%) Test Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Test Manager
6 6 (7.69%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.13%) Web Test Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Web Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.85%) QA Tester
8 3 (3.85%) Project Leader
8 3 (3.85%) Quality Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Release Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Portfolio Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Test Project Leader
8 3 (3.85%) QA Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.56%) Integration Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.38%) .NET
2 7 (8.97%) HTML
3 5 (6.41%) Web Services
4 4 (5.13%) CSS
5 3 (3.85%) JSP
5 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.28%) GIS
3 1 (1.28%) Handset
3 1 (1.28%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) UNIX
1 8 (10.26%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.28%) AIX
4 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) Test Scripting
2 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.23%) Software Testing
3 14 (17.95%) Test Automation
4 11 (14.10%) Test Strategy
5 10 (12.82%) Business Analysis
5 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.97%) Asset Management
7 7 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (7.69%) Security Testing
8 6 (7.69%) Automation Testing
8 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.41%) Integration Testing
9 5 (6.41%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.13%) Performance Testing
10 4 (5.13%) Functional Testing
10 4 (5.13%) Test Management
10 4 (5.13%) DSDM
10 4 (5.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) SQL
2 15 (19.23%) C#
3 14 (17.95%) VB
4 9 (11.54%) VBScript
5 7 (8.97%) Java
5 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.85%) Python
7 2 (2.56%) C
7 2 (2.56%) PHP
7 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.28%) C++
8 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.28%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (37.18%) ISTQB
2 28 (35.90%) Security Cleared
3 24 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 21 (26.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (11.54%) MCITP
6 8 (10.26%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (6.41%) IIBA
9 4 (5.13%) CBAP
10 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.85%) MCP
10 3 (3.85%) MCSE
10 3 (3.85%) CCNP
10 3 (3.85%) CCNA
10 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (1.28%) CCA
11 1 (1.28%) APMP
11 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.28%) Degree
11 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.36%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.28%) Netcool
3 1 (1.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.28%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 23 (29.49%) Oracle
2 21 (26.92%) HP
3 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.41%) Cisco
5 4 (5.13%) Citrix
5 4 (5.13%) VMware
5 4 (5.13%) Ektron
6 3 (3.85%) McAfee
7 2 (2.56%) Guidewire
8 1 (1.28%) Veritas
8 1 (1.28%) Siebel