The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 29 May 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 52 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing ISEB 13 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.92% 0.86% 2.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.56% 3.32% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 11
Median daily rate £363 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £293 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £394 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £19.94 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+78.03% -7.25%
ISEB
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
172 211 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.41% 25.83% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 128 178
Median daily rate £425 £400 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +17.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £258 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Median hourly rate £11.50 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.47% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £16.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 21 (63.64%) Software Testing
2 19 (57.58%) SAP
3 18 (54.55%) Finance
4 14 (42.42%) SQL
4 14 (42.42%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (36.36%) SDLC
7 11 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (33.33%) QA
7 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
8 10 (30.30%) Waterfall
9 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (27.27%) XML
10 8 (24.24%) V-Model
10 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
10 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
11 7 (21.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
11 7 (21.21%) HP
11 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
12 6 (18.18%) Oracle
12 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
13 5 (15.15%) Test Management
13 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
13 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
13 5 (15.15%) MS Office
13 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (15.15%) SAP FI
13 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
13 5 (15.15%) ISEB Practitioner

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) SAP FI
2 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.12%) Data Mining
4 3 (9.09%) SAP BW
5 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.03%) Data Mart
6 1 (3.03%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Selenium
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) eggPlant
3 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.03%) TestComplete
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Automotive
3 2 (6.06%) Electronics
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Analyst
2 22 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Test Manager
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) SAP Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) SAP Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) SAP BW Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Strategy Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Web Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Web Test Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Integration Test Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Report Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Reports Test Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) SQL Reporting Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Biometrics
1 1 (3.03%) Contactless
1 1 (3.03%) EPoS
1 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Software Testing
2 14 (42.42%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (36.36%) SDLC
5 10 (30.30%) Waterfall
6 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
7 8 (24.24%) V-Model
8 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
10 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (15.15%) Test Management
11 4 (12.12%) Defect Management
11 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
12 3 (9.09%) Migration
12 3 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
13 2 (6.06%) B2C
13 2 (6.06%) ETL
13 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.06%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (21.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (15.15%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) SAP
2 7 (21.21%) HP
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Compaq
4 1 (3.03%) Terracotta
4 1 (3.03%) webMethods