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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 53 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 20 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.42% 3.04% 2.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.26% 10.81% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £376 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £45.78 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-54.12% +103.45%
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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
195 259 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.64% 28.12% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 162 75
Average daily rate £400 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £200 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £473 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 7
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 20 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (42.50%) Test Scripting
4 15 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 15 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 15 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (37.50%) SQL
4 15 (37.50%) SAP
5 13 (32.50%) XML
5 13 (32.50%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (30.00%) Business Analysis
6 12 (30.00%) QA
7 11 (27.50%) V-Model
7 11 (27.50%) SDLC
8 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 10 (25.00%) Validation
8 10 (25.00%) Test Management
9 9 (22.50%) Manual Testing
9 9 (22.50%) SAP BW
9 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
12 6 (15.00%) ISEB Practitioner
12 6 (15.00%) HP
12 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
12 6 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (12.50%) Test Planning
13 5 (12.50%) ITIL
13 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
13 5 (12.50%) Data Mining

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP BCA
1 3 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.50%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (22.50%) SAP BW
3 5 (12.50%) Data Mining
4 3 (7.50%) SAP BI
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Automotive
3 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.50%) Electronics
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) German Language
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) Analyst
2 18 (45.00%) Test Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Business Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Test Leader
4 7 (17.50%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Tester
5 2 (5.00%) SAP Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Head of Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Head of Development
6 1 (2.50%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Web Tester
6 1 (2.50%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Web Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) SAP Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Reports Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) XML
2 3 (7.50%) XML Messaging
2 3 (7.50%) SOAP
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Data Structures
2 3 (7.50%) Biometrics
2 3 (7.50%) DTV
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (42.50%) Test Scripting
3 15 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 15 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 12 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 11 (27.50%) SDLC
5 11 (27.50%) V-Model
6 10 (25.00%) Test Management
6 10 (25.00%) Validation
7 9 (22.50%) Manual Testing
8 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 5 (12.50%) ITIL
9 5 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.50%) Test Planning
10 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (10.00%) Web Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
2 6 (15.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 6 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) Degree
4 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.50%) MCTS
6 1 (2.50%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) CCSP
6 1 (2.50%) CCNA
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) SCOM
2 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) SAP
2 6 (15.00%) HP
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Compaq
4 1 (2.50%) Juniper
4 1 (2.50%) webMethods
4 1 (2.50%) Northgate
4 1 (2.50%) Terracotta
4 1 (2.50%) F5
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