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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 66 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing ISEB 7 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.87% 2.59% 2.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.40% 8.36% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £258 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.94 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.25% -14.00%
ISEB
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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
206 287 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.72% 30.99% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 177 85
Average daily rate £400 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Average hourly rate £29.50 £15.00 £18.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.66% -19.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.10 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 (78.57%) Finance
2 18 (64.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 15 (53.57%) SAP
5 14 (50.00%) SQL
5 14 (50.00%) QA
5 14 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (46.43%) V-Model
6 13 (46.43%) Waterfall
6 13 (46.43%) SDLC
6 13 (46.43%) Software Testing
7 12 (42.86%) Validation
7 12 (42.86%) XML
7 12 (42.86%) Relational Database
7 12 (42.86%) Test Management
8 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (32.14%) SAP BW
9 9 (32.14%) Manual Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Data Mining
10 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
10 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
11 4 (14.29%) Degree
11 4 (14.29%) Web Testing
12 3 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (10.71%) Test Planning
12 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
12 3 (10.71%) SAP BCA
12 3 (10.71%) SAP BI

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SAP BCA
1 3 (10.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.57%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 9 (32.14%) SAP BW
3 5 (17.86%) Data Mining
4 3 (10.71%) SAP BI
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 22 (78.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
2 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Electronics
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Automotive
4 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Analyst
2 17 (60.71%) Test Analyst
3 13 (46.43%) Test Leader
4 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Tester
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Tester
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Reports Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Report Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) DTV
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 13 (46.43%) V-Model
3 13 (46.43%) Waterfall
3 13 (46.43%) SDLC
3 13 (46.43%) Software Testing
4 12 (42.86%) Validation
4 12 (42.86%) Test Management
5 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (32.14%) Manual Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) Web Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (10.71%) Test Planning
9 3 (10.71%) Project Management
9 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
10 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
10 2 (7.14%) ITIL
10 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.57%) MCP
4 1 (3.57%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.57%) CCSP
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) MCTS
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.57%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) SAP
2 3 (10.71%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) F5
4 1 (3.57%) Juniper
4 1 (3.57%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Northgate
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