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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 52 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing ISEB 20 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.43% 2.85% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.81% 16.94% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 12
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£305 £350 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+97.21% -54.28%
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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
227 124 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 27.62% 16.82% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 68 80
Average daily rate £340 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -32.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £28.42 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (34.09%) SQL
3 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (29.55%) QA
5 12 (27.27%) ISTQB
5 12 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (27.27%) SAP
6 11 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (22.73%) Software Testing
7 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
7 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
7 10 (22.73%) Waterfall
7 10 (22.73%) Automotive
7 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2
9 8 (18.18%) Windows
9 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 7 (15.91%) CRM
10 7 (15.91%) MS Project
10 7 (15.91%) Programme Management
10 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
10 7 (15.91%) Banking
11 6 (13.64%) Selenium
11 6 (13.64%) P3M3
11 6 (13.64%) Project Management
11 6 (13.64%) VBScript
11 6 (13.64%) C#
11 6 (13.64%) Java

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.91%) MS Project
3 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Selenium
2 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (6.82%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.27%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Automotive
3 7 (15.91%) Banking
4 4 (9.09%) Retail
5 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.27%) Electronics
6 1 (2.27%) Legal
6 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Test Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Tester
6 2 (4.55%) Functional Tester
6 2 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Junior
7 1 (2.27%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Applications Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Portfolio Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Test Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) LAMP
3 1 (2.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Social Media
3 1 (2.27%) DTV
3 1 (2.27%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) UNIX
3 4 (9.09%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.27%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (22.73%) Software Testing
3 10 (22.73%) Waterfall
4 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 7 (15.91%) CRM
6 7 (15.91%) Programme Management
6 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
7 6 (13.64%) P3M3
7 6 (13.64%) Project Management
7 6 (13.64%) ITIL
8 5 (11.36%) V-Model
8 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Project Planning
9 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) VBScript
2 6 (13.64%) C#
2 6 (13.64%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) C++
3 1 (2.27%) VB
3 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) Degree
3 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) QA
2 5 (11.36%) P3O
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) SAP
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) HP
4 2 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) Cognos
5 1 (2.27%) Lotus
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