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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 53 61 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Contract jobs citing ISEB 21 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.51% 0.66% 2.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.01% 2.54% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 9
Average daily rate
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£295 - £354
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 - £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 - £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -37.95%
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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
233 197 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 27.87% 25.89% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 102 71
Average daily rate £350 £325 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £168 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.60 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -33.33%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 29 (56.86%) Finance
2 25 (49.02%) SAP
2 25 (49.02%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (45.10%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (43.14%) Test Scripting
4 22 (43.14%) Software Testing
5 21 (41.18%) Waterfall
6 20 (39.22%) V-Model
6 20 (39.22%) QA
7 19 (37.25%) Test Management
7 19 (37.25%) SQL
8 18 (35.29%) XML
8 18 (35.29%) Validation
8 18 (35.29%) Relational Database
9 17 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (29.41%) SAP BW
11 13 (25.49%) Manual Testing
12 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
13 9 (17.65%) ISTQB
14 8 (15.69%) Business Analysis
14 8 (15.69%) CMS
15 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
16 6 (11.76%) SAP FI
16 6 (11.76%) Oracle
17 5 (9.80%) CRM
17 5 (9.80%) HP
17 5 (9.80%) IBM
17 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (15.69%) CMS
2 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) SAP FI
2 3 (5.88%) SAP BCA
3 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.92%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.96%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) DHCP
1 2 (3.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 15 (29.41%) SAP BW
3 4 (7.84%) Data Mining
3 4 (7.84%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.96%) MS Access
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.96%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Selenium
2 2 (3.92%) TestDirector
2 2 (3.92%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.96%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (56.86%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Automotive
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Electronics
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (76.47%) Analyst
2 26 (50.98%) Test Analyst
3 16 (31.37%) Test Leader
4 12 (23.53%) Business Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Tester
6 5 (9.80%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) SAP Business Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.92%) Lead Test Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) SAP Test Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) SAP Tester
10 1 (1.96%) Performance Tester
10 1 (1.96%) Programme Office Manager
10 1 (1.96%) Analyst Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Programme Office Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) VBA Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (35.29%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) UNIX
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (43.14%) Test Scripting
2 22 (43.14%) Software Testing
3 21 (41.18%) Waterfall
4 20 (39.22%) V-Model
5 19 (37.25%) Test Management
6 18 (35.29%) Validation
7 17 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (25.49%) Manual Testing
9 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (15.69%) Business Analysis
11 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
12 5 (9.80%) CRM
13 4 (7.84%) Test Planning
13 4 (7.84%) Web Testing
13 4 (7.84%) ITIL
13 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
13 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
14 3 (5.88%) Migration
14 3 (5.88%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (3.92%) VBA
4 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) ISTQB
2 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (39.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (49.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) SAP
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) HP
3 5 (9.80%) IBM
4 4 (7.84%) Business Objects
5 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.92%) Lotus
6 2 (3.92%) Cognos
7 1 (1.96%) Apple
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