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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 57 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 8 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.26% 2.00% 2.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.02% 9.72% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 18
Median daily rate £363 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £292 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £170.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-70.58% +909.80%

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
265 144 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 41.67% 20.54% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 87 116
Median daily rate £425 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 15
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -17.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, 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 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (47.37%) HP
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Business Analysis
4 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
4 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (31.58%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
6 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
6 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
6 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) SAP
7 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
7 4 (21.05%) User Stories
7 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
8 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
8 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
8 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.79%) Smoke Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Degree
9 2 (10.53%) Retail

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 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Automotive
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) German Language
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Business Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
4 3 (15.79%) UAT Lead
4 3 (15.79%) UAT Test Lead
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) QA Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) PMI
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (36.84%) Business Analysis
3 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
4 6 (31.58%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
5 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
5 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) User Stories
7 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.79%) Smoke Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Compaq
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle