The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 66 47 21
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -26
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 3 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.82% 0.61% 5.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.08% 4.17% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 24
Average daily rate
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£356 £212 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.43% -43.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £141 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £282 £425
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 £30.00 £30.78 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +141.39%
ISEB
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
118 72 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.21% 14.75% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 32 104
Average daily rate £350 £338 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +27.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Oxfordshire region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Oxfordshire region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -16 2 £356 +68.43% 1
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
3 3 (21.43%) P3O
3 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
3 3 (21.43%) PMP
3 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
3 3 (21.43%) MS Project
3 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) CMS
3 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) System Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) QA
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.14%) Magento

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
1 3 (21.43%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Project
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Coordinator
4 2 (14.29%) QA Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Coordinator
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
3 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
4 2 (14.29%) System Testing
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 3 (21.43%) PMP
2 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) P3O
2 2 (14.29%) QA