The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 22 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.43% 3.42% 4.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.45% 16.00% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£280 £475 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.05% +16.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £342
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £32.78 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-54.69% +47.31%
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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 Portsmouth region.

Qualifications Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
58 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 41.43% 21.37% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 10 10
Average daily rate £340 £450 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £165 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £16.16 £155.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.57% +376.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £155.00 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £155.00 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

ISEB
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) IIBA
1 2 (66.67%) CBAP
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) IIBA
1 2 (66.67%) CBAP
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft