The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 104 89 98
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing ISEB 174 179 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.76% 2.10% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.99% 8.72% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 95 83
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £168 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £32.78 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-54.69% +47.31%
ISEB
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2904 2053 1799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.29% 24.08% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1435 1027 780
Average daily rate £375 £374 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 93 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -32.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Buckinghamshire +14 44 £331 -5.35% 3
Hampshire -20 38 £325 -13.33% 8
Surrey 0 35 £363 +1.04% 9
Berkshire -33 23 £388 +38.39% 9
Oxfordshire -10 16 £440 +30.37%
West Sussex -8 8 £513 +55.30% 1
East Sussex 0 4 £500 - 1
Kent -4 4 £358 - 2
Middlesex - 1 £355 -
M4 Corridor - - - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 92 (29.77%) Finance
2 89 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (27.83%) ISTQB
4 74 (23.95%) Business Analysis
5 70 (22.65%) QA
6 68 (22.01%) SQL
7 66 (21.36%) HP Quality Center
8 60 (19.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 57 (18.45%) Software Testing
10 48 (15.53%) User Acceptance Testing
11 47 (15.21%) Test Scripting
11 47 (15.21%) Microsoft
12 44 (14.24%) Telecoms
12 44 (14.24%) Scrum
13 43 (13.92%) HP
14 42 (13.59%) Java
14 42 (13.59%) Security Cleared
14 42 (13.59%) Waterfall
15 41 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
16 40 (12.94%) Test Management
17 38 (12.30%) Selenium
18 37 (11.97%) SC Cleared
18 37 (11.97%) Oracle
18 37 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
19 32 (10.36%) C#
20 31 (10.03%) MS Excel
20 31 (10.03%) Test Automation
21 30 (9.71%) .NET
22 29 (9.39%) SAP
22 29 (9.39%) ITIL

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (4.53%) CMS
2 13 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (1.29%) Confluence
3 4 (1.29%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.65%) JBoss
4 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.65%) IIS
5 1 (0.32%) FileNet
5 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.32%) Lync
Applications
1 31 (10.03%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.80%) MS Office
3 14 (4.53%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.59%) MS Project
5 5 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.32%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.62%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.65%) Summit
4 2 (0.65%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.32%) Exstream
5 1 (0.32%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.62%) SaaS
2 3 (0.97%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.65%) Office 365
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.91%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (2.27%) HTTP
3 5 (1.62%) SAN
3 5 (1.62%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.62%) DNS
4 3 (0.97%) IP Telephony
4 3 (0.97%) LAN
4 3 (0.97%) SSL
4 3 (0.97%) WAN
4 3 (0.97%) DHCP
5 2 (0.65%) 4G
5 2 (0.65%) Internet
5 2 (0.65%) DAB
5 2 (0.65%) IPv6
5 2 (0.65%) UMTS
5 2 (0.65%) GPRS
5 2 (0.65%) GSM
5 2 (0.65%) Firewall
5 2 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.32%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.56%) Relational Database
2 9 (2.91%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.27%) SAP BW
3 7 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.97%) MySQL
7 2 (0.65%) Big Data
7 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.32%) Essbase
8 1 (0.32%) DB2
8 1 (0.32%) MS Access
8 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (12.30%) Selenium
2 22 (7.12%) QuickTest Pro
3 20 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (5.83%) JIRA
5 17 (5.50%) Visual Studio
6 13 (4.21%) Cucumber
7 12 (3.88%) LoadRunner
8 7 (2.27%) JUnit
8 7 (2.27%) Eclipse
8 7 (2.27%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.94%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.62%) JMeter
10 5 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (1.62%) TestDirector
10 5 (1.62%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (1.29%) Subversion
11 4 (1.29%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.97%) Xcode
12 3 (0.97%) Toad
General
1 92 (29.77%) Finance
2 44 (14.24%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.53%) Retail
4 12 (3.88%) Banking
5 10 (3.24%) Automotive
6 7 (2.27%) Publishing
7 6 (1.94%) Electronics
8 5 (1.62%) Legal
9 4 (1.29%) Marketing
9 4 (1.29%) German Language
10 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.65%) Billing
11 2 (0.65%) Advertising
11 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 189 (61.17%) Analyst
2 103 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 71 (22.98%) Test Analyst
4 44 (14.24%) Tester
5 25 (8.09%) Test Manager
6 21 (6.80%) Test Engineer
7 12 (3.88%) Automation Tester
7 12 (3.88%) Test Leader
8 10 (3.24%) Agile Test Analyst
8 10 (3.24%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (2.91%) QA Analyst
9 9 (2.91%) Developer
9 9 (2.91%) Project Manager
9 9 (2.91%) Telecoms Business Analyst
10 8 (2.59%) Business Process Analyst
10 8 (2.59%) Process Analyst
11 7 (2.27%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (2.27%) QA Engineer
12 6 (1.94%) SAP Analyst
12 6 (1.94%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.71%) .NET
2 26 (8.41%) XML
3 16 (5.18%) HTML
4 15 (4.85%) Web Services
5 7 (2.27%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.27%) CSS
5 7 (2.27%) JSP
5 7 (2.27%) Middleware
5 7 (2.27%) REST
6 4 (1.29%) RESTful
6 4 (1.29%) WCF
6 4 (1.29%) WPF
7 3 (0.97%) SOAP
7 3 (0.97%) jQuery
8 2 (0.65%) WAP
8 2 (0.65%) WML
9 1 (0.32%) WinForms
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.32%) JSON
9 1 (0.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.59%) Smart Meter
3 6 (1.94%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.62%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.29%) User Experience
5 4 (1.29%) GIS
6 3 (0.97%) DTV
6 3 (0.97%) Robotics
7 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.65%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (0.65%) Open Source
7 2 (0.65%) EPoS
7 2 (0.65%) Replication
8 1 (0.32%) APACS
8 1 (0.32%) IVR
8 1 (0.32%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.32%) PMI
8 1 (0.32%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.32%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.12%) Windows
2 21 (6.80%) UNIX
3 5 (1.62%) Windows NT
3 5 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.29%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.97%) Android
6 2 (0.65%) Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.32%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (23.95%) Business Analysis
3 57 (18.45%) Software Testing
4 48 (15.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 47 (15.21%) Test Scripting
6 44 (14.24%) Scrum
7 42 (13.59%) Waterfall
8 40 (12.94%) Test Management
9 37 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (10.03%) Test Automation
11 29 (9.39%) ITIL
12 28 (9.06%) Project Management
13 26 (8.41%) Performance Testing
14 25 (8.09%) Manual Testing
14 25 (8.09%) PRINCE2
15 24 (7.77%) Data Modelling
16 23 (7.44%) Automated Testing
17 20 (6.47%) Test Strategy
18 19 (6.15%) UML
19 18 (5.83%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (22.01%) SQL
2 42 (13.59%) Java
3 32 (10.36%) C#
4 17 (5.50%) JavaScript
5 16 (5.18%) VB
6 13 (4.21%) VBScript
7 10 (3.24%) C
8 7 (2.27%) Perl
8 7 (2.27%) Python
9 6 (1.94%) PHP
10 5 (1.62%) C++
10 5 (1.62%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.62%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.29%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.29%) Ruby
12 2 (0.65%) VBA
13 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (27.83%) ISTQB
2 60 (19.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 42 (13.59%) Security Cleared
4 37 (11.97%) SC Cleared
5 23 (7.44%) Degree
6 14 (4.53%) ISEB Practitioner
7 12 (3.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 12 (3.88%) CBAP
8 10 (3.24%) MCITP
9 9 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (2.27%) IIBA
11 6 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.97%) MCSE
14 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.65%) APMP
15 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.65%) CCNP
15 2 (0.65%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (22.65%) QA
2 5 (1.62%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.32%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.29%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.97%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 66 (21.36%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.29%) WebInspect
3 3 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 47 (15.21%) Microsoft
2 43 (13.92%) HP
3 37 (11.97%) Oracle
4 29 (9.39%) SAP
5 11 (3.56%) Cisco
6 9 (2.91%) IBM
7 6 (1.94%) VMware
8 5 (1.62%) Citrix
9 4 (1.29%) Ektron
9 4 (1.29%) Cognos
9 4 (1.29%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.97%) McAfee
10 3 (0.97%) Lotus
11 2 (0.65%) Red Gate
11 2 (0.65%) Guidewire
11 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.65%) Remedy
12 1 (0.32%) ATG
12 1 (0.32%) NetCracker
12 1 (0.32%) Hyperion
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