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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 112 110 80
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -30
Contract jobs citing ISEB 178 155 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.77% 1.67% 2.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.78% 6.62% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 115 141
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£371 £344 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £220 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £62.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +346.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.72 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+16.35% +147.49%
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
2627 2340 2093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.13% 25.19% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1573 1210 1081
Average daily rate £375 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 105 111
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £14.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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
Hampshire +18 65 £375 - 6
Buckinghamshire +4 38 £360 +33.33% 2
Surrey -9 21 £400 +14.28% 7
Berkshire -18 20 £360 - 6
West Sussex -4 17 £288 -17.85% 2
East Sussex +1 8 £419 -1.47% 2
Oxfordshire -21 6 £431 +41.39% 3
Kent -1 3 £375 +74.41% 1
Middlesex - 2 £375 - 1
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 106 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
1 106 (33.54%) ISTQB
2 94 (29.75%) Test Scripting
3 92 (29.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 77 (24.37%) Security Cleared
5 68 (21.52%) HP
6 67 (21.20%) SQL
6 67 (21.20%) Business Analysis
7 66 (20.89%) SC Cleared
8 63 (19.94%) Finance
9 57 (18.04%) Software Testing
10 55 (17.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 55 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
11 49 (15.51%) Waterfall
12 48 (15.19%) Microsoft
13 46 (14.56%) UNIX
14 44 (13.92%) MS Excel
14 44 (13.92%) Java
15 43 (13.61%) Project Management
16 42 (13.29%) Oracle
17 38 (12.03%) HP Quality Center
18 37 (11.71%) PRINCE2
19 36 (11.39%) XML
19 36 (11.39%) Scrum
19 36 (11.39%) Test Automation
20 35 (11.08%) Stakeholder Management
21 34 (10.76%) .NET
21 34 (10.76%) Windows
22 33 (10.44%) Selenium
23 32 (10.13%) Test Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 13 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.90%) WebLogic
2 6 (1.90%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.27%) Documentum
4 3 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.95%) CMS
4 3 (0.95%) Confluence
4 3 (0.95%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.32%) JBoss
6 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.32%) Lync
Applications
1 44 (13.92%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.91%) MS Office
3 11 (3.48%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (2.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.27%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.63%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.32%) Exstream
5 1 (0.32%) Magento
5 1 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.32%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.22%) TCP/IP
1 7 (2.22%) LTE
2 6 (1.90%) GSM
2 6 (1.90%) UMTS
3 5 (1.58%) SAN
4 4 (1.27%) RTCP
4 4 (1.27%) RTP
4 4 (1.27%) VoIP
4 4 (1.27%) LDAP
4 4 (1.27%) CDMA
4 4 (1.27%) GPRS
4 4 (1.27%) Wireless
4 4 (1.27%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (1.27%) VoLTE
5 3 (0.95%) 3G
6 2 (0.63%) 4G
6 2 (0.63%) FTP
6 2 (0.63%) HTTP
6 2 (0.63%) DAB
6 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (2.22%) DB2
3 6 (1.90%) DbVisualizer
3 6 (1.90%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.58%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.95%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.63%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.63%) QlikView
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.32%) Big Data
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 33 (10.44%) Selenium
2 21 (6.65%) HP UFT
3 18 (5.70%) Cucumber
4 16 (5.06%) WebDriver
5 14 (4.43%) SoapUI
5 14 (4.43%) JIRA
5 14 (4.43%) LoadRunner
6 10 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.22%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (1.27%) Toad
9 4 (1.27%) Subversion
9 4 (1.27%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.27%) Selenium IDE
9 4 (1.27%) Appium
10 3 (0.95%) Zephyr
10 3 (0.95%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.95%) Maven
10 3 (0.95%) JMeter
10 3 (0.95%) TestDirector
General
1 63 (19.94%) Finance
2 21 (6.65%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.75%) Retail
4 7 (2.22%) Banking
5 6 (1.90%) Automotive
6 5 (1.58%) Legal
7 4 (1.27%) Billing
7 4 (1.27%) Publishing
8 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.95%) Electronics
8 3 (0.95%) Marketing
9 2 (0.63%) German Language
9 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.63%) Military
9 2 (0.63%) Local Government
9 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 175 (55.38%) Analyst
2 91 (28.80%) Test Analyst
3 83 (26.27%) Business Analyst
4 36 (11.39%) Tester
5 25 (7.91%) Test Manager
6 21 (6.65%) Test Leader
7 19 (6.01%) Test Specialist
8 14 (4.43%) Automation Tester
9 12 (3.80%) Consultant
10 10 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (2.85%) Financial Business Analyst
11 9 (2.85%) Agile Test Analyst
11 9 (2.85%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 8 (2.53%) Senior Test Analyst
13 7 (2.22%) Project Manager
14 6 (1.90%) Architect
14 6 (1.90%) Programme Manager
14 6 (1.90%) Systems Analyst
14 6 (1.90%) Business Process Analyst
14 6 (1.90%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.39%) XML
2 34 (10.76%) .NET
3 30 (9.49%) HTML
4 23 (7.28%) ASP.NET
5 20 (6.33%) JSP
6 12 (3.80%) SOAP
7 9 (2.85%) XML Messaging
7 9 (2.85%) Gherkin
8 8 (2.53%) J2EE
9 6 (1.90%) Flash
10 5 (1.58%) CSS
11 4 (1.27%) Web Services
11 4 (1.27%) Middleware
12 3 (0.95%) Spring
12 3 (0.95%) RESTful
13 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (0.63%) REST
13 2 (0.63%) Ajax
13 2 (0.63%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.63%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.65%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.16%) Smart Meter
4 9 (2.85%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.58%) GIS
7 3 (0.95%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.95%) Biometrics
7 3 (0.95%) DTV
8 2 (0.63%) EPoS
8 2 (0.63%) NHS
8 2 (0.63%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.63%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.63%) Handset
9 1 (0.32%) Replication
9 1 (0.32%) APACS
9 1 (0.32%) CCTV
9 1 (0.32%) Statistics
9 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.56%) UNIX
2 34 (10.76%) Windows
3 26 (8.23%) Linux
4 8 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.90%) Solaris
7 5 (1.58%) AIX
8 4 (1.27%) Android
8 4 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (29.75%) Test Scripting
3 67 (21.20%) Business Analysis
4 57 (18.04%) Software Testing
5 55 (17.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 49 (15.51%) Waterfall
7 43 (13.61%) Project Management
8 37 (11.71%) PRINCE2
9 36 (11.39%) Scrum
9 36 (11.39%) Test Automation
10 35 (11.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 32 (10.13%) Test Strategy
11 32 (10.13%) Test Management
12 30 (9.49%) ITIL
13 28 (8.86%) Regression Testing
14 26 (8.23%) Integration Testing
15 24 (7.59%) Migration
16 23 (7.28%) Performance Testing
17 22 (6.96%) Automated Testing
17 22 (6.96%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 67 (21.20%) SQL
2 44 (13.92%) Java
3 32 (10.13%) JavaScript
4 15 (4.75%) PowerShell
5 14 (4.43%) C++
6 12 (3.80%) C#
7 11 (3.48%) VB
8 9 (2.85%) VBScript
9 8 (2.53%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.53%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.27%) C
11 2 (0.63%) Python
12 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.32%) F#
12 1 (0.32%) Scala
12 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 106 (33.54%) ISTQB
2 92 (29.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 77 (24.37%) Security Cleared
4 66 (20.89%) SC Cleared
5 30 (9.49%) Degree
6 21 (6.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 17 (5.38%) ISEB Practitioner
8 16 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (4.43%) MCITP
11 10 (3.16%) DV Cleared
12 8 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (2.53%) PMP
12 8 (2.53%) PMI Certification
13 7 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (1.58%) IIBA
14 5 (1.58%) CBAP
15 4 (1.27%) CCNA
16 3 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 2 (0.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.18%) QA
2 5 (1.58%) P3O
3 3 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.95%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.63%) BS7799
4 2 (0.63%) BS15000
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) GAAP
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 8 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.22%) VMware ESX
2 7 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.32%) UAG
4 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 38 (12.03%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.27%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (1.27%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.63%) nmon
5 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.32%) SCCM
5 1 (0.32%) SCOM
5 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 68 (21.52%) HP
2 48 (15.19%) Microsoft
3 42 (13.29%) Oracle
4 17 (5.38%) SAP
5 14 (4.43%) Cisco
6 8 (2.53%) IBM
6 8 (2.53%) Remedy
7 7 (2.22%) VMware
8 6 (1.90%) McAfee
9 5 (1.58%) Citrix
10 4 (1.27%) CA
11 3 (0.95%) webMethods
12 2 (0.63%) Talend
12 2 (0.63%) Capita
12 2 (0.63%) Ektron
12 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.32%) Juniper
13 1 (0.32%) BMC
13 1 (0.32%) Ericsson
13 1 (0.32%) Hyperion
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