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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 134 104 102
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 119 181 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.39% 1.90% 1.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.04% 6.91% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 99 80
Average daily rate £346 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £177.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.92 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+575.35% +35.46%
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
2360 2619 2169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.56% 27.45% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1426 1279 1035
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 107 115
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire -3 25 £350 -10.25% 9
Surrey -18 25 £375 +15.38% 7
Hampshire -24 20 £368 +13.07% 5
Buckinghamshire +13 17 £300 - 8
Kent -1 12 £210 -27.58% 1
West Sussex +6 8 £315 -13.69% 1
Oxfordshire -6 7 £358 -18.75% 8
East Sussex +11 4 £341 - 5
Middlesex -6 1 £425 +17.24%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 114 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (31.92%) ISTQB
3 82 (31.54%) Finance
4 71 (27.31%) Test Scripting
5 65 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 61 (23.46%) Software Testing
7 57 (21.92%) Waterfall
8 56 (21.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 51 (19.62%) Security Cleared
9 51 (19.62%) SQL
10 46 (17.69%) Microsoft
11 45 (17.31%) Project Management
11 45 (17.31%) User Acceptance Testing
12 43 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
12 43 (16.54%) HP
13 42 (16.15%) Oracle
13 42 (16.15%) SC Cleared
14 41 (15.77%) HP Quality Center
15 36 (13.85%) Java
16 35 (13.46%) Scrum
16 35 (13.46%) SDLC
17 34 (13.08%) MS Excel
18 30 (11.54%) PRINCE2
18 30 (11.54%) Telecoms
18 30 (11.54%) ISEB Practitioner
19 29 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
19 29 (11.15%) Regression Testing
19 29 (11.15%) XML
19 29 (11.15%) Test Management
20 28 (10.77%) QA

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (3.46%) JBoss
2 8 (3.08%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.54%) Confluence
5 3 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.77%) IIS
6 2 (0.77%) SAS
7 1 (0.38%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.38%) CMS
7 1 (0.38%) Documentum
Applications
1 34 (13.08%) MS Excel
2 23 (8.85%) MS Office
3 11 (4.23%) MS Project
4 8 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.08%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.77%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.54%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.77%) CA PPM
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.15%) IaaS
1 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.92%) FTP
1 5 (1.92%) MVNO
2 4 (1.54%) HTTP
2 4 (1.54%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (1.54%) SAN
2 4 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.15%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.15%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.77%) TETRA
4 2 (0.77%) Value-Added Service
4 2 (0.77%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.38%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.38%) Broadband
5 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.38%) LTE
5 1 (0.38%) SS7
5 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.15%) Oracle Database
2 15 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.08%) Data Mining
5 7 (2.69%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (1.54%) GIS
7 3 (1.15%) Apache Accumulo
7 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.15%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.77%) Big Data
8 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.77%) DataStage
8 2 (0.77%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.77%) QualityStage
8 2 (0.77%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (10.38%) Selenium
2 21 (8.08%) HP UFT
3 20 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (6.92%) Cucumber
4 18 (6.92%) WebDriver
5 14 (5.38%) JIRA
6 7 (2.69%) Oracle APEX
6 7 (2.69%) Toad
6 7 (2.69%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.31%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.92%) Introscope
8 5 (1.92%) JProfiler
8 5 (1.92%) LoadRunner
8 5 (1.92%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.54%) Rational Performance Tester
9 4 (1.54%) TestComplete
10 3 (1.15%) Appium
10 3 (1.15%) eggPlant
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.15%) Zephyr
General
1 82 (31.54%) Finance
2 30 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.38%) Retail
4 8 (3.08%) Military
5 7 (2.69%) Banking
6 5 (1.92%) Legal
6 5 (1.92%) Publishing
7 4 (1.54%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.54%) Automotive
8 3 (1.15%) Local Government
9 2 (0.77%) Billing
9 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 163 (62.69%) Analyst
2 80 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 74 (28.46%) Business Analyst
4 28 (10.77%) Tester
5 17 (6.54%) Test Manager
6 14 (5.38%) Automation Analyst
6 14 (5.38%) Automation Test Analyst
6 14 (5.38%) Financial Analyst
7 13 (5.00%) IT Analyst
8 12 (4.62%) Business IT Analyst
8 12 (4.62%) Consultant
8 12 (4.62%) Finance Business Analyst
8 12 (4.62%) IT Business Analyst
8 12 (4.62%) Telecoms Analyst
8 12 (4.62%) Web Analyst
9 11 (4.23%) Automation Tester
9 11 (4.23%) Manual Test Analyst
9 11 (4.23%) Project Manager
9 11 (4.23%) SQL Analyst
9 11 (4.23%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.15%) XML
2 27 (10.38%) .NET
3 13 (5.00%) HTML
4 10 (3.85%) Middleware
5 9 (3.46%) ASP.NET
6 8 (3.08%) Web Services
7 4 (1.54%) SOAP
8 3 (1.15%) Java EE
8 3 (1.15%) JDBC
8 3 (1.15%) ODBC
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.15%) REST
8 3 (1.15%) Swing
9 2 (0.77%) Ajax
9 2 (0.77%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.77%) HTML5
9 2 (0.77%) JMS
9 2 (0.77%) Spring
9 2 (0.77%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.38%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.31%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.92%) AS400
5 5 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.92%) EPoS
6 4 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.54%) NHS
6 4 (1.54%) PMI
6 4 (1.54%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.15%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.77%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.77%) Statistics
8 2 (0.77%) User Experience
9 1 (0.38%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.38%) Chip Card
9 1 (0.38%) IVR
9 1 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.69%) Windows
2 16 (6.15%) Linux
2 16 (6.15%) Unix
3 5 (1.92%) Solaris
4 3 (1.15%) Android
4 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (27.31%) Test Scripting
3 65 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 61 (23.46%) Software Testing
5 57 (21.92%) Waterfall
6 45 (17.31%) Project Management
6 45 (17.31%) User Acceptance Testing
7 35 (13.46%) Scrum
7 35 (13.46%) SDLC
8 30 (11.54%) PRINCE2
9 29 (11.15%) Regression Testing
9 29 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (11.15%) Test Management
10 28 (10.77%) Test Strategy
11 27 (10.38%) BDD
12 25 (9.62%) Test Automation
13 22 (8.46%) Functional Testing
13 22 (8.46%) User Stories
14 21 (8.08%) ITIL
15 19 (7.31%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (19.62%) SQL
2 36 (13.85%) Java
3 18 (6.92%) C++
4 15 (5.77%) VB
5 12 (4.62%) C#
5 12 (4.62%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.23%) PL/SQL
7 10 (3.85%) VBScript
8 6 (2.31%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.92%) F#
10 4 (1.54%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.15%) Groovy
11 3 (1.15%) PHP
11 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 83 (31.92%) ISTQB
2 56 (21.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 51 (19.62%) Security Cleared
4 42 (16.15%) SC Cleared
5 30 (11.54%) ISEB Practitioner
6 25 (9.62%) Degree
7 10 (3.85%) CBAP
8 9 (3.46%) DV Cleared
8 9 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (3.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (3.08%) PMI Certification
9 8 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.92%) PMP
12 4 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.54%) MCITP
13 3 (1.15%) ACCA
13 3 (1.15%) APMP
14 2 (0.77%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.77%) QA
2 4 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.54%) P3O
3 3 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.77%) CRD IV
4 2 (0.77%) FATCA
4 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) GAAP
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 41 (15.77%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.92%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (1.92%) nmon
3 3 (1.15%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (1.15%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.77%) SCCM
5 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 46 (17.69%) Microsoft
2 43 (16.54%) HP
3 42 (16.15%) Oracle
4 14 (5.38%) SAP
5 8 (3.08%) Cisco
6 7 (2.69%) Citrix
7 6 (2.31%) IBM
8 5 (1.92%) BMC
8 5 (1.92%) VMware
9 4 (1.54%) EMC
9 4 (1.54%) Juniper
10 3 (1.15%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.15%) NetApp
11 2 (0.77%) AppSense
11 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.77%) CA
11 2 (0.77%) Cognos
11 2 (0.77%) Informatica
11 2 (0.77%) Progress
11 2 (0.77%) Sybase
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