The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 73 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing ISEB 21 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.46% 1.64% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.68% 10.19% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £298 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £413 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.72 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+16.35% +147.49%
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 Surrey region.

Qualifications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
370 206 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.66% 16.13% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 101 156
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £271 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 14
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.95 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Guildford +2 4 £425 -
Staines -2 4 £338 -15.62%
Leatherhead -19 3 £400 +33.33%
Cobham -1 2 £324 -
Epsom - 2 - -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Business Analysis
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.95%) Scrum
4 7 (17.95%) Finance
4 7 (17.95%) XML
4 7 (17.95%) UNIX
4 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
4 7 (17.95%) Use Case
4 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
4 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
4 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
5 6 (15.38%) Test Management
5 6 (15.38%) Windows
5 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
5 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 6 (15.38%) XML Messaging
5 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) Change Management
6 5 (12.82%) C#
6 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
6 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
6 5 (12.82%) User Stories
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
3 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (10.26%) MS Office
4 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.56%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.56%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.69%) LoadRunner
2 3 (7.69%) Selenium
2 3 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.13%) MSBuild
3 2 (5.13%) MSTest
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Analyst
2 16 (41.03%) Business Analyst
3 14 (35.90%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Tester
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Test Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) QA Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Business Manager
7 2 (5.13%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Lead Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) XML
2 6 (15.38%) XML Messaging
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) SOAP
4 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.13%) CSS
4 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) UNIX
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Business Analysis
3 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.95%) Scrum
4 7 (17.95%) Use Case
4 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
5 6 (15.38%) Test Management
5 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 5 (12.82%) Change Management
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
6 5 (12.82%) User Stories
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Testing
7 4 (10.26%) CRM
7 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
8 3 (7.69%) Validation
8 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 5 (12.82%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (7.69%) IIBA
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) PMP
5 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) BMC
3 1 (2.56%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.56%) Remedy
3 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow