The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 38 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 10 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.43% 3.27% 5.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.75% 13.51% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 18
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£425 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £360 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £440 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.93 £11.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.02% -53.00%
ISEB
Wiltshire

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

Qualifications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
93 74 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.57% 24.18% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 54 71
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% +16.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Content Management
6 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (13.33%) CEH
6 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
6 2 (13.33%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) CISSP
6 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) CMS
6 2 (13.33%) Data Security
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) ITSM
7 1 (6.67%) C#
7 1 (6.67%) .NET
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (6.67%) TestDirector

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (13.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) TestDirector
1 1 (6.67%) RequisitePro
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) UAT Tester
4 2 (13.33%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Data Security
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Content Management
4 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) RUP
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CEH
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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