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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 36 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing ISEB 10 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.72% 2.47% 3.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.15% 14.47% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 10
Average daily rate
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£393 £350 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £426 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £22.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.25% -25.41%
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
66 76 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.93% 17.04% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 53 46
Average daily rate £388 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £683 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.53%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
3 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) CISSP
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
4 3 (16.67%) CISM
4 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 2 (11.11%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) Stress Testing
5 2 (11.11%) PKI
5 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (11.11%) CEH
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk
5 2 (11.11%) Use Case
5 2 (11.11%) Release Management
5 2 (11.11%) Data Security
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Transition Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) PKI
1 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
1 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security
2 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.11%) Test Management
3 2 (11.11%) Stress Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Use Case
3 2 (11.11%) Release Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 4 (22.22%) CISSP
3 3 (16.67%) CISM
4 2 (11.11%) CEH
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft