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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 36 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing ISEB 9 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.11% 2.99% 3.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.74% 13.75% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 12
Average daily rate
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£394 £370 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +20.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £288 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -37.95%
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
103 80 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 24.12% 21.74% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 60 57
Average daily rate £438 £350 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £23.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.69% +6.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 4 (28.57%) Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
6 2 (14.29%) Retail
6 2 (14.29%) Content Management
6 2 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (14.29%) CEH
6 2 (14.29%) CMS
6 2 (14.29%) Data Security
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) CISSP
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (7.14%) TestDirector
7 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (7.14%) .NET
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) ITSM
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) UAT Tester
4 2 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Data Security
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Content Management
4 2 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CEH
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft