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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 30 37 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing ISEB 13 1 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.00% 0.31% 5.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.31% 1.28% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 21
Average daily rate
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£313 £430 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.32% +23.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £430 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £430 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.84% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £15.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+110.36% -57.14%
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
64 78 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 14.78% 24.07% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 42 86
Average daily rate £413 £420 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £12.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -16.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014, 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 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (39.13%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (30.43%) Banking
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
5 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
6 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Retail
7 4 (17.39%) Service Management
7 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
7 4 (17.39%) HP
7 4 (17.39%) Retail Banking
8 3 (13.04%) System Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
8 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (13.04%) V-Model
8 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Line Management
8 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.04%) Coaching
8 3 (13.04%) RUP
8 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.04%) RequisitePro
8 3 (13.04%) Change Management
8 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
8 3 (13.04%) Information Security

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (8.70%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) RequisitePro
2 2 (8.70%) TestDirector
3 1 (4.35%) Yeoman
General
1 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 4 (17.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Test Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Financial Business Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Tester
6 3 (13.04%) UAT Tester
6 3 (13.04%) UAT Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) UAT Test Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) UAT Manager
7 1 (4.35%) UAT Test Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Problem Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) APACS
1 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
5 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 4 (17.39%) Service Management
6 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.04%) RUP
6 3 (13.04%) Information Security
6 3 (13.04%) System Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
6 3 (13.04%) V-Model
6 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Line Management
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Coaching
7 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy