The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Swindon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 38 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 11 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.48% 2.96% 3.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.86% 16.33% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 13
Average daily rate £350 £324 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £432 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +26.31%
Qualifications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
74 49 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.67% 18.15% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 45 53
Average daily rate £400 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
ISEB
Wiltshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 13 (59.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (31.82%) GAP Analysis
3 7 (31.82%) Business Analysis
4 6 (27.27%) SWOT Analysis
4 6 (27.27%) Banking
4 6 (27.27%) UML
5 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
6 4 (18.18%) HP
6 4 (18.18%) Retail
6 4 (18.18%) Retail Banking
6 4 (18.18%) Use Case
6 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
6 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (13.64%) V-Model
7 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) System Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 3 (13.64%) Requirements Management
7 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Information Security
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
8 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 2 (9.09%) Change Management
8 2 (9.09%) Workflow

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) QlikView
1 1 (4.55%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) WinRunner
1 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 4 (18.18%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Analyst
2 12 (54.55%) Business Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) UAT Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Defect Manager
6 1 (4.55%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) UAT Tester
6 1 (4.55%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Open Source
1 1 (4.55%) SWIFT
1 1 (4.55%) Statistics
1 1 (4.55%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (31.82%) GAP Analysis
2 7 (31.82%) Business Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) SWOT Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) UML
4 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
5 4 (18.18%) Use Case
6 3 (13.64%) V-Model
6 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) System Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.64%) Requirements Management
6 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Migration
6 3 (13.64%) Information Security
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
7 2 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Ruby
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) IAS 39
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Actimize
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Remedy