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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 26 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 9 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.89% 2.14% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 12.68% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Average daily rate
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£393 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £318 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £432 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.94 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.75% -3.63%
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
54 71 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.36% 16.90% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 50 51
Average daily rate £390 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £220 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £558 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% +94.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security
4 4 (22.22%) CISM
4 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
5 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) CISSP
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Test Management
6 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk
6 2 (11.11%) Use Case
6 2 (11.11%) Release Management
6 2 (11.11%) PKI
6 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (11.11%) Stress Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
7 1 (5.56%) Retail
7 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (5.56%) CEH
7 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Transition Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Security Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) AppFabric
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk
1 2 (11.11%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Information Security
1 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
1 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
1 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
1 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
2 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Test Management
3 2 (11.11%) Use Case
3 2 (11.11%) Release Management
3 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Stress Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (22.22%) CISM
3 3 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (5.56%) CEH
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Snort
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire