The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 62 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.52% 2.36% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% 9.66% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 1
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£375 £330 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -23.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.72 £31.56 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+16.35% +125.39%
ISEB
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Qualifications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
263 176 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 33.89% 24.41% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 114 90
Average daily rate £400 £364 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £110 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.83% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Wiltshire region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Wiltshire region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -14 2 £375 -3.22% 9
Chippenham - 1 £325 -
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 14 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) QA
3 7 (33.33%) User Experience
4 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 5 (23.81%) CISM
5 5 (23.81%) Banking
5 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (23.81%) Information Security
5 5 (23.81%) Security Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
5 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
6 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (19.05%) Web Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Firewall
6 4 (19.05%) .NET
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
7 3 (14.29%) C#
7 3 (14.29%) HTML
7 3 (14.29%) CMS
7 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Use Case
8 2 (9.52%) Smart Meter
8 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 3 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Security Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
1 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) AppFabric
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) User Experience
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) PKI
3 2 (9.52%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
3 5 (23.81%) Security Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) Information Security
4 4 (19.05%) Web Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Use Case
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Stress Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Release Management
6 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (23.81%) CISM
3 2 (9.52%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
2 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
3 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Sourcefire
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Hyperion