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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 48 54 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing ISEB 17 2 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.35% 0.36% 3.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.46% 1.15% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 24
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 £423 £430 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+97.21% -54.28%
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
201 174 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 27.84% 31.46% 34.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 88 142
Average daily rate £383 £358 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% -8.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £33.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.42% +116.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014. 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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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 +6 13 £313 -27.32% 1
Chippenham - - - -
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 20 (71.43%) Finance
2 11 (39.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (32.14%) ISTQB
5 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.00%) Banking
7 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
7 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
8 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
8 5 (17.86%) HP
8 5 (17.86%) V-Model
9 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Retail
9 4 (14.29%) Retail Banking
9 4 (14.29%) Change Management
9 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 4 (14.29%) Service Management
9 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.71%) RequisitePro
10 3 (10.71%) RUP
10 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
10 3 (10.71%) Information Security
10 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (10.71%) Line Management
10 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 3 (10.71%) Coaching
10 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) RequisitePro
2 2 (7.14%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.57%) Yeoman
General
1 20 (71.43%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 4 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Analyst
2 14 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Financial Business Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) UAT Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) UAT Tester
6 3 (10.71%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (3.57%) Problem Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Functional Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) APACS
1 1 (3.57%) SWIFT
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
5 5 (17.86%) V-Model
6 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Change Management
6 4 (14.29%) Service Management
7 3 (10.71%) RUP
7 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.71%) Information Security
7 3 (10.71%) Line Management
7 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.71%) Coaching
7 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.71%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
2 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) HP
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.57%) Remedy
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Informatica
4 1 (3.57%) Siebel