The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Wiltshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 45 51 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing ISEB 16 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.36% 0.88% 3.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.46% 2.44% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 20
Average daily rate
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£388 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £320 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £388 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -46.31%
Qualifications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
153 205 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 22.60% 35.90% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 106 113
Average daily rate £325 £420 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £256 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £502 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ISEB
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 +10 14 £388 +10.32% 3
Chippenham - - - - 3
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (72.41%) Finance
2 14 (48.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
4 9 (31.03%) Business Analysis
4 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (27.59%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (24.14%) Banking
7 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
8 5 (17.24%) V-Model
9 4 (13.79%) Retail Banking
9 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
9 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
9 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Change Management
9 4 (13.79%) Retail
9 4 (13.79%) Service Management
9 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
10 3 (10.34%) RUP
10 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
10 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.34%) HP
10 3 (10.34%) RequisitePro
10 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
10 3 (10.34%) Information Security
10 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
10 3 (10.34%) System Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
10 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) RequisitePro
2 2 (6.90%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.45%) Yeoman
General
1 21 (72.41%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 4 (13.79%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Test Analyst
3 10 (34.48%) Business Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Financial Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Problem Manager
7 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.45%) UAT Test Manager
7 1 (3.45%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) UAT Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) APACS
1 1 (3.45%) Open Source
1 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (31.03%) Business Analysis
2 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
4 5 (17.24%) V-Model
5 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
5 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
5 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Change Management
5 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
5 4 (13.79%) Service Management
6 3 (10.34%) RUP
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.34%) Information Security
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.34%) System Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.90%) SWOT Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Ruby
2 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.34%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Siebel
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.45%) Remedy