Period
to 4 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 99 137 151
Rank change year-on-year +38 +14 -15
Contract jobs citing ISEB 13 37 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.65% 0.91% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.61% 4.04% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 15
Median daily rate £415 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £355 £322 £291
90th Percentile £462 £544 £575
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
South East median hourly rate £47.00 £22.81 £45.00
% change year-on-year +106.05% -49.31% -

ISEB is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 360 916 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.05% 22.58% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 436 382
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £194 £256 £263
90th Percentile £575 £567 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 69 29
Median hourly rate £20.17 £16.50 £20.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.24% -20.12% +37.70%
10th Percentile £16.59 £12.00 £10.41
90th Percentile £68.75 £72.75 £51.25
Median hourly rate £31.39 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +14.15% -21.43% +75.00%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ISEB in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for ISEB in Berkshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ISEB in Berkshire over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for ISEB in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ISEB in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for ISEB in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 4 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 9 £430 +10.97%
Bracknell +41 1 £445 +97.78%
Newbury -7 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £275 -
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
1 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
4 3 (23.08%) G Suite
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Google
4 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (23.08%) JMeter
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Lotus
5 2 (15.38%) Intranet
5 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) PBX
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) Billing
5 2 (15.38%) Document Management

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) G Suite
2 2 (15.38%) GCP
2 2 (15.38%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Intranet
1 2 (15.38%) PBX
1 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) JMeter
1 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Billing
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Build Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Collaboration Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Compliance Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Governance Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
6 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Robotics
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 3 (23.08%) BDD
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (15.38%) Document Management
4 2 (15.38%) Requirements Gathering
4 2 (15.38%) Robotic Process Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (7.69%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Facebook
3 2 (15.38%) Lotus
4 1 (7.69%) Niku
4 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow