Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 140 140
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 -19
Contract jobs citing ISEB 11 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 0.75% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.26% 2.99% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 33
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £271 £250 £317
90th Percentile £480 £431 £420
South East median daily rate £353 £350 £368
% change year-on-year +0.71% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £60.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -43.33% +106.90% -53.60%

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 874 1069 1294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.44% 24.95% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 525 632
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £226 £250 £238
90th Percentile £588 £575 £531
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 57 98
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -59.55% +62.63%
10th Percentile £11.63 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £38.75 £44.97 £47.88
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +25.93% +58.82%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Berkshire

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISEB in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Berkshire

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Berkshire

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Berkshire

ISEB
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 18 November 2017. 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 +4 6 £400 +3.23% 1
Slough +8 1 £280 -32.12%
Windsor +1 1 £425 +6.25%
Maidenhead -10 1 - -
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
3 4 (36.36%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 3 (27.27%) SMS
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) V-Model
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) SAP BW
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (18.18%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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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 (18.18%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (9.09%) NetSuite
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (9.09%) SAP MM
1 1 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (9.09%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SMS
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SAP BW
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) OLAP
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Business Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Compliance Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) ERP Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Retail Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) V-Model
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (9.09%) TMap
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) AAT
3 1 (9.09%) ACCA
3 1 (9.09%) CIMA
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) PMO
3 1 (9.09%) GDPR
3 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Ariba
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Infor
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Sage
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter
3 1 (9.09%) Workday