The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South West / Bristol
Rank 60 48 64
Rank change year-on-year -12 +16  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.74% 2.65% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.17% 11.01% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 8
Median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £530 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £44.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +11.73% +9.14%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bristol
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 189 218 172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 23.36% 24.09% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 156 121
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 2
Median hourly rate £37.75 £41.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.03% +14.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing ISEB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Bristol

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Bristol

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Bristol

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Bristol

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
3 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Information Management
4 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Information Assurance
4 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (16.67%) Business Development
5 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (16.67%) QA
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
6 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
6 2 (11.11%) Windows
6 2 (11.11%) SQL

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (5.56%) ArcGIS
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) PuTTY
1 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.56%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) GIS
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.56%) Spatial Data
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Ant
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.56%) TestComplete
2 1 (5.56%) TestNG
2 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Migration Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Public Sector Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Telephony Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Transformation Manager
5 1 (5.56%) UML Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) UML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) CESG
3 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
3 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (22.22%) Information Assurance
3 4 (22.22%) Information Management
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Business Development
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) F#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.56%) CISSP
5 1 (5.56%) CITP
5 1 (5.56%) CLAS
5 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) IIBA
5 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Cloudera
1 1 (5.56%) ESRI
1 1 (5.56%) HP
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
1 1 (5.56%) VMware