The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
London / City of London
Rank 132 115 139
Rank change year-on-year -17 +24  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 22 43 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 1.29% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.14% 8.78% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 41
Median daily rate £488 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 428 490 845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.30% 14.73% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 350 630
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 17
Median hourly rate £15.87 £20.89 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.04% -2.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £17.00 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.56 £37.37 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in the City of London

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in the City of London

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in the City of London

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 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 City of London region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 23 (46.00%) Finance
2 18 (36.00%) Business Analysis
3 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (28.00%) PRINCE2
6 13 (26.00%) ITIL
6 13 (26.00%) DV Cleared
6 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
7 12 (24.00%) Use Case
8 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 10 (20.00%) Banking
9 10 (20.00%) CBAP
10 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (18.00%) Six Sigma
11 8 (16.00%) UML
11 8 (16.00%) Automated Testing
11 8 (16.00%) SWOT Analysis
11 8 (16.00%) Lean Six Sigma
11 8 (16.00%) Swim Lanes
12 7 (14.00%) CITP
12 7 (14.00%) Chartered Engineer
12 7 (14.00%) Project Management
13 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
13 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (12.00%) TDD
13 6 (12.00%) Programme Management
13 6 (12.00%) Automation Testing
14 5 (10.00%) SpecFlow
14 5 (10.00%) Information Security

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (2.00%) ATG Dynamo
1 1 (2.00%) Confluence
1 1 (2.00%) SAS
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Project
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) IaaS
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.00%) Power BI
2 1 (2.00%) QlikView
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Selenium
1 5 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (6.00%) Protractor
4 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.00%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) Maven
5 1 (2.00%) MSI
5 1 (2.00%) NeoLoad
5 1 (2.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.00%) TestRail
General
1 23 (46.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Back Office
3 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.00%) International Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Analyst
2 21 (42.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Test Leader
4 7 (14.00%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
6 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 4 (8.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Business IT Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) IT Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Automation Test Lead
9 2 (4.00%) Banking Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Manual Test Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Senior IT Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) SQL Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) PMI
3 3 (6.00%) Fintech
4 2 (4.00%) Equities
4 2 (4.00%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Derivative
5 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Business Analysis
2 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (28.00%) PRINCE2
5 13 (26.00%) ITIL
6 12 (24.00%) Use Case
7 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 9 (18.00%) Six Sigma
10 8 (16.00%) Automated Testing
10 8 (16.00%) Lean Six Sigma
10 8 (16.00%) Swim Lanes
10 8 (16.00%) SWOT Analysis
10 8 (16.00%) UML
11 7 (14.00%) Project Management
12 6 (12.00%) Automation Testing
12 6 (12.00%) Programme Management
12 6 (12.00%) TDD
13 5 (10.00%) Information Security
13 5 (10.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) Java
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) DV Cleared
1 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) CBAP
3 7 (14.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) CITP
4 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (10.00%) PMI Certification
6 4 (8.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (6.00%) Degree
8 2 (4.00%) CISSP
8 2 (4.00%) IIBA
8 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (2.00%) CISA
9 1 (2.00%) CISM
9 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) MiFID
2 3 (6.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (4.00%) QA
3 2 (4.00%) SEPA
4 1 (2.00%) EMIR
4 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.00%) ATG
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.00%) Cognos
4 1 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) Symantec
4 1 (2.00%) Varonis
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