The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 42 55
Rank change year-on-year -19 +13  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.45% 4.08% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.30% 17.58% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 9
Median daily rate £338 £384 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.05% +12.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £469 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year - +0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £14.43 £19.94
% change year-on-year +97.57% -27.65%  

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 Glasgow.

Academic & Professional Certification
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 91 165 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 13.75% 23.21% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 87 71
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £220 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.30% +56.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £43.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) PABX
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle