Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 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 > Hampshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 109 118
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 -32
Contract jobs citing ISEB 61 55 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.59% 1.56% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.50% 3.94% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 44 35
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75% +12.68%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £271
90th Percentile £438 £425 £440
South East median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +2.77% +5.71% +7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £170.00
% change year-on-year - -73.53% -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hampshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,356 1,397 1,671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.40% 39.66% 40.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 868 1,034
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £260 £281 £263
90th Percentile £540 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 95 54
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.46 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.31% -22.22% +178.47%
10th Percentile £19.68 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £52.50 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £21.50 £32.38
% change year-on-year +44.19% -33.59% +43.89%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Hampshire

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Hampshire

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Hampshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Hampshire

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Hampshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. 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
Andover +2 13 £365 +4.36%
Basingstoke -12 11 £380 +21.02% 6
Southampton +2 9 £350 +7.69% 1
Portsmouth -3 3 £525 +61.54% 3
Gosport - 3 - -
Winchester 0 2 £370 -7.50%
Fareham -7 1 - -
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 33 (54.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 30 (49.18%) Oracle
3 28 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (44.26%) Security Cleared
4 27 (44.26%) Test Automation
5 26 (42.62%) .NET
5 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
5 26 (42.62%) HP
6 25 (40.98%) Windows
6 25 (40.98%) Selenium
7 24 (39.34%) ISEB Practitioner
8 23 (37.70%) VMware
8 23 (37.70%) SC Cleared
8 23 (37.70%) Oracle APEX
8 23 (37.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 23 (37.70%) SQL Server
8 23 (37.70%) Oracle Database
8 23 (37.70%) Windows Server
9 22 (36.07%) Scrum
10 21 (34.43%) Java
10 21 (34.43%) Software AG
10 21 (34.43%) HP UFT
10 21 (34.43%) webMethods
10 21 (34.43%) System Integration Testing
10 21 (34.43%) SoapUI
11 20 (32.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (32.79%) TestNG
11 20 (32.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (32.79%) SpecFlow
11 20 (32.79%) PuTTY

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (32.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (32.79%) PuTTY
1 20 (32.79%) WinSCP
2 3 (4.92%) DNS
2 3 (4.92%) SAN
2 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.64%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.70%) Oracle Database
1 23 (37.70%) Oracle Database 10g
1 23 (37.70%) SQL Server
2 20 (32.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 20 (32.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 20 (32.79%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 25 (40.98%) Selenium
2 23 (37.70%) Oracle APEX
3 21 (34.43%) HP UFT
3 21 (34.43%) SoapUI
4 20 (32.79%) Ant
4 20 (32.79%) Eclipse
4 20 (32.79%) SpecFlow
4 20 (32.79%) TestNG
5 15 (24.59%) LoadRunner
5 15 (24.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.64%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.20%) Military
3 4 (6.56%) Legal
4 2 (3.28%) Finance
5 1 (1.64%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (54.10%) Analyst
2 16 (26.23%) Test Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Business Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) Test Manager
4 9 (14.75%) Tester
5 8 (13.11%) Automation Tester
5 8 (13.11%) Test Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Process Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (8.20%) Test Specialist
9 4 (6.56%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Business Process Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Agile Tester
10 2 (3.28%) Business Test Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) E-Business Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Oracle Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) OSS Business Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (42.62%) .NET
2 20 (32.79%) Web Services
3 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.92%) HTML
4 1 (1.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Frameworx
2 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.92%) PKI
4 2 (3.28%) PMI
4 2 (3.28%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.98%) Windows
2 23 (37.70%) Windows Server
3 19 (31.15%) Linux
3 19 (31.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.56%) Unix
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.64%) AIX
6 1 (1.64%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (44.26%) Test Automation
3 22 (36.07%) Scrum
4 21 (34.43%) System Integration Testing
5 20 (32.79%) API Testing
6 19 (31.15%) DevOps
7 17 (27.87%) Test Scripting
8 16 (26.23%) Performance Testing
8 16 (26.23%) Test Strategy
9 15 (24.59%) Business Analysis
10 14 (22.95%) Defect Tracking
11 13 (21.31%) Kanban
12 11 (18.03%) Collaborative Working
13 8 (13.11%) BDD
13 8 (13.11%) Business Process Modelling
13 8 (13.11%) ITIL
14 7 (11.48%) BPMN
15 6 (9.84%) Lean Six Sigma
15 6 (9.84%) Software Testing
15 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) Java
2 19 (31.15%) F#
3 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.92%) SQL
4 2 (3.28%) C#
4 2 (3.28%) C++
5 1 (1.64%) C
5 1 (1.64%) Ruby
5 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (54.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 27 (44.26%) Security Cleared
3 24 (39.34%) ISEB Practitioner
4 23 (37.70%) SC Cleared
5 16 (26.23%) ISTQB
6 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.64%) Degree
8 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) GDPR
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 19 (31.15%) vSphere
2 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (32.79%) HP ALM
2 5 (8.20%) vRealize
3 4 (6.56%) SCCM
4 3 (4.92%) SCOM
5 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.64%) Endace
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Oracle
2 26 (42.62%) HP
2 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
3 23 (37.70%) VMware
4 21 (34.43%) Software AG
4 21 (34.43%) webMethods
5 19 (31.15%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.56%) Cisco
6 4 (6.56%) LogRhythm
7 3 (4.92%) Citrix
7 3 (4.92%) Lumension
7 3 (4.92%) NetApp
8 1 (1.64%) Capita
8 1 (1.64%) EMC
8 1 (1.64%) Juniper
8 1 (1.64%) SevOne