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 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 82 72
Rank change year-on-year -4 -10  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 21 35 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.17% 1.75% 2.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 4.10% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 29
Median daily rate £325 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year - +0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 Hampshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 703 853 784
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 39.16% 42.67% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 511 484
Median daily rate £415 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.79% +3.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 35
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.83 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.37% +127.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £17.00 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £45.00
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 Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -18 9 £309 -8.51% 2
Southampton +6 4 £315 -23.63% 4
Andover - 2 £348 -
Fareham - 2 £288 -
Hook +9 1 £295 +3.50%
Portsmouth -5 1 - -
ISEB
South East

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 27 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.68%) Security Cleared
2 25 (39.68%) Test Automation
3 23 (36.51%) Test Scripting
3 23 (36.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 22 (34.92%) SQL
5 20 (31.75%) Windows
6 18 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 16 (25.40%) ISTQB
7 16 (25.40%) HP
8 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 15 (23.81%) ITIL
8 15 (23.81%) Service Management
8 15 (23.81%) Telecoms
8 15 (23.81%) BPMN
8 15 (23.81%) Selenium
9 14 (22.22%) Regression Testing
9 14 (22.22%) UML
9 14 (22.22%) Oracle
9 14 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (20.63%) HP UFT
10 13 (20.63%) JIRA
10 13 (20.63%) Scenario Testing
11 12 (19.05%) Business Process Modelling
11 12 (19.05%) Lean Six Sigma
11 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (19.05%) VMware
11 12 (19.05%) Six Sigma
11 12 (19.05%) CRM
12 11 (17.46%) Linux

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.59%) JBoss
2 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.76%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) PuTTY
1 9 (14.29%) WinSCP
2 2 (3.17%) MVNO
3 1 (1.59%) FTP
3 1 (1.59%) HTTP
3 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.59%) LDAP
3 1 (1.59%) SSL
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle OWB
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Selenium
2 13 (20.63%) HP UFT
2 13 (20.63%) JIRA
3 10 (15.87%) Oracle APEX
3 10 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 9 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 9 (14.29%) Toad
5 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.94%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.94%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (6.35%) Ant
7 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
7 4 (6.35%) LoadRunner
7 4 (6.35%) SpecFlow
7 4 (6.35%) TestNG
8 3 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (4.76%) SilkTest
9 2 (3.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (3.17%) Robot Framework
General
1 15 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.87%) Retail
3 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.35%) Back Office
5 2 (3.17%) Finance
5 2 (3.17%) Military
6 1 (1.59%) Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (49.21%) Analyst
2 19 (30.16%) Business Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) Tester
4 11 (17.46%) Test Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Telecoms Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Test Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Automation Tester
7 4 (6.35%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Digital Business Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) OSS Business Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Writer
8 3 (4.76%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.76%) UAT Manager
8 3 (4.76%) UAT Test Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) Web Services
2 6 (9.52%) .NET
3 5 (7.94%) Middleware
4 4 (6.35%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.76%) Node.js
5 3 (4.76%) SOAP
6 2 (3.17%) RESTful
7 1 (1.59%) HTML
7 1 (1.59%) HTML5
7 1 (1.59%) J2EE
7 1 (1.59%) Sass
7 1 (1.59%) WSDL
7 1 (1.59%) XML
7 1 (1.59%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.59%) XSD
7 1 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Frameworx
2 6 (9.52%) User Experience
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.59%) DataPower
4 1 (1.59%) EPoS
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.59%) Vector Graphics
4 1 (1.59%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Windows
2 11 (17.46%) Linux
3 6 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.76%) Unix
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) AIX
6 1 (1.59%) Solaris
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.68%) Test Automation
3 23 (36.51%) Test Scripting
4 15 (23.81%) BPMN
4 15 (23.81%) ITIL
4 15 (23.81%) Service Management
5 14 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 14 (22.22%) UML
6 13 (20.63%) Scenario Testing
7 12 (19.05%) Business Process Modelling
7 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (19.05%) CRM
7 12 (19.05%) Lean Six Sigma
7 12 (19.05%) Six Sigma
8 11 (17.46%) BPR
8 11 (17.46%) Integration Testing
8 11 (17.46%) Test Strategy
9 10 (15.87%) Functional Testing
9 10 (15.87%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) SQL
2 10 (15.87%) Java
3 9 (14.29%) F#
4 5 (7.94%) C#
5 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.76%) C
7 2 (3.17%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) Python
8 1 (1.59%) C++
8 1 (1.59%) Jython
8 1 (1.59%) VB
8 1 (1.59%) VBScript
8 1 (1.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) Security Cleared
2 23 (36.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 16 (25.40%) ISTQB
5 10 (15.87%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (6.35%) Degree
7 3 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.59%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.59%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (7.94%) vSphere
3 4 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) vRealize
2 1 (1.59%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) HP
2 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 14 (22.22%) Oracle
4 12 (19.05%) VMware
5 5 (7.94%) Remedy
6 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.17%) Motorola
8 1 (1.59%) CA
8 1 (1.59%) IBM
8 1 (1.59%) McAfee
Southampton, Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Posted: 18 days ago