Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 132 111
Rank change year-on-year +6 -21 +2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 49 55 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.36% 1.49% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.86% 4.58% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 35
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +15.38% -5.11%
10th Percentile £278 £323 £250
90th Percentile £538 £438 £400
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.81 - £45.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% -6.67% -25.00%

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 1,269 1,201 1,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.16% 32.47% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 630 738
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £281 £290 £250
90th Percentile £588 £563 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 59 64
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £21.18 £21.48 £17.73
90th Percentile £58.21 £69.23 £48.55
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +90.48% -12.72%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Hampshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Hampshire

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Hampshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ISEB in Hampshire

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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 18 September 2019. 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
Portsmouth +7 7 £500 +53.85%
Fareham - 7 £363 -
Andover +2 5 £430 +18.62%
Southampton +7 4 £275 -29.03% 4
Basingstoke -7 4 £329 -12.33%
Hook - 4 £494 -
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 31 (63.27%) ISTQB
2 26 (53.06%) Security Cleared
3 19 (38.78%) Test Scripting
4 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
6 15 (30.61%) ITIL
7 14 (28.57%) Oracle
7 14 (28.57%) SQL
7 14 (28.57%) JIRA
8 13 (26.53%) HP
8 13 (26.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (24.49%) Oracle Database
10 11 (22.45%) Defect Management
10 11 (22.45%) ISEB Practitioner
10 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
11 10 (20.41%) Business Analysis
11 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
11 10 (20.41%) C#
12 9 (18.37%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
12 9 (18.37%) Validation
12 9 (18.37%) Business Process Modelling
12 9 (18.37%) HP ALM
12 9 (18.37%) TMMi
13 8 (16.33%) Traceability Matrix
13 8 (16.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 8 (16.33%) System Integration Testing
13 8 (16.33%) SDLC
13 8 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (16.33%) Non-Functional Testing

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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 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.04%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) SAN
2 2 (4.08%) PuTTY
2 2 (4.08%) WinSCP
3 1 (2.04%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.08%) Big Data
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) JIRA
2 8 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 7 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (14.29%) Selenium
4 6 (12.24%) HP UFT
5 5 (10.20%) Mocha
5 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
6 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.08%) Ant
7 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.08%) TestNG
8 1 (2.04%) TestRail
General
1 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Public Sector
3 4 (8.16%) Retail
4 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.08%) Police
6 1 (2.04%) Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 37 (75.51%) Analyst
2 19 (38.78%) Test Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) Business Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Tester
5 7 (14.29%) OAT Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Test Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) OAT Test Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Performance Tester
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Automation Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) SAP Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) SAP Test Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Engineer
10 1 (2.04%) Information Security Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) .NET
1 7 (14.29%) Web Services
2 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
2 5 (10.20%) Chai
2 5 (10.20%) RESTful
3 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Frameworx
1 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
1 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Test Scripting
2 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.61%) ITIL
4 11 (22.45%) Defect Management
4 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
5 10 (20.41%) Business Analysis
6 9 (18.37%) Business Process Modelling
6 9 (18.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (18.37%) TMMi
6 9 (18.37%) Validation
7 8 (16.33%) CRM
7 8 (16.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (16.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 8 (16.33%) SDLC
7 8 (16.33%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (16.33%) Traceability Matrix
8 7 (14.29%) Migration
9 6 (12.24%) Lean Six Sigma
9 6 (12.24%) Six Sigma
9 6 (12.24%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) C#
3 8 (16.33%) Java
4 7 (14.29%) F#
5 5 (10.20%) C++
5 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.20%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.20%) VB
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) Groovy
6 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (63.27%) ISTQB
2 26 (53.06%) Security Cleared
3 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
4 13 (26.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (22.45%) ISEB Practitioner
6 8 (16.33%) DV Cleared
7 4 (8.16%) Degree
8 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) PMO
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 6 (12.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) HP ALM
2 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (8.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Oracle
2 13 (26.53%) HP
3 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.08%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) Software AG
4 2 (4.08%) VMware
4 2 (4.08%) webMethods
5 1 (2.04%) Ariba
5 1 (2.04%) Remedy