Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 113 113
Rank change year-on-year -17 0 +18
Contract jobs citing ISEB 53 56 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.42% 1.50% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.83% 4.11% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 40
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +15.38% -18.75%
10th Percentile £324 £313 £256
90th Percentile £516 £438 £425
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.25 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.56% - -
South East median hourly rate £22.25 £34.00 -
% change year-on-year -34.56% - -

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 1,385 1,362 1,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 37.04% 36.55% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 709 950
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £296 £259 £281
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 38 101
Hampshire median hourly rate £33.00 £42.56 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.46% +21.60% -17.65%
10th Percentile £16.77 £17.18 £12.50
90th Percentile £57.00 £50.76 £52.50
South East median hourly rate £26.42 £27.00 £22.52
% change year-on-year -2.17% +19.89% -20.63%

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 April 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

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 April 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
Andover +7 10 £450 +18.27%
Basingstoke -1 7 £333 -12.50%
Gosport -16 5 £375 -
Hook - 5 £375 -
Fareham -1 4 £428 -
Portsmouth -18 4 £510 -2.86%
Winchester +3 2 £403 +8.78%
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 29 (54.72%) ISTQB
2 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
4 19 (35.85%) SQL
4 19 (35.85%) SC Cleared
4 19 (35.85%) Test Automation
5 18 (33.96%) .NET
6 17 (32.08%) Business Analysis
6 17 (32.08%) Test Scripting
7 16 (30.19%) ITIL
8 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
9 12 (22.64%) Telecoms
9 12 (22.64%) System Integration Testing
9 12 (22.64%) Business Process Modelling
10 11 (20.75%) User Stories
10 11 (20.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (20.75%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (20.75%) HP ALM
10 11 (20.75%) PL/SQL
10 11 (20.75%) Web Services
10 11 (20.75%) Oracle
10 11 (20.75%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (20.75%) HP
10 11 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (20.75%) Manual Testing
10 11 (20.75%) Oracle APEX
10 11 (20.75%) RESTful
10 11 (20.75%) Agile Testing
11 10 (18.87%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (16.98%) BPMN

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 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) CloudSense
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) MVNO
2 1 (1.89%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.66%) JIRA
3 3 (5.66%) Selenium
4 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.77%) JBehave
4 2 (3.77%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (22.64%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Analyst
2 22 (41.51%) Business Analyst
3 13 (24.53%) Test Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Test Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Applications Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Test Automation Specialist
8 3 (5.66%) Test Specialist
9 2 (3.77%) Billing Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Billing Business Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) IT Manager
10 1 (1.89%) Process Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) .NET
2 11 (20.75%) RESTful
2 11 (20.75%) Web Services
3 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
3 7 (13.21%) HTML
4 1 (1.89%) JSON
4 1 (1.89%) REST
4 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Data Structures
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.66%) Frameworx
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
1 7 (13.21%) Unix
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.85%) Test Automation
3 17 (32.08%) Business Analysis
3 17 (32.08%) Test Scripting
4 16 (30.19%) ITIL
5 12 (22.64%) Business Process Modelling
5 12 (22.64%) System Integration Testing
6 11 (20.75%) Agile Testing
6 11 (20.75%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (20.75%) Manual Testing
6 11 (20.75%) User Stories
7 10 (18.87%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (16.98%) BPMN
8 9 (16.98%) UML
9 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (13.21%) CRM
9 7 (13.21%) ERP
9 7 (13.21%) Security Testing
10 6 (11.32%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) PL/SQL
3 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
3 7 (13.21%) VBScript
4 3 (5.66%) Java
5 2 (3.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (54.72%) ISTQB
2 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
3 19 (35.85%) SC Cleared
4 11 (20.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (13.21%) MCITP
5 7 (13.21%) MCSE
5 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (7.55%) Degree
7 2 (3.77%) IIBA
8 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) GDPR
2 1 (1.89%) PMO
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) HP
2 11 (20.75%) Oracle
3 8 (15.09%) Citrix
4 7 (13.21%) Cisco
4 7 (13.21%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com