Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 106 122
Rank change year-on-year -18 +16 -37
Contract jobs citing ISEB 50 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.36% 1.48% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.28% 4.28% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 27
Hampshire median daily rate £360 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -9.72% -4.00%
10th Percentile £315 £276 £235
90th Percentile £417 £449 £443
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Hampshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% +52.40%
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% -25.00% +52.40%

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 1,169 1,214 1,468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 31.81% 34.62% 38.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 685 930
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.89% +3.67%
10th Percentile £285 £220 £267
90th Percentile £576 £525 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 64 72
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +77.08%
10th Percentile £21.60 £19.91 £12.50
90th Percentile £60.68 £47.91 £58.38
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £23.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year +72.97% -15.91% -

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 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 16 October 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
Basingstoke +1 11 £375 -2.60% 3
Andover -5 11 £345 -15.85%
Gosport - 10 £413 -
Southampton -21 5 £350 +11.11% 3
Portsmouth -16 2 £325 -
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 34 (68.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (62.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 29 (58.00%) ISTQB
3 29 (58.00%) Oracle
4 27 (54.00%) SC Cleared
5 25 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 24 (48.00%) .NET
7 19 (38.00%) Test Scripting
7 19 (38.00%) System Integration Testing
8 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (34.00%) Oracle APEX
9 17 (34.00%) Web Services
9 17 (34.00%) HP
10 16 (32.00%) SQL
11 14 (28.00%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (28.00%) HP ALM
12 13 (26.00%) CRM
12 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
12 13 (26.00%) Java
13 12 (24.00%) HP UFT
14 11 (22.00%) Windows
14 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database
15 10 (20.00%) User Stories
15 10 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
15 10 (20.00%) C#
15 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (18.00%) PL/SQL
16 9 (18.00%) VB

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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:

Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) PuTTY
1 7 (14.00%) SAN
1 7 (14.00%) WinSCP
2 6 (12.00%) MVNO
3 4 (8.00%) MPLS
4 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) Oracle Reports
2 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database
3 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Oracle APEX
2 12 (24.00%) HP UFT
3 9 (18.00%) Selenium
4 8 (16.00%) SoapUI
5 7 (14.00%) SpecFlow
6 6 (12.00%) LoadRunner
6 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (10.00%) Ant
7 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
7 5 (10.00%) TestNG
8 2 (4.00%) Toad
General
1 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Military
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (56.00%) Analyst
2 19 (38.00%) Test Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Tester
4 9 (18.00%) Test Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Business Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Test Specialist
9 2 (4.00%) Automation Tester
9 2 (4.00%) Business Test Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) E-Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Oracle Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) OSS Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Performance Specialist
9 2 (4.00%) Performance Test Specialist
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Unix Analyst
10 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
10 1 (2.00%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) .NET
2 17 (34.00%) Web Services
3 9 (18.00%) RESTful
4 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (12.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.00%) Frameworx
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.00%) Linux
3 7 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.00%) Unix
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (38.00%) System Integration Testing
2 19 (38.00%) Test Scripting
3 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (26.00%) CRM
5 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (20.00%) User Stories
7 9 (18.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (18.00%) Manual Testing
7 9 (18.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (16.00%) Agile Testing
8 8 (16.00%) API Testing
8 8 (16.00%) BPMN
8 8 (16.00%) DevOps
8 8 (16.00%) Service Management
9 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (14.00%) Business Process Modelling
9 7 (14.00%) ITIL
9 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
9 7 (14.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) SQL
2 13 (26.00%) Java
3 10 (20.00%) C#
4 9 (18.00%) F#
4 9 (18.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (18.00%) VB
5 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (68.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (62.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 29 (58.00%) ISTQB
4 27 (54.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (16.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (6.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) vSphere
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) HP ALM
2 3 (6.00%) vRealize
3 2 (4.00%) SCCM
3 2 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (58.00%) Oracle
2 17 (34.00%) HP
3 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (18.00%) VMware
5 8 (16.00%) Software AG
5 8 (16.00%) webMethods
6 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
7 6 (12.00%) Cisco
7 6 (12.00%) LogRhythm
8 4 (8.00%) EMC
8 4 (8.00%) Juniper
8 4 (8.00%) SevOne
9 3 (6.00%) Citrix
10 2 (4.00%) Lumension
10 2 (4.00%) NetApp