Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 126 114
Rank change year-on-year +49 -12 -2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 32 51 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.70% 1.45% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.28% 4.09% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 33
Median daily rate £435 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.07% +7.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £313 £317 £313
90th Percentile £538 £517 £438
South East median daily rate £400 £403 £380
% change year-on-year -0.62% +5.85% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £47.00 £22.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.24% -50.56% -
South East median hourly rate £47.00 £22.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +111.24% -50.56% -

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 747 1,248 1,356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 39.61% 35.48% 35.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 764 691
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £289 £260
90th Percentile £588 £575 £540
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 44
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £42.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -29.35% +21.31%
10th Percentile £18.15 £16.77 £19.68
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate £31.56 £25.66 £31.00
% change year-on-year +22.96% -17.22% +44.19%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Hampshire

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ISEB in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for ISEB in Hampshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ISEB in Hampshire over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for ISEB in Hampshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ISEB in Hampshire.

Hourly rate trend 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 26 May 2020. 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
Gosport +12 7 £355 -5.33%
Portsmouth +24 3 - -
Fareham +8 3 £450 +20.00%
Basingstoke +23 2 £513 +54.14%
Southampton - 2 - -
Aldershot - 1 £400 -
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 22 (68.75%) ISTQB
2 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
3 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
4 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (31.25%) HP
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (28.13%) Defect Management
6 9 (28.13%) HP ALM
6 9 (28.13%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (25.00%) Oracle
8 7 (21.88%) Windows
8 7 (21.88%) HP UFT
8 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (21.88%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (21.88%) Business Analysis
8 7 (21.88%) Use Case
8 7 (21.88%) Data Structures
8 7 (21.88%) User Stories
8 7 (21.88%) Product Backlog
9 6 (18.75%) Requirements Gathering
9 6 (18.75%) TMMi
9 6 (18.75%) Stress Testing
9 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
9 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
9 6 (18.75%) Validation
9 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management

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 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) EDRMS
2 1 (3.13%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.13%) TestNG
3 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (6.25%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Tester
3 7 (21.88%) Business Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Regression Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) E-Business Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
1 1 (3.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Structures
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) AIX
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) Defect Management
3 9 (28.13%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (21.88%) Business Analysis
4 7 (21.88%) Product Backlog
4 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (21.88%) Use Case
4 7 (21.88%) User Stories
5 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 6 (18.75%) CRM
5 6 (18.75%) ITIL
5 6 (18.75%) Requirements Gathering
5 6 (18.75%) Stress Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 6 (18.75%) TMMi
5 6 (18.75%) Validation
6 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
6 5 (15.63%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) VB
3 4 (12.50%) VBScript
4 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) ISTQB
2 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
3 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 9 (28.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
6 3 (9.38%) Degree
6 3 (9.38%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (3.13%) DBS Check
8 1 (3.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
1 5 (15.63%) vSphere
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) HP ALM
2 8 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (15.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) HP
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle
4 6 (18.75%) Micro Focus
5 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk
5 1 (3.13%) VMware