Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 116 132
Rank change year-on-year -15 +16 -34
Contract jobs citing ISEB 54 48 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.41% 1.36% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.10% 3.91% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 25
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £315 £280 £253
90th Percentile £450 £459 £414
South East median daily rate £388 £350 £351
% change year-on-year +10.71% -0.14% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Hampshire median hourly rate - £23.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.67% +52.40%
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £23.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year +82.61% -61.67% +106.90%

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 1,316 1,229 1,421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 34.36% 34.86% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 694 959
Hampshire median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £290 £211 £263
90th Percentile £588 £525 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 56 77
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.37%
10th Percentile £18.25 £19.34 £12.50
90th Percentile £68.00 £50.00 £53.00
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £25.69 £27.50
% change year-on-year +45.97% -6.58% -11.00%

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 9 December 2018.

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 6 months to 9 December 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
Andover +4 16 £360 -22.16% 1
Basingstoke -1 12 £375 -6.25% 1
Gosport - 8 £413 -
Southampton -21 3 £350 +5.26% 3
Hook - 3 £450 -
Portsmouth - 2 £325 - 1
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 37 (68.52%) ISTQB
2 32 (59.26%) Security Cleared
3 29 (53.70%) Test Automation
4 28 (51.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 26 (48.15%) Oracle
6 25 (46.30%) SC Cleared
7 22 (40.74%) SQL
8 21 (38.89%) .NET
9 20 (37.04%) Oracle Reports
9 20 (37.04%) Test Scripting
10 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (35.19%) System Integration Testing
11 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (31.48%) Oracle APEX
11 17 (31.48%) Web Services
12 16 (29.63%) CRM
12 16 (29.63%) User Stories
13 15 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (27.78%) PL/SQL
13 15 (27.78%) RESTful
13 15 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
14 14 (25.93%) Manual Testing
14 14 (25.93%) Agile Testing
15 12 (22.22%) Telecoms
16 11 (20.37%) C#
16 11 (20.37%) Java
17 10 (18.52%) ITIL
17 10 (18.52%) UML
17 10 (18.52%) HP
17 10 (18.52%) 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 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) MVNO
2 5 (9.26%) MPLS
2 5 (9.26%) SAN
3 2 (3.70%) PuTTY
3 2 (3.70%) WinSCP
4 1 (1.85%) DNS
4 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (12.96%) HP UFT
2 7 (12.96%) Selenium
3 4 (7.41%) LoadRunner
3 4 (7.41%) SpecFlow
3 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.70%) JBehave
5 2 (3.70%) Toad
6 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 12 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Billing
4 1 (1.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Analyst
2 15 (27.78%) Test Engineer
3 13 (24.07%) Business Analyst
3 13 (24.07%) Test Analyst
4 11 (20.37%) Tester
5 8 (14.81%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) OSS Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Billing Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Billing Business Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Performance Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) Performance Test Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) Test Specialist
9 1 (1.85%) Performance Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Performance Tester
9 1 (1.85%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) .NET
2 17 (31.48%) Web Services
3 15 (27.78%) RESTful
4 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.41%) HTML
5 1 (1.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.85%) Frameworx
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) PKI
2 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Unix
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Test Automation
2 20 (37.04%) Test Scripting
3 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.19%) System Integration Testing
4 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (29.63%) CRM
5 16 (29.63%) User Stories
6 15 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
7 14 (25.93%) Agile Testing
7 14 (25.93%) Manual Testing
8 10 (18.52%) BPMN
8 10 (18.52%) ITIL
8 10 (18.52%) UML
9 9 (16.67%) BPR
9 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
9 9 (16.67%) ERP
9 9 (16.67%) Service Management
10 8 (14.81%) TMMi
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) SQL
2 15 (27.78%) PL/SQL
3 11 (20.37%) C#
3 11 (20.37%) Java
4 9 (16.67%) VB
5 4 (7.41%) F#
5 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (68.52%) ISTQB
2 32 (59.26%) Security Cleared
3 28 (51.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 25 (46.30%) SC Cleared
5 9 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.70%) IIBA
8 2 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) vSphere
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) SCOM
2 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Oracle
2 10 (18.52%) HP
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.11%) Cisco
4 6 (11.11%) LogRhythm
5 5 (9.26%) EMC
5 5 (9.26%) Juniper
5 5 (9.26%) SevOne
6 3 (5.56%) VMware
7 2 (3.70%) Citrix
7 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.70%) Software AG
7 2 (3.70%) webMethods
8 1 (1.85%) Lumension
8 1 (1.85%) NetApp