Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 108 115
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 -38
Contract jobs citing ISEB 59 55 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.59% 1.54% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.73% 4.18% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 40
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £325 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -14.19% +1.00%
10th Percentile £321 £235 £263
90th Percentile £438 £378 £450
South East median daily rate £375 £355 £375
% change year-on-year +5.63% -5.33% +7.14%
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% -
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £115.00
% change year-on-year - -60.87% -

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 1,247 1,315 1,656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 33.65% 36.91% 39.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 752 1,055
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £269 £258 £263
90th Percentile £566 £512 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 76 60
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.94% -3.57% +140.00%
10th Percentile £19.45 £16.23 £12.50
90th Percentile £54.05 £48.75 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £20.00 £24.28
% change year-on-year +70.00% -17.63% +0.66%

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 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 20 August 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 +2 15 £363 +11.54%
Gosport - 11 £413 -
Basingstoke +2 8 £385 +18.46% 4
Southampton -16 6 £388 +32.48% 2
Portsmouth -11 3 £325 - 5
Winchester - 1 £390 -
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 41 (69.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 39 (66.10%) Oracle
2 39 (66.10%) Security Cleared
3 35 (59.32%) HP
4 34 (57.63%) SC Cleared
5 32 (54.24%) .NET
6 31 (52.54%) Test Automation
7 30 (50.85%) HP ALM
8 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
9 28 (47.46%) Windows
10 27 (45.76%) SQL Server
10 27 (45.76%) Java
10 27 (45.76%) Oracle Database 10g
10 27 (45.76%) VMware
10 27 (45.76%) Windows Server
10 27 (45.76%) Oracle Database
11 26 (44.07%) HP UFT
12 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (42.37%) Selenium
12 25 (42.37%) System Integration Testing
13 24 (40.68%) Oracle APEX
13 24 (40.68%) ISEB Practitioner
13 24 (40.68%) Software AG
13 24 (40.68%) webMethods
14 23 (38.98%) Web Services
14 23 (38.98%) Oracle Database 11g
14 23 (38.98%) Microsoft Azure
14 23 (38.98%) F#
14 23 (38.98%) API Testing
14 23 (38.98%) PuTTY

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 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 23 (38.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.98%) PuTTY
1 23 (38.98%) WinSCP
2 8 (13.56%) SAN
3 4 (6.78%) DNS
3 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.08%) MVNO
5 1 (1.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (45.76%) Oracle Database
1 27 (45.76%) Oracle Database 10g
1 27 (45.76%) SQL Server
2 23 (38.98%) Oracle Database 11g
2 23 (38.98%) SQL Server 2012
2 23 (38.98%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (10.17%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (44.07%) HP UFT
2 25 (42.37%) Selenium
3 24 (40.68%) Oracle APEX
4 23 (38.98%) SoapUI
4 23 (38.98%) SpecFlow
5 21 (35.59%) Ant
5 21 (35.59%) Eclipse
5 21 (35.59%) TestNG
6 18 (30.51%) LoadRunner
7 17 (28.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.39%) Toad
General
1 4 (6.78%) Military
1 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.08%) Legal
3 2 (3.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (50.85%) Analyst
2 22 (37.29%) Test Analyst
3 12 (20.34%) Tester
4 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 9 (15.25%) Test Engineer
6 8 (13.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (13.56%) Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (11.86%) Automation Tester
7 7 (11.86%) Test Specialist
8 6 (10.17%) Business Analyst
9 5 (8.47%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (6.78%) Test Manager
11 3 (5.08%) Business Test Analyst
11 3 (5.08%) E-Business Analyst
11 3 (5.08%) Oracle Analyst
11 3 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (5.08%) Unix Analyst
12 2 (3.39%) Agile Tester
12 2 (3.39%) OSS Business Analyst
12 2 (3.39%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (54.24%) .NET
2 23 (38.98%) Web Services
3 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Client/Server
1 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
1 4 (6.78%) PKI
2 2 (3.39%) Frameworx
3 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (47.46%) Windows
2 27 (45.76%) Windows Server
3 22 (37.29%) Linux
3 22 (37.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.78%) Unix
5 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) Test Automation
2 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (42.37%) System Integration Testing
3 23 (38.98%) API Testing
4 22 (37.29%) DevOps
5 20 (33.90%) Performance Testing
5 20 (33.90%) Scrum
6 18 (30.51%) Test Strategy
7 16 (27.12%) Defect Tracking
8 15 (25.42%) Test Scripting
9 13 (22.03%) Kanban
10 11 (18.64%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (15.25%) CRM
11 9 (15.25%) Functional Testing
12 7 (11.86%) BDD
12 7 (11.86%) Business Analysis
13 6 (10.17%) Knowledge Management
13 6 (10.17%) Software Testing
14 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (8.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) Java
2 23 (38.98%) F#
3 11 (18.64%) C#
4 8 (13.56%) SQL
4 8 (13.56%) VB
5 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (69.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 39 (66.10%) Security Cleared
3 34 (57.63%) SC Cleared
4 24 (40.68%) ISEB Practitioner
5 22 (37.29%) ISTQB
6 11 (18.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 22 (37.29%) vSphere
2 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 30 (50.85%) HP ALM
2 6 (10.17%) vRealize
3 5 (8.47%) SCCM
4 4 (6.78%) SCOM
5 1 (1.69%) Endace
5 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (66.10%) Oracle
2 35 (59.32%) HP
3 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
4 27 (45.76%) VMware
5 24 (40.68%) Software AG
5 24 (40.68%) webMethods
6 22 (37.29%) Red Hat
7 6 (10.17%) Cisco
7 6 (10.17%) LogRhythm
8 4 (6.78%) Citrix
8 4 (6.78%) Lumension
8 4 (6.78%) NetApp
9 2 (3.39%) EMC
9 2 (3.39%) Juniper
9 2 (3.39%) SevOne