Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 April 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 86 71
Rank change year-on-year +8 -15 +7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 22 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.50% 0.33% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.17% 1.45% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 11
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £381 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% -7.01% +17.14%
10th Percentile £300 £361 £358
90th Percentile £500 £397 £500
East of England median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 307 275 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.87% 22.38% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 119 125
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £250
90th Percentile £525 £551 £500
East of England median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 35 35
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.52% -17.35% +19.44%
10th Percentile £13.62 £10.43 £12.63
90th Percentile £47.25 £52.08 £39.20
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -53.57% +16.67% +66.67%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Hertfordshire

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISEB in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Hertfordshire

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Hertfordshire

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Hertfordshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 April 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
Hatfield +9 12 £400 -
Watford - 6 £325 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £300 -
ISEB
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 14 (63.64%) Windows
1 14 (63.64%) Windows 10
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 11 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 10 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (45.45%) Infrastructure Transition
4 10 (45.45%) Scrum
4 10 (45.45%) Change Management
4 10 (45.45%) Risk Management
5 9 (40.91%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (40.91%) Integration Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Defect Management
6 8 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Presales
7 7 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (31.82%) JIRA
8 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
8 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
8 5 (22.73%) SCCM
9 4 (18.18%) Office 365
10 3 (13.64%) EPoS
11 2 (9.09%) Business Development
11 2 (9.09%) Retail
11 2 (9.09%) SQL
11 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) ATM
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 10 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Postilion Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) QC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) EPoS
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
1 14 (63.64%) Windows 10
2 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 10 (45.45%) Change Management
3 10 (45.45%) Infrastructure Transition
3 10 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 10 (45.45%) Scrum
4 9 (40.91%) Integration Testing
4 9 (40.91%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Defect Management
5 8 (36.36%) Presales
5 8 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.09%) Business Development
7 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.55%) Information Security
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (22.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Computacenter
1 1 (4.55%) HP