Period
to 19 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 92 76
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 +11
Contract jobs citing ISEB 18 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.17% 0.38% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.37% 1.71% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 11
Hertfordshire median daily rate £323 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.41% +1.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £361 £261
90th Percentile £490 £397 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £26.50 - -

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 335 292 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.77% 22.09% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 142 126
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £193
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
East of England median daily rate £394 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 46
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.75 £14.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.41% -31.77% +18.07%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £11.44
90th Percentile £47.25 £51.59 £40.63
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -50.00% +47.37% +21.79%

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 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Hertfordshire

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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 February 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 +5 9 £400 - 1
Watford - 5 £323 -
ISEB
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 11 (61.11%) Windows
1 11 (61.11%) Windows 10
2 10 (55.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Integration Testing
4 8 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Defect Management
5 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Transition
5 7 (38.89%) JIRA
5 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) Change Management
5 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
5 7 (38.89%) Scrum
5 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
6 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
7 5 (27.78%) SCCM
7 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
7 5 (27.78%) Presales
8 3 (16.67%) EPoS
9 2 (11.11%) HP
9 2 (11.11%) Business Development
9 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Retail
9 2 (11.11%) Office 365
9 2 (11.11%) Problem Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) ATM
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) Project Manager
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Project Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Postilion Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) QC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) EPoS
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
1 11 (61.11%) Windows 10
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 8 (44.44%) Defect Management
2 8 (44.44%) Integration Testing
2 8 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
2 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Change Management
3 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Transition
3 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
3 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Presales
4 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Business Development
5 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Document Management
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (27.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Computacenter