Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 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)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 59 66
Rank change year-on-year -12 +7 -23
Contract jobs citing ISEB 15 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.03% 3.23% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.89% 24.73% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 8
Oxford median daily rate £450 £200 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +125.00% -53.62% +3.92%
10th Percentile £210 £163 £288
90th Percentile £500 £462 £475
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £200 £431
% change year-on-year +112.50% -53.62% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire 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 Oxford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxford
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 108 93 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 14.63% 13.06% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 79 106
Oxford median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £243 £163 £178
90th Percentile £525 £532 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £389 £369
% change year-on-year +12.54% +5.42% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Oxford median hourly rate £17.89 £20.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.58% -63.64% +223.53%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.89 £25.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -28.46% -21.88% +88.24%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Oxford

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Oxford

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Oxford over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) ISTQB
3 10 (66.67%) Waterfall
4 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 7 (46.67%) Open Source
4 7 (46.67%) SaaS
4 7 (46.67%) Confluence
4 7 (46.67%) JIRA
4 7 (46.67%) Matrix Management
4 7 (46.67%) Test Management
4 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
4 7 (46.67%) ITIL
4 7 (46.67%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
4 7 (46.67%) Matrix Organization
5 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (33.33%) SDLC
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (26.67%) SMS
7 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (20.00%) Document Management
7 3 (20.00%) Office 365
8 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 7 (46.67%) Confluence
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) SaaS
2 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SMS
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Test Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Compliance Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Test Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Transformation Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Compliance Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SaaS Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Salesforce Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) UAT Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 7 (46.67%) Matrix Management
3 7 (46.67%) Matrix Organization
3 7 (46.67%) Open Source
3 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) Test Management
3 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
4 5 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 5 (33.33%) SDLC
4 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Document Management
6 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Salesforce.com