The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 March 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)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 15 18
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.01% 4.50% 2.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 12.20% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £419 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.38% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.90 £41.00
% change year-on-year +16.56% +4.62%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth.

Academic & Professional Certification
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 75 41 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 45.18% 36.94% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 17
Median daily rate £400 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +37.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £503 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 7 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +187.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £20.70 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £47.83 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth citing ISEB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Portsmouth

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Portsmouth

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 4 (57.14%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Node.js
3 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) BPMN
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Publishing
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (14.29%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Writer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) Node.js
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (14.29%) Vector Graphics
3 1 (14.29%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) BPMN
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Swim Lanes
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft