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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 27 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.64% 1.37% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.17% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £419 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £14.68 £19.94
% change year-on-year +94.20% -26.40%  

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 46 44 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 29.49% 30.14% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 13
Median daily rate £400 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +37.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £553 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 4
Median hourly rate £47.50 £47.83 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.68% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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 25 June 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 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) Node.js
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) BPMN
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
4 1 (16.67%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Vector Graphics
4 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 1 (16.67%) Swim Lanes
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
3 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (16.67%) ClearQuest
3 1 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1 (16.67%) Military
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Business Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Writer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) Node.js
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Vector Graphics
2 1 (16.67%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) BPMN
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Swim Lanes
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft