The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 62 76 62
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 1 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.50% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 1.75% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Median daily rate £473 £404 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.02% +7.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £44.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +11.73% +9.14%  

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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 175 286 322
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 26.16% 28.34% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 145 166
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £300 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 14
Median hourly rate £52.50 £55.55 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +65.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £26.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Reading

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Reading

ISEB
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Progress
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Facilities Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Control Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) UML Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UML Business Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Facilities Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Progress