Period
to 17 January 2018

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 6 months to 17 January 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 93 95
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2 -13
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.24% 0.28% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 0.96% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
Reading median daily rate £358 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.63% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £317 £360 £330
90th Percentile £392 £437 £473
Berkshire median daily rate £315 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -21.25% +14.29% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 318 418 540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.24% 29.48% 28.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 199 294
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £227 £250
90th Percentile £600 £565 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.69% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 57
Reading median hourly rate £19.38 £36.00 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.17% +16.50% +76.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £19.19 £21.55
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.65 £57.33
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.60 £15.75 £30.90
% change year-on-year -20.00% -49.03% +68.16%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SMS
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) PMO
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management

ISEB
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (33.33%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Compliance Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Compliance Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Retail Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Ariba
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) SAP