Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 51 80
Rank change year-on-year -4 +29 -56
Contract jobs citing ISEB 21 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.24% 3.54% 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.66% 12.38% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 23
South Wales median daily rate £325 £350 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +84.21% -41.54%
10th Percentile £264 £229 £185
90th Percentile £374 £425 £448
Wales median daily rate £325 £350 £185
% change year-on-year -7.14% +89.19% -43.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales 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 South Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 274 323 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 29.18% 28.61% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 213 236
South Wales median daily rate £360 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £163 £225 £208
90th Percentile £575 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £415 £375
% change year-on-year -9.64% +10.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 14
South Wales median hourly rate £37.50 £56.25 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +171.08% +29.04%
10th Percentile £13.56 £14.29 £9.65
90th Percentile £58.75 £69.40 £31.13
Wales median hourly rate £36.25 £57.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year -36.96% +177.11% +23.29%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in South Wales

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in South Wales

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in South Wales

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -27 9 £310 -11.43% 1
Newport +16 5 £368 -2.00% 1
ISEB
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Wales region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 15 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 12 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
3 11 (52.38%) VLAN
3 11 (52.38%) Test Management
3 11 (52.38%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
3 11 (52.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 11 (52.38%) Defect Management
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) HP
3 11 (52.38%) Configuration Management
4 10 (47.62%) SQL
5 9 (42.86%) Oracle
5 9 (42.86%) Windows
5 9 (42.86%) RUP
5 9 (42.86%) Project Management
5 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 9 (42.86%) Unified Process
5 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) VMware
7 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (28.57%) Citrix
7 6 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (28.57%) C
7 6 (28.57%) ITIL
7 6 (28.57%) CCAA
8 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (19.05%) IIS
1 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) VLAN
2 5 (23.81%) LAN
2 5 (23.81%) POP3
2 5 (23.81%) SMTP
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 5 (23.81%) WAN
3 4 (19.05%) VSAN
4 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (23.81%) Legal
1 5 (23.81%) Romanian Language
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Test Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Support
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
1 5 (23.81%) NHS
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 12 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 11 (52.38%) Configuration Management
3 11 (52.38%) Defect Management
3 11 (52.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
3 11 (52.38%) Test Management
4 9 (42.86%) Project Management
4 9 (42.86%) RUP
4 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 9 (42.86%) Unified Process
5 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (28.57%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) Information Governance
6 5 (23.81%) ITSM
6 5 (23.81%) Service Management
7 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
7 3 (14.29%) Network Management
8 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) CCAA
2 6 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (23.81%) CCA
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.76%) IIBA
4 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Workstation
1 4 (19.05%) vSphere
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (14.29%) XenApp
2 3 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (23.81%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (19.05%) SCCM
3 4 (19.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) HP
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 7 (33.33%) VMware
4 6 (28.57%) Citrix
5 5 (23.81%) BMC
6 1 (4.76%) SAP