Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 60 84
Rank change year-on-year -3 +24 -48
Contract jobs citing ISEB 27 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.29% 3.21% 2.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.44% 10.18% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 35
Wales median daily rate £325 £350 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +86.67% -42.31%
10th Percentile £261 £182 £180
90th Percentile £544 £425 £438
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £18.41 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -33.07% +1.85% -12.27%

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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 363 442 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 30.79% 31.48% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 295 305
Wales median daily rate £375 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% +10.67% -
10th Percentile £140 £223 £185
90th Percentile £575 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 17
Wales median hourly rate £38.75 £57.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.61% +180.49% +26.86%
10th Percentile £14.99 £16.74 £10.30
90th Percentile £58.75 £79.00 £41.47
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +31.58%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Wales

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Wales

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Wales

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Wales

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 19 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
South Wales -8 20 £325 -7.14% 1
West Wales +6 6 £491 +172.78% 1
ISEB
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 Wales region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 19 (70.37%) PRINCE2
2 12 (44.44%) Project Management
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) HP
3 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
3 11 (40.74%) Test Scripting
3 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
4 10 (37.04%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (37.04%) Test Management
4 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
4 10 (37.04%) VLAN
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (37.04%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (37.04%) Defect Management
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle
5 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 8 (29.63%) RUP
6 8 (29.63%) Unified Process
6 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
6 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
6 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
7 7 (25.93%) Business Analysis
7 7 (25.93%) VMware
8 6 (22.22%) ITIL
8 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (22.22%) Citrix
8 6 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (22.22%) Degree
8 6 (22.22%) CCAA

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (14.81%) IIS
1 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) VLAN
2 5 (18.52%) LAN
2 5 (18.52%) POP3
2 5 (18.52%) SMTP
2 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 5 (18.52%) WAN
3 4 (14.81%) VSAN
4 3 (11.11%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
1 1 (3.70%) TestRail
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Legal
2 4 (14.81%) Romanian Language
3 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
1 10 (37.04%) Test Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix Support
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
1 5 (18.52%) NHS
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) PRINCE2
2 12 (44.44%) Project Management
3 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
3 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
3 11 (40.74%) Test Scripting
4 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
4 10 (37.04%) Defect Management
4 10 (37.04%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (37.04%) Test Management
5 8 (29.63%) RUP
5 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
5 8 (29.63%) Unified Process
6 7 (25.93%) Business Analysis
7 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (22.22%) ITIL
8 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (18.52%) Information Governance
8 5 (18.52%) ITSM
8 5 (18.52%) Service Management
9 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) CCAA
2 6 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (18.52%) CCA
4 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.70%) IIBA
5 1 (3.70%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Workstation
1 4 (14.81%) vSphere
2 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (11.11%) XenApp
2 3 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) SCOM
2 4 (14.81%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) HP
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) Oracle
4 7 (25.93%) VMware
5 6 (22.22%) Citrix
6 4 (14.81%) BMC
7 2 (7.41%) SAP