The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing ISEB 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 2.41% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-52.46% +40.24%
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Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 16.67% 16.87% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 7
Average daily rate £245 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% -4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Bedford region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) PMP
3 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Product Management
4 1 (20.00%) CBAP
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Product Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) PMP
2 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CBAP
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft