The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bedford region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 4.00% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£406 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -49.00%
Qualifications Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 40.00% 6.98% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 2
Average daily rate £300 £275 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -40.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £250 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £323 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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Bedfordshire

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

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Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) PMP
2 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) PMP
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft