The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 46 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing ISEB 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.57% 1.15% -
As % of the Qualifications category 8.99% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£406 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -57.50%
ISEB
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
89 60 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.52% 22.90% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 26 35
Average daily rate £350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £258 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £379 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £23.75 £14.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.79% -44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £13.45 £20.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £14.50 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 5 £406 - 1
Luton -22 2 £530 +65.62%
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 10 (47.62%) Business Analysis
2 7 (33.33%) Test Management
3 6 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
3 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
4 5 (23.81%) Retail
4 5 (23.81%) Migration
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) Degree
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Windows
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) IBM Notes
6 3 (14.29%) MS Office
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 3 (14.29%) Lotus
6 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 3 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 3 (14.29%) P3O
7 2 (9.52%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (9.52%) User Stories
7 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
7 2 (9.52%) Confluence

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Business Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Test Leader
4 3 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Process Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Integration Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) EPoS
1 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.52%) Smartphone
1 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.52%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Business Analysis
2 7 (33.33%) Test Management
3 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 5 (23.81%) Migration
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
7 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 2 (9.52%) UML
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.52%) PMP
3 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) P3O
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Lotus
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Mercator