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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 48 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.93% 0.71% 2.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.41% 3.70% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Average daily rate
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£331 £275 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £195 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £355 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £31.56 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-38.20% +13.71%
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
54 54 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.50% 19.08% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 45
Average daily rate £363 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £118 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -32.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.39%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 - 2 £340 -
Luton - - - -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) Test Management
3 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) MS Office
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (20.00%) P3O
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
5 2 (13.33%) CBAP
5 2 (13.33%) Confluence
5 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
5 2 (13.33%) Android
5 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) PMP

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2 (13.33%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Hyperion Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Process Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Integration Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) EPoS
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Test Management
3 3 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Email Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) PMP
3 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (13.33%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) P3O
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Hyperion
2 1 (6.67%) Lotus
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Neg
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago