The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 53 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 12 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.57% 1.37% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.16% 8.65% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £308 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £388 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+97.21% -54.28%
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West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
147 104 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.22% 15.88% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 54 55
Average daily rate £330 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.25 £31.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 9 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Service Management
3 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (16.67%) Statistics
5 3 (16.67%) MS Office
5 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Law
6 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) EFT
6 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
6 2 (11.11%) VB
6 2 (11.11%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) Data Security
6 2 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Law
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) UAT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Environment Manager
4 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Transition Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Statistics
3 2 (11.11%) EFT
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) SCADA
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Service Management
4 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
6 2 (11.11%) Data Security
6 2 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (11.11%) Use Case
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Release Management
7 1 (5.56%) Change Control
7 1 (5.56%) Transition Management
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) IIBA
2 1 (5.56%) CBAP
2 1 (5.56%) APMP
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
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