The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 7.14% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 66.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £284 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+616.66% +27.65%
ISEB
Manchester

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

Qualifications Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 10.71% 7.69% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £290 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

ISEB
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Facebook
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter
1 1 (50.00%) VMware