The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 Cambridge 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 48 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.42% 0.54% 1.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.74% 2.94% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
73 68 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.50% 18.38% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 39
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £210 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 30
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £37.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) ERP

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP