The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 50 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.41% 0.27% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.94% 1.49% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£350 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
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%
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Cambridgeshire

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
68 67 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.91% 18.16% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 36
Average daily rate £350 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £260 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 27
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £23.60 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Online Marketing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Online Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP