The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Cambridgeshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 58 42 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs citing ISEB 12 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.68% 2.34% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.53% 12.61% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 10
Average daily rate £315 £315 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £270 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £400 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +26.31%
Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
114 111 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.92% 18.56% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 53 85
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 21
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.45 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 8 £292 - 1
Cambridge -10 1 - - 9
Ely - - - - 1
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Back Office
4 5 (31.25%) Retail
4 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
5 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 4 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (18.75%) Workflow
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Mingle
6 3 (18.75%) QA
7 2 (12.50%) Release Management
7 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) VBA
8 1 (6.25%) MS Project
8 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
8 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) Mingle
3 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Back Office
3 5 (31.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Senior QA Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Web Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA