The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 22 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 Cardiff 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 26 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 18 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.74% 5.04% 4.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.66% 25.53% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £293 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -29.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £254 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £370 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £12.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+135.29% -46.31%
Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
73 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.21% 19.75% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 27 25
Average daily rate £375 £370 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +29.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £147 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 13 (40.63%) UML
3 12 (37.50%) Banking
4 11 (34.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (31.25%) Change Management
5 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
8 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
8 5 (15.63%) MS Office
8 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
9 4 (12.50%) Project Management
9 4 (12.50%) Citrix
9 4 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (9.38%) Social Media
10 3 (9.38%) Degree
10 3 (9.38%) SAP SRM
10 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Stress Testing
10 3 (9.38%) LoadRunner
10 3 (9.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
10 3 (9.38%) CRM
10 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
10 3 (9.38%) ERP
10 3 (9.38%) SAP

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (9.38%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP SRM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Billing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Analyst
2 18 (56.25%) Business Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Web Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Web Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Functional Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Social Media
2 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.13%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) UML
2 11 (34.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (31.25%) Change Management
4 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Stress Testing
7 3 (9.38%) CRM
7 3 (9.38%) ERP
8 2 (6.25%) Critical Path Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.25%) E-business
8 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.25%) Web Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) PMP
3 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.25%) IIBA
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) CCA
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) XenApp
1 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Citrix
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Thunderhead
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: £38 - £45 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 21 days ago