The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 27 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 16 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.28% 3.86% 3.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.82% 20.75% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 5
Average daily rate
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£340 £293 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.23% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £237 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £394 £442
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%
ISEB
South Wales

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

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
85 53 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.73% 18.60% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 36 23
Average daily rate £375 £370 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.03% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 14 (51.85%) Banking
3 13 (48.15%) UML
4 11 (40.74%) Change Management
4 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 5 (18.52%) MS Office
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 5 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
7 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
7 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
8 3 (11.11%) CRM
8 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 3 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.11%) Social Media
8 3 (11.11%) Change Control
9 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.41%) IIBA
9 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
9 2 (7.41%) Use Case
9 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Critical Path Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
9 2 (7.41%) E-business
9 2 (7.41%) Project Planning

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 5 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (7.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) SAP SRM
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
1 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 14 (51.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Analyst
2 18 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Web Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Web Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) AS400
2 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) UML
2 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (40.74%) Change Management
3 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.11%) Change Control
4 3 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) E-business
5 2 (7.41%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Use Case
5 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Usability Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.41%) IIBA
2 2 (7.41%) PMP
2 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CCA
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Thunderhead
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