The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 74 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing ISEB 15 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.36% 0.90% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.93% 4.97% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 8
Average daily rate £320 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £314 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £41.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.65 £18.88 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+104.68% -15.62%
ISEB
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
304 181 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.51% 18.12% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 100 87
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £621
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.20 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -1 12 £320 -20.00%
Chester 0 2 £288 -17.78% 1
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
3 10 (62.50%) ISTQB
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) Windows
5 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 8 (50.00%) System Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
6 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
6 7 (43.75%) VMware
7 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
7 6 (37.50%) Defect Management
8 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
8 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
8 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (31.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (31.25%) Skype
8 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) Fat Client
8 5 (31.25%) Thin Client
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
8 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
8 5 (31.25%) Finance
8 5 (31.25%) Service Management
9 4 (25.00%) Military
9 4 (25.00%) MS Office
9 4 (25.00%) Linux

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.25%) ArcGIS
3 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Skype
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) MSTest
2 1 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Military
3 3 (18.75%) Billing
4 2 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) ETL Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SSIS Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Fat Client
1 5 (31.25%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 8 (50.00%) System Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
5 6 (37.50%) Defect Management
6 5 (31.25%) Service Management
7 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Project Management
8 3 (18.75%) Stress Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Test Management
8 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
9 2 (12.50%) ETL
9 2 (12.50%) Open Source
9 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 2 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C#
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) ESRI
3 1 (6.25%) Fujitsu
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Tableau
3 1 (6.25%) Talend
3 1 (6.25%) Vertica
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago