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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 72 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 8 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.80% 1.12% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 5.23% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £318 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.04% +15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.69 £22.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-20.93% -25.41%
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
176 172 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.64% 21.45% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 88 51
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £138 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 9
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £32.85 £53.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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
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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
Chester +6 3 £375 - 1
Warrington -17 3 £400 +29.03% 2
Knutsford +1 1 £290 -25.16%
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Local Government
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) QA
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (23.08%) BPR
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
4 2 (15.38%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (15.38%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 2 (15.38%) SugarCRM
2 1 (7.69%) LiveLink
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Local Government
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
4 3 (23.08%) Project Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) ICT Project Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Applications Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) BPR
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) IIBA
3 1 (7.69%) APMP
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
2 1 (7.69%) Capita
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