The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 29 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 Chester 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 16 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.44% - 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.27% - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.56 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -46.31%
Qualifications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 44 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 16.30% 28.39% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 6
Average daily rate £310 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £235 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £439 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 1
Average hourly rate £33.28 £16.84 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.60% -36.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ISEB
Cheshire

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Chester

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Local Government
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) V-Model
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) McAfee
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) PKI
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) JMeter
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) CESG

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) OpenSTA
1 1 (14.29%) LoadUI
General
1 3 (42.86%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) JSP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Flash
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) CESG
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) V-Model
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee