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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 20 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.86% - 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.56 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £14.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+125.39% -37.77%
Qualifications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 45 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.29% 28.66% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 4
Average daily rate £310 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £16.84 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.22% -36.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
ISEB
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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 11 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Local Government
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) CESG
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee