The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 9 6 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing ISEB 22 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.97% 13.08% 2.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.35% 38.89% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 2
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£425 £463 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £350 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £527 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £31.56 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-38.20% +13.71%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Qualifications Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
68 36 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 46.26% 33.64% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 31 25
Average daily rate £460 £355 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.57% -22.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £214 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £503 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.08 £18.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% -32.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.39%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 18 (81.82%) PRINCE2
2 17 (77.27%) Project Management
3 16 (72.73%) P3O
4 12 (54.55%) APMP
4 12 (54.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (36.36%) Finance
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (31.82%) Project Planning
6 7 (31.82%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (31.82%) MS Project
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
8 5 (22.73%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (18.18%) MS Project Server
9 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (18.18%) MS Office
9 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
10 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
10 3 (13.64%) QA
10 3 (13.64%) Coaching
11 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
11 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
11 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (9.09%) Change Management
11 2 (9.09%) SQL
12 1 (4.55%) VBA

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 4 (18.18%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Project
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) PMO Lead
2 4 (18.18%) Programme Office Support
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Report Manager
4 1 (4.55%) PMO Manager
4 1 (4.55%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Office Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) PRINCE2
2 17 (77.27%) Project Management
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) Project Planning
4 7 (31.82%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
6 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 3 (13.64%) Coaching
8 2 (9.09%) Change Management
9 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
9 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
9 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
9 1 (4.55%) Test Planning
9 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
9 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 12 (54.55%) APMP
2 5 (22.73%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (72.73%) P3O
2 3 (13.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.55%) Cognos