The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 111 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 28 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.93% 1.79% 1.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.10% 10.48% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 19
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£330 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £283 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £505 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £45.78 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-54.12% +103.45%
ISEB
England

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

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
549 496 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.29% 17.09% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 261 203
Average daily rate £363 £353 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 29 47
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.55 £43.25 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Cambridgeshire +5 11 £275 -21.42% 3
Hertfordshire -19 6 £375 -20.63% 7
Bedfordshire +1 4 £337 -17.19% 2
Suffolk +17 3 £400 +40.35% 2
East Anglia +3 2 - -
Norfolk -1 1 £300 -45.45%
Essex -15 1 - - 2
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.86%) ISTQB
4 13 (22.41%) Business Analysis
5 12 (20.69%) Software Testing
6 10 (17.24%) Degree
6 10 (17.24%) Systems Analysis
6 10 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (15.52%) Waterfall
7 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (15.52%) SQL
7 9 (15.52%) Oracle
8 8 (13.79%) PeopleSoft
8 8 (13.79%) HP
8 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
9 7 (12.07%) QA
9 7 (12.07%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (10.34%) SoapUI
10 6 (10.34%) Use Case
10 6 (10.34%) Scrum
10 6 (10.34%) ITIL
10 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2
11 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
11 5 (8.62%) Project Management
11 5 (8.62%) Manual Testing
11 5 (8.62%) System Testing
11 5 (8.62%) Banking
12 4 (6.90%) Retail

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) GSM
1 2 (3.45%) Firewall
1 2 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.72%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.45%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
3 4 (6.90%) Local Government
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (68.97%) Analyst
2 28 (48.28%) Business Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Test Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Test Manager
4 4 (6.90%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) ICT Business Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Tester
6 2 (3.45%) Test Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Security Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Test Leader
6 2 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Head of Testing
7 1 (1.72%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) SAP Test Manager
7 1 (1.72%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (1.72%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) SOAP
2 2 (3.45%) XML
2 2 (3.45%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.72%) Flash
3 1 (1.72%) HTML
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (3.45%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.41%) Business Analysis
3 12 (20.69%) Software Testing
4 10 (17.24%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (15.52%) Waterfall
5 9 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
7 6 (10.34%) Use Case
7 6 (10.34%) Scrum
7 6 (10.34%) ITIL
7 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.62%) Project Management
8 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.62%) Manual Testing
8 5 (8.62%) System Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Validation
9 4 (6.90%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) VBScript
3 1 (1.72%) VB
3 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) ISTQB
2 10 (17.24%) Degree
2 10 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (6.90%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) HP
2 8 (13.79%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (3.45%) SAP
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco
3 2 (3.45%) McAfee
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Splunk
4 1 (1.72%) Northgate
4 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.72%) IBM
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