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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 75 94 99
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Contract jobs citing ISEB 62 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.17% 1.17% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.74% 6.39% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 25
Average daily rate
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£380 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £240 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £395 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.92 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-49.55% +40.24%
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
528 438 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.45% 18.27% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 202 284
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £125 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 44 70
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -39.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.63 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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 +10 24 £363 +3.57% 7
Essex -1 14 £325 -39.53%
Suffolk +5 11 £425 +13.33% 3
Hertfordshire -6 11 £525 +44.82% 2
Bedfordshire -12 2 £331 +65.62%
Norfolk - - - - 1
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 51 (47.66%) Finance
2 31 (28.97%) ISTQB
3 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (19.63%) SQL
5 20 (18.69%) HP
6 19 (17.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (17.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (16.82%) QA
7 18 (16.82%) Software Testing
8 17 (15.89%) Degree
9 16 (14.95%) Business Analysis
9 16 (14.95%) PRINCE2
10 15 (14.02%) E-Commerce
10 15 (14.02%) Migration
11 14 (13.08%) Regression Testing
11 14 (13.08%) Integration Testing
12 13 (12.15%) Test Management
12 13 (12.15%) Service Delivery
13 12 (11.21%) PeopleSoft
13 12 (11.21%) ITIL
13 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
14 11 (10.28%) XML
14 11 (10.28%) ETL
14 11 (10.28%) Microsoft
14 11 (10.28%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (9.35%) Test Scripting
15 10 (9.35%) Scrum
16 9 (8.41%) Legal
16 9 (8.41%) Java
16 9 (8.41%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.67%) MQSeries
1 5 (4.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.80%) Confluence
3 2 (1.87%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (1.87%) CMS
4 1 (0.93%) SAS
4 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.54%) MS Office
3 4 (3.74%) MS Project
4 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.80%) Mingle
5 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.93%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.93%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.93%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.93%) PaaS
1 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) 3G
2 1 (0.93%) 2G
2 1 (0.93%) LAN
2 1 (0.93%) WAN
2 1 (0.93%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.67%) DB2
2 5 (4.67%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (2.80%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) Essbase
4 1 (0.93%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 8 (7.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (6.54%) Selenium
3 5 (4.67%) LoadRunner
3 5 (4.67%) JIRA
4 4 (3.74%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.80%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.80%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.93%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.93%) JUnit
6 1 (0.93%) TestNG
6 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.93%) Hudson
General
1 51 (47.66%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Legal
3 8 (7.48%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.48%) Retail
4 7 (6.54%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (56.07%) Analyst
2 28 (26.17%) Test Analyst
3 26 (24.30%) Business Analyst
4 10 (9.35%) Tester
5 9 (8.41%) Architect
6 8 (7.48%) Project Manager
6 8 (7.48%) Test Manager
7 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (4.67%) QA Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Test Consultant
8 4 (3.74%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Consultant
9 3 (2.80%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.80%) Senior QA Analyst
10 2 (1.87%) Software Asset Manager
10 2 (1.87%) Automated Test Analyst
10 2 (1.87%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.28%) XML
2 8 (7.48%) HTML
3 6 (5.61%) Middleware
4 5 (4.67%) J2EE
4 5 (4.67%) Flash
5 4 (3.74%) Gherkin
6 3 (2.80%) SOAP
7 2 (1.87%) REST
7 2 (1.87%) MDX
8 1 (0.93%) .NET
8 1 (0.93%) Web Services
8 1 (0.93%) CSS
8 1 (0.93%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.54%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.80%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.87%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.87%) CMDB
4 2 (1.87%) Open Source
4 2 (1.87%) EPoS
4 2 (1.87%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.48%) UNIX
1 8 (7.48%) Windows
2 4 (3.74%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.87%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.93%) Solaris
4 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (17.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (16.82%) Software Testing
4 16 (14.95%) Business Analysis
4 16 (14.95%) PRINCE2
5 15 (14.02%) E-Commerce
5 15 (14.02%) Migration
6 14 (13.08%) Regression Testing
6 14 (13.08%) Integration Testing
7 13 (12.15%) Test Management
7 13 (12.15%) Service Delivery
8 12 (11.21%) ITIL
9 11 (10.28%) ETL
10 10 (9.35%) Test Scripting
10 10 (9.35%) Scrum
11 9 (8.41%) System Testing
11 9 (8.41%) TOGAF
11 9 (8.41%) Automated Testing
11 9 (8.41%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (8.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.63%) SQL
2 9 (8.41%) Java
3 5 (4.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.80%) VBA
5 2 (1.87%) C#
6 1 (0.93%) C++
6 1 (0.93%) C
6 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (28.97%) ISTQB
2 19 (17.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (15.89%) Degree
4 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.74%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (2.80%) PMP
6 3 (2.80%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.87%) CBAP
7 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.82%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (10.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.93%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) HP
2 12 (11.21%) PeopleSoft
3 11 (10.28%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.41%) Oracle
5 5 (4.67%) IBM
5 5 (4.67%) SAP
6 3 (2.80%) Adobe
7 2 (1.87%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.87%) EMC
7 2 (1.87%) Citrix
7 2 (1.87%) Cisco
7 2 (1.87%) BMC
7 2 (1.87%) VMware
8 1 (0.93%) Symantec
8 1 (0.93%) McAfee
8 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.93%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.93%) Juniper
8 1 (0.93%) NetApp
8 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
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