The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 East of England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 100 74 81
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 49 43 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.52% 1.86% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.97% 10.26% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 36
Average daily rate £333 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £410 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +26.31%
Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
546 419 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.95% 18.17% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 217 303
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 50 69
Average hourly rate £27.75 £29.80 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.86% +19.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
ISEB
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -15 12 £315 -5.26% 9
Bedfordshire -14 10 £375 +15.38% 2
Essex -15 9 £338 +3.84%
Hertfordshire -12 8 £375 +25.00% 5
Suffolk +3 7 £360 +2.85% 1
Norfolk - - - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 30 (47.62%) Finance
2 20 (31.75%) Test Scripting
3 19 (30.16%) ISTQB
4 16 (25.40%) HP
5 13 (20.63%) Business Analysis
5 13 (20.63%) QA
5 13 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (20.63%) Test Strategy
6 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (19.05%) SQL
7 11 (17.46%) Software Testing
7 11 (17.46%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
9 9 (14.29%) Windows
9 9 (14.29%) Migration
9 9 (14.29%) Test Management
10 8 (12.70%) Integration Testing
10 8 (12.70%) Retail
10 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
11 7 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
12 6 (9.52%) Back Office
13 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
13 5 (7.94%) System Testing
13 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
13 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
14 4 (6.35%) Data Migration
14 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
14 4 (6.35%) IBM Notes
14 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) IBM Notes
2 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.59%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
3 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.76%) Mingle
4 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.17%) SAP FI
2 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.59%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) GPRS
1 1 (1.59%) GSM
1 1 (1.59%) SMS
1 1 (1.59%) UMTS
1 1 (1.59%) WCDMA
1 1 (1.59%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) DB2
2 1 (1.59%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) JIRA
1 3 (4.76%) Selenium
2 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.59%) JMeter
3 1 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
General
1 30 (47.62%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Retail
3 6 (9.52%) Back Office
4 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Local Government
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (60.32%) Analyst
2 19 (30.16%) Test Analyst
3 14 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 10 (15.87%) Test Leader
5 7 (11.11%) Tester
5 7 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 7 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Test Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) QA Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Financial Business Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Senior QA Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Functional Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) QA Tester
10 2 (3.17%) Systems Tester
10 2 (3.17%) Oracle Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Web Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Web Test Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) XML
2 2 (3.17%) J2EE
2 2 (3.17%) MDX
3 1 (1.59%) HTML
3 1 (1.59%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Fat Client
1 3 (4.76%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.17%) EPoS
2 2 (3.17%) EFT
2 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.59%) Physics
3 1 (1.59%) PMI
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.17%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.59%) UNIX
4 1 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Test Scripting
2 13 (20.63%) Business Analysis
2 13 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (20.63%) Test Strategy
3 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (17.46%) Software Testing
5 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
6 9 (14.29%) Migration
6 9 (14.29%) Test Management
7 8 (12.70%) Integration Testing
8 5 (7.94%) System Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Data Migration
9 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.35%) Change Management
9 4 (6.35%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (4.76%) Workflow
10 3 (4.76%) Scrum
10 3 (4.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) Java
2 2 (3.17%) VBA
2 2 (3.17%) C
2 2 (3.17%) C#
2 2 (3.17%) C++
3 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) ISTQB
2 7 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.35%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) HP
2 4 (6.35%) Lotus
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) Citrix
3 3 (4.76%) SAP
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) Mercator
5 1 (1.59%) Cognos
5 1 (1.59%) IBM
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