The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 17 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 Edinburgh 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 51 39 59
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Contract jobs citing ISEB 27 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.10% 2.01% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.93% 20.27% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 6
Average daily rate £300 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £259 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £363 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +26.31%
Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
129 74 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.03% 9.91% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 40 47
Average daily rate £306 £323 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% -3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £151 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £25.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 - £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
ISEB
Scotland

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 22 (51.16%) ISTQB
2 18 (41.86%) Finance
3 9 (20.93%) Banking
3 9 (20.93%) SQL
4 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (16.28%) UNIX
5 7 (16.28%) Windows
5 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
5 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.95%) Project Management
6 6 (13.95%) FTP
6 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.63%) Test Management
7 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (11.63%) ETL
7 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
7 5 (11.63%) VMware
8 4 (9.30%) Retail
8 4 (9.30%) Use Case
8 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
8 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
8 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
8 4 (9.30%) Retail Banking
8 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.98%) Pentaho
9 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Degree
9 3 (6.98%) Data Mart

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (2.33%) IIS
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) SAS
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
1 1 (2.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) FTP
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) OLAP
2 3 (6.98%) Star Schema
2 3 (6.98%) Data Mart
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.98%) Pentaho
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Italian Language
4 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Analyst
2 13 (30.23%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Business Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Test Leader
5 6 (13.95%) Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Payments Business Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Defect Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Tester
7 1 (2.33%) Test Coordinator
7 1 (2.33%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (2.33%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.33%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) REST
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.65%) Equities
2 2 (4.65%) Derivative
2 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.33%) EPoS
3 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) UNIX
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (13.95%) Project Management
2 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (11.63%) ETL
3 5 (11.63%) Test Management
4 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
4 4 (9.30%) Use Case
4 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.98%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Matrix Management
6 2 (4.65%) Investment Management
6 2 (4.65%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.65%) Perl
3 2 (4.65%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) Python
3 2 (4.65%) Ruby
4 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) EMIR
1 2 (4.65%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) StatsD
2 1 (2.33%) Nagios
2 1 (2.33%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) VMware
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.65%) HP
4 2 (4.65%) Charles River
5 1 (2.33%) Siebel
5 1 (2.33%) Pega
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £275.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 14 days ago