The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 68 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 19 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.31% 1.98% 1.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.93% 23.30% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 11
Average daily rate
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£328 £319 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.74% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £433 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £32.78 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-54.69% +47.31%
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Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
147 103 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.11% 8.49% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 52 43
Average daily rate £350 £380 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £133 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Average hourly rate £15.77 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.15% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.94 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £36.00 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 8 (34.78%) Business Analysis
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Banking
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
4 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.04%) Test Management
5 3 (13.04%) Investment Management
5 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma
5 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Legal
6 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Retail
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) ETL
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) FTP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) OLAP
2 1 (4.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Business Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Test Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Test Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Information Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Software Test Manager
7 1 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Test Manager
7 1 (4.35%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Business Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
3 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.04%) Test Management
4 3 (13.04%) Investment Management
4 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma
4 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) IIBA
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.70%) HP
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
2 1 (4.35%) Charles River
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