The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Essex 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 49 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.83% 0.43% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.12% 1.59% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £119
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -49.00%
Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
97 126 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.08% 27.10% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 45
Average daily rate £400 £345 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £91 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.24 £9.23 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £41.20 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Essex

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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
Brentwood - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) SSADM
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (12.50%) SAP FI

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) SSADM
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) SAP