The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 52 54 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.76% 1.24% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.26% 6.16% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate
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£483 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.96% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £328 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £657 £456 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £22.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% -25.41%
ISEB
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
94 146 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.97% 20.14% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 80 44
Average daily rate £325 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £158 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 23
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Brentwood - 3 £265 - 1
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) CMDB
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
3 2 (28.57%) Software Licensing
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) QA

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Asset Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Testing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Software Licensing
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe
3 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
4 1 (14.29%) Business Objects