The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 59 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 13 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.49% 1.46% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.07% 11.24% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 7
Average daily rate
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£362 £260 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.23% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £220 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £360 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+174.39% -61.66%
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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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
184 89 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.15% 13.03% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 47 52
Average daily rate £371 £320 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.01% +17.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 10
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.25 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.22% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £18.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (28.57%) Project Management
4 6 (28.57%) Banking
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Test Management
7 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 3 (14.29%) HP
7 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
7 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
7 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 2 (9.52%) HTML
8 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
8 2 (9.52%) .NET
8 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
8 2 (9.52%) JSP
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL
8 2 (9.52%) UNIX
8 2 (9.52%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (19.05%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Toad
1 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Test Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Process Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
1 2 (9.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (19.05%) Test Management
4 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) BPMN
6 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
6 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 7 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) CBAP
5 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (4.76%) APMP
6 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Genesys
3 1 (4.76%) Twitter
3 1 (4.76%) Siebel
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft