The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 20 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.68% 5.71% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.57% 52.63% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 1
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£358 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.94 £22.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.88% -25.41%
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West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 12.88% 10.86% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 5
Average daily rate £350 £370 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Legal
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) FATCA
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP