The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Halifax 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 24 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.79% 3.87% 4.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.50% 43.75% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £280 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £258 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £348 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+141.39% -46.31%
Qualifications Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.76% 8.84% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 8
Average daily rate £300 £280 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £280 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £373 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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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 23 July 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 13 (92.86%) Banking
2 11 (78.57%) ISTQB
2 11 (78.57%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Finance
4 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (50.00%) Retail
5 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (28.57%) Retail Banking
6 4 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
7 3 (21.43%) Remedy
7 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 3 (21.43%) ITSM
7 3 (21.43%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (21.43%) BMC
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management
8 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 1 (7.14%) MS Project
9 1 (7.14%) MS Office
9 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
9 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
9 1 (7.14%) Legal
9 1 (7.14%) Advertising
9 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Remedy ITSM
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (92.86%) Banking
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Retail
4 4 (28.57%) Retail Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Legal
5 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Test Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) ITSM
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) ISTQB
2 10 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) BMC
1 3 (21.43%) Remedy
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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