The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 13 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.38% 2.96% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 14.81% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £550 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+616.66% +27.65%
ISEB
Suffolk

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

Qualifications Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
14 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 16.67% 20.00% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 13
Average daily rate £363 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.95% -18.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

ISEB
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Reference Data
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) GoldenSource
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 (40.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Data Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Reference Data Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Reference Data Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) GoldenSource