The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 29 September 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 34 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 9 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.87% 2.00% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 5.85% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
Median daily rate £375 £360 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £423 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £53.00 - £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.18 £13.81 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -56.23%
ISEB
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
90 188 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.66% 34.18% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 128 68
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £513 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £25.12 £20.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.00 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +21 3 £350 +16.66%
Skelmersdale -1 3 - -
Preston +3 1 £450 +47.54%
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) FTP
4 3 (27.27%) HTTP
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (27.27%) MS Project
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (18.18%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (27.27%) MS Project
3 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) FTP
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) CaliberRM
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) TestNG
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) OAT Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) OAT Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Documentation Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) IT Architect
5 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Test Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) CESG
2 1 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (9.09%) CBAP
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) CLAS
4 1 (9.09%) IIBA
4 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow