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 21 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 36 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing ISEB 8 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.89% 1.84% 5.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 7.41% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 10
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£463 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 - £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £46.50 £70.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £31.56 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +16.87%
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
120 54 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.37% 24.88% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 15 78
Average daily rate £380 £275 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -40.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £219 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £350 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 4
Average hourly rate £46.00 £70.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% +483.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lytham St Annes - 5 £450 -
Chorley - - - -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
2 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 6 (26.09%) Marketing
3 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 6 (26.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
4 5 (21.74%) APMP
4 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
4 5 (21.74%) PMI Certification
4 5 (21.74%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
5 4 (17.39%) Supplier Management
5 4 (17.39%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (17.39%) PMI
5 4 (17.39%) PMP
5 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) QA
5 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
6 3 (13.04%) User Stories
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) Product Management
6 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) CaliberRM
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Architect
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Coach
2 4 (17.39%) Tester
3 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Tester
3 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Change Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
4 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) IT Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Environment Manager
4 1 (4.35%) IT Strategy Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Integration Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Strategy Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) PMI
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
2 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
2 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
3 4 (17.39%) Supplier Management
3 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (13.04%) Product Management
4 3 (13.04%) Kanban
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.04%) ITSM
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) User Stories
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (21.74%) APMP
3 5 (21.74%) PMI Certification
4 4 (17.39%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (17.39%) PMP
5 2 (8.70%) IIBA
5 2 (8.70%) CBAP
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) XenApp
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) Curam
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) AppSense
5 1 (4.35%) Siebel
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft