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 1 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 45 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing ISEB 11 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.23% 2.44% 2.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.04% 7.69% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate
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£385 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £43.43 £46.50 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% -33.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.72 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+16.35% +147.49%
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
182 130 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.92% 31.71% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 68 21
Average daily rate £425 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -67.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Skelmersdale - 5 - -
Preston +5 2 £250 - 2
Chorley - 2 £403 - 2
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 12 (50.00%) Test Management
2 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 8 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) MS Office
4 6 (25.00%) Finance
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Degree
5 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) QA
5 5 (20.83%) Document Management
5 5 (20.83%) Banking
5 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
5 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
5 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (16.67%) SDLC
6 4 (16.67%) Information Architecture
6 4 (16.67%) DRM
7 3 (12.50%) RUP
7 3 (12.50%) SQL
7 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 3 (12.50%) Smart Meter
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (8.33%) WebDriver

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
1 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Test Manager
3 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Business Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Change Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) QA Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Security Officer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Information Security Officer
7 1 (4.17%) Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Business Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Smart Meter
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Test Management
2 8 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
5 5 (20.83%) Document Management
6 4 (16.67%) DRM
6 4 (16.67%) SDLC
6 4 (16.67%) Information Architecture
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.50%) RUP
7 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
8 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
9 1 (4.17%) SIEM
9 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Ruby
2 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) IIBA
4 1 (4.17%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
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