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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 47 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.51% 1.90% 3.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.08% 5.56% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 11
Median daily rate £255 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £32.22 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.21 £30.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
-15.95% -2.52%
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
96 126 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.68% 34.24% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 80 86
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £205 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £500 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 15
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.84 £21.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £95.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +25.00%

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 27 July 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 - 1 £255 -
Burnley - 1 - -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CaliberRM
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) CaliberRM
1 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (25.00%) OAT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) QA Manual Tester
1 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Software QA Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Test Management
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP