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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 33 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing ISEB 7 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.21% 2.19% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.43% 5.65% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £353 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.44% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £423 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £43.43 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.64 £36.72 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-60.13% +16.35%
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
83 177 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.18% 38.82% 33.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 122 66
Median daily rate £415 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £301 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 16
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £24.11 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.89 £43.43 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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
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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Skelmersdale -4 3 - -
Preston +5 1 £450 +80.00%
Blackpool - 1 £255 -
Burnley - 1 - -
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (42.86%) MS Project
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration 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 (42.86%) WebSphere
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (42.86%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) FTP
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) CaliberRM
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) TestNG
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) OAT Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) OAT Test Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Architect
2 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow