The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 35 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.84% 1.27% -
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 10.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £289 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £334 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £16.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+97.21% -43.85%
ISEB
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
45 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.54% 11.78% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 10
Average daily rate £321 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.94 £15.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.60 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Leicester +13 5 £225 -22.07% 2
Loughborough - - - -
ISEB
East Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 10 (90.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
3 6 (54.55%) JIRA
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) SAP
3 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 6 (54.55%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) Use Case
4 5 (45.45%) QA
5 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Retail
5 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
5 4 (36.36%) UNIX
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) VBScript
5 4 (36.36%) C++
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
6 3 (27.27%) IBM
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) TickIT
6 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (27.27%) Computer Science

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (27.27%) Sahi
3 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Tester
3 3 (27.27%) UAT Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) SAP Tester
3 3 (27.27%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Web Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SAP BW Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 5 (45.45%) Use Case
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Speech Recognition
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) VBScript
2 4 (36.36%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
2 3 (27.27%) TickIT
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) SAP
1 6 (54.55%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Verint