The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
North West / Manchester
Rank 77 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 16 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.20% 1.34% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.44% 10.43% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 6
Median daily rate £343 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £516 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £170.00 £15.92
% change year-on-year
-70.58% +968.00%

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
215 230 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.12% 12.81% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 124 108
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £680 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 11
Median hourly rate £29.00 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £48.00 £13.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Bolton 0 3 £398 +40.08%
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 13 (31.71%) Finance
1 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) Project Management
3 9 (21.95%) PRINCE2
4 8 (19.51%) ITIL
4 8 (19.51%) Change Management
4 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
4 8 (19.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
5 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
5 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
6 6 (14.63%) SQL
6 6 (14.63%) Migration
6 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
6 6 (14.63%) BDD
6 6 (14.63%) TDD
6 6 (14.63%) ISTQB
6 6 (14.63%) Release Management
7 5 (12.20%) QA
7 5 (12.20%) Selenium
7 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
7 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
7 5 (12.20%) Process Improvement
7 5 (12.20%) Python
7 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.76%) Java
8 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
8 4 (9.76%) Service Management
8 4 (9.76%) WebDriver

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (4.88%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.44%) PuTTY
3 1 (2.44%) SSH
3 1 (2.44%) SSL
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) VLAN
3 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Selenium
2 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.32%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA
5 1 (2.44%) JMeter
5 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.44%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Test Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Business Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Service Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Services Delivery Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Tester
4 5 (12.20%) Automation Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Migration Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Migration Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Telephony Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Telephony Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
1 1 (2.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) Project Management
3 9 (21.95%) PRINCE2
4 8 (19.51%) Change Management
4 8 (19.51%) ITIL
5 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
5 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
6 6 (14.63%) BDD
6 6 (14.63%) Migration
6 6 (14.63%) Release Management
6 6 (14.63%) TDD
6 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.20%) Process Improvement
7 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
7 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
8 4 (9.76%) Service Management
9 3 (7.32%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) Python
3 4 (9.76%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) ISTQB
4 4 (9.76%) APMP
5 3 (7.32%) Degree
5 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.44%) CISM
6 1 (2.44%) CISSP
6 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.88%) Teradata
2 1 (2.44%) AlienVault
2 1 (2.44%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (2.44%) Qualys
2 1 (2.44%) Splunk
2 1 (2.44%) Twitter
2 1 (2.44%) WorldPay
2 1 (2.44%) Yardi