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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 79 80 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing ISEB 25 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.40% 0.71% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.33% 5.21% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 15
Average daily rate £355 £353 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% +11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.92 £17.06
% change year-on-year
+575.35% -6.71%
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 Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
242 192 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.53% 13.55% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 102 81
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £554 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 10
Average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.46% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £13.60 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bolton - 2 £284 -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 29 (42.03%) ISTQB
2 21 (30.43%) Finance
2 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.54%) Software Testing
4 15 (21.74%) Business Analysis
4 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.84%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (15.94%) Oracle
7 10 (14.49%) SQL
7 10 (14.49%) Project Management
7 10 (14.49%) Retail
7 10 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (14.49%) Test Scripting
7 10 (14.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (13.04%) Test Strategy
8 9 (13.04%) Migration
8 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
8 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
8 9 (13.04%) UML
9 8 (11.59%) CRM
9 8 (11.59%) Banking
9 8 (11.59%) Waterfall
9 8 (11.59%) Test Management
9 8 (11.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (11.59%) Test Automation
10 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
10 7 (10.14%) Performance Testing
10 7 (10.14%) Data Analytics
10 7 (10.14%) Analytics

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.45%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) ATM
3 1 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) OLAP
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.35%) eggPlant
3 3 (4.35%) JIRA
4 2 (2.90%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.90%) TestDirector
4 2 (2.90%) Toad
5 1 (1.45%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.45%) Selenium
5 1 (1.45%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (30.43%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Retail
3 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 8 (11.59%) Banking
5 3 (4.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Advertising
6 1 (1.45%) Electronics
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (65.22%) Analyst
2 22 (31.88%) Business Analyst
3 21 (30.43%) Test Analyst
4 10 (14.49%) Test Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Process Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Tester
6 4 (5.80%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Banking Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Business Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Telecoms Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Agile Test Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) ETL Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Test Automation Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.80%) Data Integration
2 4 (5.80%) User Experience
3 2 (2.90%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (2.90%) PMI
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) iPad
4 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.90%) Unix
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.54%) Software Testing
3 15 (21.74%) Business Analysis
3 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (14.49%) Project Management
4 10 (14.49%) Test Scripting
4 10 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (13.04%) Migration
5 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 9 (13.04%) Test Strategy
5 9 (13.04%) UML
6 8 (11.59%) CRM
6 8 (11.59%) Test Automation
6 8 (11.59%) Test Management
6 8 (11.59%) Waterfall
7 7 (10.14%) Analytics
7 7 (10.14%) Data Analytics
7 7 (10.14%) Performance Testing
8 6 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.70%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (42.03%) ISTQB
2 10 (14.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.80%) Degree
6 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.45%) CBAP
7 1 (1.45%) CISM
7 1 (1.45%) CISSP
7 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.90%) SEPA
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) Oracle
3 6 (8.70%) HP
4 4 (5.80%) VMware
5 2 (2.90%) TSYS
6 1 (1.45%) F5
6 1 (1.45%) Facebook
6 1 (1.45%) SAP
6 1 (1.45%) Splunk
6 1 (1.45%) Twitter
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