The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Manchester region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 62 63 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 19 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.34% 1.13% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.38% 8.73% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 11
Average daily rate £313 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £291 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £368 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +33.33%
Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
183 126 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.92% 12.92% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 59 77
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £128 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.29 £28.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%
ISEB
North West

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 2 £310 -
Salford - 1 £425 -
Stockport - - - - 1
Bolton - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
1 12 (31.58%) Degree
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) Windows
3 9 (23.68%) Test Scripting
4 8 (21.05%) Selenium
4 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
4 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 7 (18.42%) .NET
5 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
6 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (15.79%) MS Office
6 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
7 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
7 5 (13.16%) SOAP
7 5 (13.16%) Web Services
7 5 (13.16%) HP
7 5 (13.16%) System Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Retail
7 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.16%) Scrum
7 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
7 5 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
7 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
2 3 (7.89%) WorkSite
2 3 (7.89%) Lync
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.53%) MS Project
3 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.26%) QlikView
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) MS Access
5 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Selenium
2 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.26%) Toad
3 2 (5.26%) JUnit
3 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.16%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
2 3 (7.89%) Back Office
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Business Analyst
3 11 (28.95%) Tester
4 10 (26.32%) Test Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Systems Tester
6 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Manual Tester
6 4 (10.53%) Web Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Web Test Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Tester
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
8 2 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) SOAP
2 5 (13.16%) Web Services
3 3 (7.89%) XML
3 3 (7.89%) WSDL
4 2 (5.26%) EDI
4 2 (5.26%) EDIFACT
4 2 (5.26%) J2EE
5 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) NHS
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) TRADACOMS
3 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.26%) PMI
4 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) HPUX
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Test Scripting
2 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
2 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
2 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
4 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (13.16%) System Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.16%) Scrum
5 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
6 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 4 (10.53%) Manual Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
6 4 (10.53%) Six Sigma
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) C#
2 3 (7.89%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Degree
2 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.53%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.63%) HNC
5 1 (2.63%) HND
5 1 (2.63%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
1 3 (7.89%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) HP
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) Citrix
5 2 (5.26%) Splunk
5 2 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.63%) Teradata
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