The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank - 28 24
Contract jobs citing ISEB 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.48% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.76% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -37.95%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.31% 10.10% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 16
Average daily rate £425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -36.36%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

ISEB
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SAP CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CRM
General
1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAP