The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 39 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.59% 1.45% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.74% 3.66% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -53.00%
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Tyne and Wear

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

Qualifications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
115 82 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.82% 39.61% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 47 7
Average daily rate £346 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.32% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £455 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 1
Average hourly rate £14.80 £25.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.96% +104.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 11 (29.73%) Finance
1 11 (29.73%) ISTQB
2 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (24.32%) Business Analysis
3 9 (24.32%) Project Management
4 8 (21.62%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (21.62%) APMP
5 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
5 7 (18.92%) System Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
6 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle
7 5 (13.51%) SQL
7 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
8 4 (10.81%) Supplier Management
8 4 (10.81%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
8 4 (10.81%) HP
9 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.11%) QA
10 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.41%) BC Cleared
10 2 (5.41%) Business Process Mapping
10 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
10 2 (5.41%) Management Information System

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
1 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Business Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Test Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Change Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Test Leader
5 3 (8.11%) Business Change Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Environment Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Change Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Business Change Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Environment Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Business Analysis
1 9 (24.32%) Project Management
2 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
2 7 (18.92%) System Testing
3 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.81%) Supplier Management
4 4 (10.81%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.41%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) Change Management
7 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.70%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) ISTQB
2 8 (21.62%) APMP
3 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.41%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) P3O
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft