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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 49 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 9 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.80% 0.54% 2.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.14% 2.22% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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£358 £450 £763
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.42% -40.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £32.78 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-54.69% +52.45%
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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
175 45 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.07% 24.19% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 29 21
Average daily rate £358 £307 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.63% -6.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £188 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £455 £763
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £25.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.74% +104.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram 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

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 14 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
2 11 (26.19%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (21.43%) Project Management
4 9 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 9 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (19.05%) HP
5 8 (19.05%) Knowledge Management
5 8 (19.05%) APMP
6 7 (16.67%) QA
6 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (16.67%) System Testing
6 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 5 (11.90%) SQL
8 5 (11.90%) Oracle
8 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
9 4 (9.52%) Supplier Management
9 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
10 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
10 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
11 2 (4.76%) .NET
11 2 (4.76%) ITIL
11 2 (4.76%) SLA
11 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
11 2 (4.76%) Six Sigma

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (11.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Business Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Change Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Business Change Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.76%) Environment Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Change Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Business Change Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Systems Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
2 9 (21.43%) Project Management
2 9 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 8 (19.05%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (16.67%) System Testing
4 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Supplier Management
7 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.76%) Six Sigma
8 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.76%) Service Management
8 2 (4.76%) CMMI
8 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.76%) Matrix Management
8 2 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 9 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (19.05%) APMP
4 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) BS7799
2 2 (4.76%) BS15000
2 2 (4.76%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.38%) P3O
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) HP
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft