The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 66 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -11
Contract jobs citing ISEB 12 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.31% 2.10% 2.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.56% 9.32% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 3
Average daily rate
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£328 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.49% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £271 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £503 £315
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 £30.00 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +147.49%
ISEB
England

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

Qualifications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
263 118 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 28.68% 22.56% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 89 41
Average daily rate £328 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 11 13
Average hourly rate £25.50 £33.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £13.05 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in the North East

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Tyne and Wear -29 7 £332 -11.58%
Durham -5 4 £225 - 1
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (41.38%) Integration Testing
2 11 (37.93%) Data Migration
2 11 (37.93%) Validation
2 11 (37.93%) Migration
2 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 11 (37.93%) PRINCE2
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
3 9 (31.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
5 6 (20.69%) Supplier Management
5 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
5 6 (20.69%) APMP
5 6 (20.69%) Project Management
6 5 (17.24%) PRINCE
6 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Test Management
7 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
7 4 (13.79%) Finance
8 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
8 3 (10.34%) HP
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle
9 2 (6.90%) ETL
9 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.90%) CRM

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Integration Manager
3 8 (27.59%) Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.45%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) JSF
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Integration Testing
2 11 (37.93%) Data Migration
2 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 11 (37.93%) PRINCE2
2 11 (37.93%) Validation
2 11 (37.93%) Migration
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
3 6 (20.69%) Supplier Management
4 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
4 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (17.24%) PRINCE
5 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (13.79%) Test Management
6 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) ETL
7 2 (6.90%) CRM
7 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
3 6 (20.69%) APMP
4 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (3.45%) IIBA
6 1 (3.45%) CBAP
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
1 3 (10.34%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft