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 27 September 2016 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 106 59 34
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -25
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.29% 2.56% 5.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 9.06% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 24 31
Median daily rate £375 £335 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -11.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.18 £13.81 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -56.23%
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
593 309 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 43.64% 28.27% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 178 110
Median daily rate £330 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £259 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 17
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £32.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -20.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £12.20 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -50 3 £438 +30.11%
Teesside - 1 £283 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Change Control
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) CISSP
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (16.67%) SaaS
6 2 (16.67%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Finance

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Head of IT
5 1 (8.33%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CESG
1 2 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Change Control
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 1 (8.33%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) CLAS
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (8.33%) CAPM
4 1 (8.33%) EXIN
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (8.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (8.33%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (8.33%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Informatica
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle