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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 35 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing ISEB 36 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.18% 4.53% 3.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.95% 20.00% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 6
Average daily rate
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£379 £358 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.87% +9.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £289 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £395 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+97.21% -54.28%
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
164 80 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.60% 22.66% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 33 78
Average daily rate £360 £315 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 9
Average hourly rate £31.50 £26.75 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.75% +137.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £11.40 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.50 £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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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 -6 34 £389 +55.70% 6
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 18 (36.00%) ISTQB
2 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.00%) Finance
4 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
5 10 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (20.00%) Project Management
6 9 (18.00%) Business Analysis
6 9 (18.00%) Knowledge Management
6 9 (18.00%) APMP
7 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (16.00%) SQL
8 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (12.00%) QA
9 6 (12.00%) Supplier Management
10 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Oracle
10 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 5 (10.00%) HP
10 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
10 5 (10.00%) JIRA
11 4 (8.00%) System Testing
11 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
11 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
11 4 (8.00%) UML
11 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
12 3 (6.00%) Requirements Management
12 3 (6.00%) Service Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) CaliberRM
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 34 (68.00%) Analyst
2 15 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 14 (28.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Tester
5 3 (6.00%) UML Business Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Business Change Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Environment Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Change Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Manual Tester
6 2 (4.00%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Environment Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Web Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Change Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Business Change Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) PMI
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (20.00%) Project Management
4 9 (18.00%) Business Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (12.00%) Supplier Management
7 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.00%) System Testing
8 4 (8.00%) UML
8 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.00%) Requirements Management
9 3 (6.00%) Service Management
9 3 (6.00%) Use Case
10 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
10 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
10 2 (4.00%) Matrix Management
10 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (18.00%) APMP
4 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.00%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.00%) PMP
7 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.00%) CBAP
7 1 (2.00%) Degree
7 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) BS15000
2 2 (4.00%) BS7799
2 2 (4.00%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.00%) P3O
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle
1 5 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Curam
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