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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 118 59 43
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -16
Contract jobs citing ISEB 7 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.46% 2.16% 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 6.99% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 8
Median daily rate £325 £525 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +44.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £581 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.21 £30.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
-15.95% -2.52%
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
823 286 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 54.47% 30.82% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 159 90
Median daily rate £310 £345 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 27 11
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -43.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £15.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -47 6 £338 -38.63% 1
Teesside - 1 £283 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (45.83%) Software Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle
3 8 (33.33%) Informatica
4 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
4 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
4 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (29.17%) Dimensional Modelling
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
5 6 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (25.00%) ERwin
6 5 (20.83%) ETL
6 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (16.67%) SDLC
7 4 (16.67%) Defect Management
7 4 (16.67%) Base SAS
7 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) SAS
7 4 (16.67%) SAS Certification
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.50%) ITIL
8 3 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (12.50%) QA

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 4 (16.67%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (16.67%) Base SAS
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) ERwin
2 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Test Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) ETL Tester
5 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) OAT Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) OAT Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Functional Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Implementation Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) CESG
2 1 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Software Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
3 7 (29.17%) Dimensional Modelling
4 6 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.83%) ETL
6 4 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 4 (16.67%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.33%) Change Management
8 2 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) SAS Certification
3 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.17%) CISSP
5 1 (4.17%) CLAS
5 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (4.17%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) Informatica
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco