The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 47 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs citing ISEB 17 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.60% 3.96% 1.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.33% 19.67% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Average daily rate £315 £313 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% -11.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £294 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £362 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +26.31%
Qualifications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
232 61 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.47% 20.13% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 24 52
Average daily rate £245 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.60% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
ISEB
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -21 12 £315 -10.56%
Durham - - - - 1
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (36.00%) MS Office
1 9 (36.00%) MS Visio
2 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (28.00%) JIRA
3 7 (28.00%) Finance
3 7 (28.00%) UML
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (24.00%) Use Case
4 6 (24.00%) Requirements Management
4 6 (24.00%) Data Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) Change Management
6 4 (16.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (16.00%) QA
7 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (12.00%) Degree
7 3 (12.00%) MS Project
7 3 (12.00%) .NET
7 3 (12.00%) HTML
7 3 (12.00%) Java
7 3 (12.00%) Web Services
7 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (8.00%) P3O
8 2 (8.00%) Change Control
8 2 (8.00%) ETL
8 2 (8.00%) Management Information System

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (4.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Office
1 9 (36.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (12.00%) MS Project
4 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) UML Business Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Support
7 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) PMI
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) UML
2 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (24.00%) Use Case
2 6 (24.00%) Requirements Management
2 6 (24.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (8.00%) Change Control
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) Budget Control
6 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Information Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) CBAP
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PMP
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) P3O
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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