The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB Practitioner in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB Practitioner over the 3 months to 16 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 West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISEB Practitioner
Rank 119 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISEB Practitioner 19 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% - 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.93% - 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 2
Average daily rate £575 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 - £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £301 £375
% change year-on-year
+61.82% -19.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
648 445 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.08% 18.16% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 194 283
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 38 29
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £29.70 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
ISEB Practitioner
England

ISEB Practitioner
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ISEB Practitioner Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ISEB Practitioner
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ISEB Practitioner Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ISEB Practitioner
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB Practitioner across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

ISEB Practitioner Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

ISEB Practitioner
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

ISEB Practitioner Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ISEB Practitioner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ISEB Practitioner 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 Practitioner.

1 22 (100.00%) ISEB
2 18 (81.82%) PRINCE2
3 15 (68.18%) Finance
4 14 (63.64%) Internet
4 14 (63.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 14 (63.64%) APMP
5 12 (54.55%) Supplier Management
6 10 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
7 9 (40.91%) Degree
8 8 (36.36%) Project Management
8 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
9 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
10 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
10 5 (22.73%) PRINCE
11 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 4 (18.18%) Local Government
11 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
11 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
12 3 (13.64%) Kanban
12 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
12 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
12 3 (13.64%) Scrum
12 3 (13.64%) Service Management
12 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
12 3 (13.64%) ITSM
12 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (13.64%) WAI

ISEB Practitioner
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ISEB Practitioner 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 Practitioner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Test Manager
1 6 (27.27%) Environment Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Integration Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Web Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) SOAP
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
1 3 (13.64%) WSDL
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) NHS
4 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) HPUX
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) PRINCE2
2 12 (54.55%) Supplier Management
3 10 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (36.36%) Project Management
4 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
6 5 (22.73%) PRINCE
7 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) Kanban
8 3 (13.64%) Web Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Service Management
8 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) ITSM
8 3 (13.64%) Scrum
8 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
9 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.09%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VB
2 1 (4.55%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) ISEB
2 14 (63.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 14 (63.64%) APMP
3 9 (40.91%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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