The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB 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 over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 93 77 98
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +21
Contract jobs citing ISEB 39 54 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.24% 1.97% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.54% 10.00% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 11
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£400 £311 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.72% -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £374 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.93 £12.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+23.09% -46.11%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
596 540 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.01% 19.71% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 243 223
Average daily rate £375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £578 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 56 34
Average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £39.21 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ISEB
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 across the North West region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

ISEB
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 across the North West region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ISEB
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

ISEB Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
Lancashire -10 13 £400 +77.77% 4
Merseyside +2 12 £250 -37.50% 9
Manchester -12 9 £353 +11.90% 18
Cheshire -9 5 £450 +63.63% 3
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 29 (32.22%) ISTQB
2 27 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 27 (30.00%) Finance
3 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (25.56%) Test Scripting
5 20 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 20 (22.22%) Windows
6 19 (21.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (21.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (18.89%) SQL
8 16 (17.78%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (16.67%) Test Planning
10 13 (14.44%) ITIL
10 13 (14.44%) TDD
10 13 (14.44%) Waterfall
10 13 (14.44%) Selenium
11 12 (13.33%) Validation
11 12 (13.33%) Risk Management
11 12 (13.33%) Java
12 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
12 11 (12.22%) QA
12 11 (12.22%) Test Strategy
13 10 (11.11%) Test Management
13 10 (11.11%) PRINCE2
13 10 (11.11%) Project Management
14 9 (10.00%) Service Delivery
14 9 (10.00%) HND
14 9 (10.00%) Linux
14 9 (10.00%) Eclipse
14 9 (10.00%) Systems Analysis

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (1.11%) LiveLink
1 1 (1.11%) SugarCRM
1 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (1.11%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (21.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (14.44%) Selenium
3 9 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.67%) JIRA
5 4 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (3.33%) MSTest
7 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.11%) Toad
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
General
1 27 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Banking
3 4 (4.44%) Local Government
3 4 (4.44%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (42.22%) Analyst
2 19 (21.11%) Business Analyst
3 15 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Developer
4 9 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 9 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (8.89%) Services Delivery Manager
5 8 (8.89%) Systems Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Test Manager
5 8 (8.89%) Tester
6 5 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.56%) Architect
6 5 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Test Consultant
8 3 (3.33%) Web Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Web Test Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) Web Services
2 4 (4.44%) .NET
3 2 (2.22%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.22%) J2EE
4 1 (1.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.56%) Open Source
3 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.22%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.22%) IVR
5 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.22%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (4.44%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (3.33%) Android
4 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.11%) UNIX
6 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 24 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.56%) Test Scripting
4 20 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 15 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 13 (14.44%) ITIL
6 13 (14.44%) TDD
6 13 (14.44%) Waterfall
7 12 (13.33%) Validation
7 12 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
8 11 (12.22%) Test Strategy
9 10 (11.11%) Test Management
9 10 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 10 (11.11%) Project Management
10 9 (10.00%) Service Delivery
10 9 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (10.00%) CRAMM
10 9 (10.00%) V-Model
10 9 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.89%) SQL
2 12 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (1.11%) Ruby
3 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (32.22%) ISTQB
2 19 (21.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (10.00%) HND
4 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.56%) Degree
6 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (2.22%) ISACA
7 2 (2.22%) CISA
7 2 (2.22%) CISSP
7 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.11%) PMP
8 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.11%) APMP
8 1 (1.11%) IIBA
8 1 (1.11%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.22%) COBIT
4 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) XenApp
2 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (17.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (8.89%) HP
2 6 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.22%) Fiserv
4 2 (2.22%) SunGard
4 2 (2.22%) Citrix
4 2 (2.22%) Siebel
4 2 (2.22%) AppSense
5 1 (1.11%) Capita
5 1 (1.11%) TIBCO
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