The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 15 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 5.68% 3.85% 2.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.83% 22.22% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate £248 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.92 £17.06
% change year-on-year
+575.35% -6.71%
ISEB
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Qualifications Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 27.27% 17.31% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 8
Average daily rate £229 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.64% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £104 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Defect Management
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) PMI
4 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
4 4 (33.33%) ISO 9001
4 4 (33.33%) SLA
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (33.33%) Six Sigma
4 4 (33.33%) QA
4 4 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (33.33%) LANDesk
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Change Control
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) JIRA
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
7 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Business Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Contracts Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Project Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) PMI
2 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Defect Management
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) Six Sigma
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 4 (33.33%) QA
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) LANDesk
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Sage
3 1 (8.33%) VMware