The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 28 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.53% 0.82% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.32% 6.06% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£388 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -37.95%
ISEB
South Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
53 33 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.36% 13.58% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 11
Average daily rate £300 £244 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.82% -15.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £170 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £370 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.33%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
2 5 (55.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
3 4 (44.44%) System Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (22.22%) BC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) Intranet
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Load Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) System Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
6 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) BC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft