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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 31 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.19% 1.31% 2.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.50% 8.11% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£338 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £31.56 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +16.87%
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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
40 37 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.87% 16.16% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 32
Average daily rate £350 £180 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -34.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 0
Average hourly rate £37.60 £22.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) VBScript
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) TestDirector
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) CBAP

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Change Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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