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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 23 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.41% 0.80% 3.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 4.35% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £263 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £263 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -57.50%
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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
39 46 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.31% 18.40% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 21
Average daily rate £350 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.65 £6.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.15% +442.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
2 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Change Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle