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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 29 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.67% 1.08% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.89% 9.52% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £32.78 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-54.69% +47.31%
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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
45 21 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.75% 11.29% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 33
Average daily rate £300 £310 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +77.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £176 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.60 £22.69 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -84.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (14.29%) Intranet
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) CBAP
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Load Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Change Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) CRM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CBAP
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle