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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 24 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.13% 0.88% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.00% 6.25% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£388 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -53.00%
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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
50 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.32% 14.10% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 15
Average daily rate £300 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £170 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £370 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 8 (72.73%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) CRM
2 5 (45.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (36.36%) System Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Load Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
5 2 (18.18%) T-SQL

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) CRM
3 4 (36.36%) System Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Load Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (9.09%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (18.18%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle