The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 42 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 47 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.33% 10.47% 4.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.05% 17.09% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 37 3
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£725 £300 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+141.66% -34.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.94 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-7.25% -21.81%
ISEB
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
99 275 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.40% 61.25% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 222 12
Average daily rate £400 £325 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -24.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.44% +18.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -6 5 £725 +123.07%
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 16 (88.89%) Web Services
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
1 16 (88.89%) Manufacturing
1 16 (88.89%) Retail
1 16 (88.89%) .NET Framework
1 16 (88.89%) Change Control
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) GIS
2 15 (83.33%) ISO 9000
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (83.33%) SOA
2 15 (83.33%) ITIL
2 15 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 15 (83.33%) UML
2 15 (83.33%) CRM
3 14 (77.78%) SAP
3 14 (77.78%) Management Information System
3 14 (77.78%) Workflow
3 14 (77.78%) CMS
3 14 (77.78%) Information Security
3 14 (77.78%) Content Management
3 14 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (72.22%) VB
4 13 (72.22%) C#
5 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
6 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 2 (11.11%) ATDD

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 14 (77.78%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) NServiceBus
3 1 (5.56%) K2 blackpearl
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (88.89%) Manufacturing
1 16 (88.89%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Architect
1 16 (88.89%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (5.56%) Tester
2 1 (5.56%) Technical Tester
2 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) Web Services
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
1 16 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) GIS
2 14 (77.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Change Control
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) SOA
2 15 (83.33%) ITIL
2 15 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 15 (83.33%) UML
2 15 (83.33%) CRM
3 14 (77.78%) Workflow
3 14 (77.78%) Information Security
3 14 (77.78%) Content Management
4 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.11%) ATDD
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.56%) Information Management
7 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) VB
1 13 (72.22%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (83.33%) ISO 9000
2 14 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.56%) ISO 14001
3 1 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (5.56%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (77.78%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) ATG
4 1 (5.56%) Zerto
4 1 (5.56%) Veeam