The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 24 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.48% 3.03% 2.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.36% 17.24% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £343 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.38% +1.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -37.95%
ISEB
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
44 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 21.78% 17.58% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 22
Average daily rate £388 £288 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% +12.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £406 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £12.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 4 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Ipswich +5 5 £450 +31.38% 1
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 1
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 15 (93.75%) Finance
2 13 (81.25%) PeopleSoft
3 12 (75.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) VCP4
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.25%) IIS
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) CSS
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (6.25%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (93.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Analyst
2 13 (81.25%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
2 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
2 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
2 1 (6.25%) Workflow
2 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
2 1 (6.25%) TDD
2 1 (6.25%) CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) VCP4
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
Ipswich, Suffolk
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