The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Suffolk region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 41 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.87% 0.65% 1.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.25% 4.00% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£295 £375 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -46.31%
Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
69 25 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.75% 16.34% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 15 22
Average daily rate £375 £255 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -23.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £402 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £9.63 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ISEB
East of England

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 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 £295 - 1
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 1
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (41.67%) ETL
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 4 (33.33%) QA
5 4 (33.33%) MDX
5 4 (33.33%) System Testing
5 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
7 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
8 1 (8.33%) User Stories
8 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
8 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) SAS
8 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
8 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
8 1 (8.33%) SharePoint

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Systems Tester
3 4 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) QA Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (8.33%) Physics
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (41.67%) ETL
3 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) System Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft