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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 23 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.38% 2.16% 3.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 12.50% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £550 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.92 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+575.35% +35.46%
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
20 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.79% 17.30% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 17
Average daily rate £363 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.95% -18.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 12 February 2016. 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 +9 2 £550 +29.41%
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Reference Data
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) GoldenSource
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) V-Model
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Reference Data Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Reference Data Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (33.33%) SIEM
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) V-Model
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) GoldenSource