The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 22 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 5.17% 11.16% 9.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.00% 14.53% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 3
Average daily rate
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£725 £325 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.07% -29.03%
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 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.75% -3.63%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Qualifications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
50 172 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 43.10% 76.79% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 150 8
Average daily rate £435 £338 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 16 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 16 (100.00%) Change Control
2 15 (93.75%) GIS
2 15 (93.75%) Retail
2 15 (93.75%) ITIL
2 15 (93.75%) PRINCE2
2 15 (93.75%) UML
2 15 (93.75%) CRM
2 15 (93.75%) SOA
2 15 (93.75%) ISO 9000
2 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 14 (87.50%) Web Services
3 14 (87.50%) SAP
3 14 (87.50%) Content Management
3 14 (87.50%) Information Security
3 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (87.50%) CMS
3 14 (87.50%) Management Information System
3 14 (87.50%) Workflow
3 14 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (81.25%) C#
4 13 (81.25%) VB
5 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
6 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
9 2 (12.50%) Finance

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 (87.50%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) NServiceBus
3 1 (6.25%) K2 blackpearl
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 15 (93.75%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Architect
1 16 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 14 (87.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) GIS
2 14 (87.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Change Control
2 15 (93.75%) ITIL
2 15 (93.75%) PRINCE2
2 15 (93.75%) UML
2 15 (93.75%) CRM
2 15 (93.75%) SOA
3 14 (87.50%) Content Management
3 14 (87.50%) Information Security
3 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (87.50%) Workflow
4 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Information Management
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C#
1 13 (81.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (93.75%) ISO 9000
2 14 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
3 1 (6.25%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 14 (87.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Zerto
3 1 (6.25%) Veeam