The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 36 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 36 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.76% 2.66% 4.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 13.16% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 1 7
Average daily rate
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£377 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £450 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £763
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £31.56 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +13.71%
ISEB
North East

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

Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
180 38 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 28.80% 20.21% 34.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 18 63
Average daily rate £375 £301 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.79% +17.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 34 £379 -15.88% 2
ISEB
North East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 14 (31.82%) ISTQB
2 12 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 12 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (25.00%) Finance
4 10 (22.73%) Project Management
4 10 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (20.45%) APMP
5 9 (20.45%) HP
5 9 (20.45%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 8 (18.18%) QA
6 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (15.91%) System Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Automated Testing
8 5 (11.36%) SQL
8 5 (11.36%) Oracle
8 5 (11.36%) Supplier Management
8 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
9 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
10 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
10 3 (6.82%) Service Management
10 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
10 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
11 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (4.55%) Programme Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Project
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) CaliberRM
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Tester
5 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Change Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Manual Tester
5 2 (4.55%) Business Change Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Test Leader
5 2 (4.55%) Environment Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Service Operations Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Coach
6 1 (2.27%) Web Business Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Change Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Systems Tester
6 1 (2.27%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) PMI
3 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 10 (22.73%) Project Management
3 9 (20.45%) Knowledge Management
4 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 7 (15.91%) Automated Testing
5 7 (15.91%) System Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Supplier Management
7 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.82%) Service Management
8 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.55%) Matrix Management
9 2 (4.55%) Test Strategy
9 2 (4.55%) CMMI
9 2 (4.55%) ITIL
9 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.55%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) ISTQB
2 10 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (20.45%) APMP
4 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.55%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.27%) PMP
7 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) BS7799
2 2 (4.55%) BS15000
2 2 (4.55%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.27%) P3O
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) HP
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Curam
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