The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Tyne and Wear 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 35 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing ISEB 8 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.19% 3.45% 3.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.60% 11.48% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £250 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+141.39% -46.31%
Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
93 61 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 25.48% 30.05% 33.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 24 76
Average daily rate £360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £255 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 10
Average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.01 £21.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £21.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
ISEB
North East

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 23 July 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 23 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
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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 -13 8 £375 +50.00% 2
ISEB
North East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
1 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 8 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (30.00%) UML
2 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (30.00%) Use Case
2 6 (30.00%) Requirements Management
3 5 (25.00%) QA
3 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) .NET
5 3 (15.00%) MS Office
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) SLA
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL
7 1 (5.00%) BS15000
7 1 (5.00%) PMI
7 1 (5.00%) PMP

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) CaliberRM
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (30.00%) UML Business Analyst
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Coach
7 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
7 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) PMI
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
1 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (30.00%) Use Case
2 6 (30.00%) Requirements Management
2 6 (30.00%) UML
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) CMMI
6 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) ITSM
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) APMP
4 1 (5.00%) PMP
4 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) BS7799
2 1 (5.00%) BS15000
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Curam