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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 37 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing ISEB 13 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.06% 4.15% 3.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.40% 13.85% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 6
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£350 £250 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £250 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £308
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+174.39% -54.00%
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
97 65 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.82% 29.95% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 25 75
Average daily rate £350 £350 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £246 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +26.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -17 13 £350 +40.00% 3
ISEB
North East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (30.77%) ISTQB
1 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
1 8 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (26.92%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (23.08%) UML
3 6 (23.08%) QA
3 6 (23.08%) Use Case
3 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Requirements Management
3 6 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
4 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 5 (19.23%) HP
5 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
5 4 (15.38%) MS Office
5 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) System Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
6 3 (11.54%) Degree
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) Service Management
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
6 3 (11.54%) Web Services

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (19.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) CaliberRM
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Test Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) UML Business Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Tester
6 3 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Systems Tester
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Service Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Systems Support
8 1 (3.85%) Operations Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Services Delivery Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
2 7 (26.92%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (23.08%) UML
3 6 (23.08%) Use Case
3 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Requirements Management
3 6 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 4 (15.38%) System Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) Service Management
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma
7 2 (7.69%) CMMI
7 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (3.85%) PMP
6 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.85%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) BS7799
2 2 (7.69%) ISO 14001
2 2 (7.69%) BS15000
3 1 (3.85%) P3O
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
1 5 (19.23%) HP
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Curam
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