The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 1 August 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 West Wales 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 13 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing ISEB 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 8.75% 3.45% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.58% 7.69% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£314 £310 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -3.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -49.00%
Qualifications Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31 26 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 38.75% 44.83% 76.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 22
Average daily rate £400 £313 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -28.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £187 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £574 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 1 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
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Swansea - 7 £314 - 1
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales 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 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Service Management
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) System Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (40.00%) Test Management
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
5 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (30.00%) TestDirector
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) UNIX
6 2 (20.00%) Adabas
6 2 (20.00%) CICS
6 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (10.00%) QA
7 1 (10.00%) Selenium
7 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales 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 2 (20.00%) CICS
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) POP3
1 1 (10.00%) SMTP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Adabas
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) System Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Test Management
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) V-Model
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) CCEE
4 1 (10.00%) CCAA
4 1 (10.00%) CCA
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (10.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
1 1 (10.00%) XenServer
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
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