Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 26 37
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11 -4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.31% 2.92% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.39% 28.00% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Chester median daily rate £271 £240 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% - -
Cheshire median daily rate £290 £240 £325
% change year-on-year +20.71% -26.08% -23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

ISEB is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Chester
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 23 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 13.29% 10.42% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 17
Chester median daily rate £280 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.84% -13.75% +29.03%
10th Percentile £203 £214 £198
90th Percentile £319 £530 £513
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 12
Chester median hourly rate £32.50 £32.56 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.17% +30.22% +11.11%
10th Percentile £23.05 £30.78 £15.93
90th Percentile £33.75 £34.33 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 £20.31 £17.77
% change year-on-year +18.15% +14.31% -1.99%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Chester

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISEB in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Chester

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Finance

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) QA Manual Tester
1 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Security Officer
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Testing Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle