Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 50 45
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5 +3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.03% 1.06% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% 8.51% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Chester median daily rate £275 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.52% -3.57% +12.90%
10th Percentile £250 £243 £322
90th Percentile £300 £415 £390
Cheshire median daily rate £295 £325 £380
% change year-on-year -9.23% -14.47% +22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £41.00

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Chester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24 47 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 9.09% 12.47% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 35 30
Chester median daily rate £295 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.62% -6.45% +25.00%
10th Percentile £219 £218 £302
90th Percentile £450 £470 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £363 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -14.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Chester median hourly rate £18.68 £20.92 £30.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -31.69% -2.86%
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year +24.00% +54.70% -2.06%

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 27 July 2017, 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 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) AIX
2 3 (37.50%) LDAP
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) McAfee
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
2 3 (37.50%) Security Management
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) CESG
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Local Government

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 3 (37.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) LDAP
1 3 (37.50%) Reverse Proxy
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (37.50%) Gatling
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 3 (37.50%) Local Government
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) QA Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Security Officer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Testing Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) CESG
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) AIX
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Kanban
1 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) Security Management
1 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) API Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
1 3 (37.50%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
1 3 (37.50%) Juniper
1 3 (37.50%) McAfee
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle