Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 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)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 66 46
Rank change year-on-year +23 -20 -12
Contract jobs citing ISEB 10 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.87% 0.46% 2.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.78% 1.53% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Lancashire median daily rate £250 £278 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.91% -20.71% -28.93%
North West median daily rate £295 £323 £380
% change year-on-year -8.53% -15.13% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 7
Lancashire median hourly rate £50.00 - £21.00
10th Percentile £45.13 - £15.25
90th Percentile £53.00 - £43.43
North West median hourly rate £50.00 - £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 Lancashire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 209 261 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 38.99% 30.14% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 156 142
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £396 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.56% +1.60% -2.50%
10th Percentile £350 £256 £263
90th Percentile £550 £583 £520
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 24 32
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.25 £39.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.29% +7.43% +84.42%
10th Percentile £30.45 £15.08 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.65 £44.85 £59.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.87 £35.00
% change year-on-year -6.68% +22.47% +94.44%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Lancashire

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Lancashire

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Lancashire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +32 2 £250 -1.96%
Preston - 2 - -
Blackburn - 1 - -
ISEB
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 8 (80.00%) Business Analysis
1 8 (80.00%) IIBA
1 8 (80.00%) CBAP
2 7 (70.00%) Business Process Modelling
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) Asset Management
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Use Case
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Marketing
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (20.00%) CRM
6 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) RIA
6 2 (20.00%) Email Marketing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (20.00%) Single Customer View
6 2 (20.00%) PMO
6 2 (20.00%) Change Control
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 9 (90.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) CRM Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Documentation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (70.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 6 (60.00%) Asset Management
4 5 (50.00%) Use Case
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Change Control
6 2 (20.00%) CRM
6 2 (20.00%) Email Marketing
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Single Customer View
6 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CBAP
1 8 (80.00%) IIBA
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PMO