The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 April 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)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.75% - 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.13 £38.65 £18.88
% change year-on-year +14.18% +104.68%  

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 Leicester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leicester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24 15 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 14.04% 10.34% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 12
Median daily rate £320 £475 £231
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.63% +105.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £395 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £555 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.57% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.18% -15.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing ISEB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Leicester

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Leicester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Leicester region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) TickIT
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) FNZ
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Software Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) TickIT
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) FNZ