Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 August 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 113 105
Rank change year-on-year -24 -8 -21
Contract jobs citing ISEB 20 25 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.61% 0.87% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.83% 6.10% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 35
Manchester median daily rate £385 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% - -13.33%
10th Percentile £275 £110 £258
90th Percentile £463 £445 £501
North West median daily rate £350 £295 £325
% change year-on-year +18.64% -9.23% -16.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year -38.95% - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 414 410 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.67% 14.32% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 225 300
Manchester median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% -0.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £181 £161 £195
90th Percentile £575 £541 £525
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 14
Manchester median hourly rate £27.75 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.03% +6.90% -3.33%
10th Percentile £13.52 £10.18 £11.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.65 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £41.37
% change year-on-year -10.54% -5.42% +37.33%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Manchester over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Manchester

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Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. 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
Salford -1 4 - - 1
Wigan -2 2 £400 +66.67%
Stockport - 2 £350 - 1
Bolton +1 1 £335 -
ISEB
North West

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 9 (45.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 7 (35.00%) Service Management
3 7 (35.00%) ITSM
4 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (30.00%) Degree
4 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (25.00%) Selenium
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) ISDN
6 4 (20.00%) LAN
6 4 (20.00%) PBX
6 4 (20.00%) VoIP
6 4 (20.00%) WAN
6 4 (20.00%) DHCP
6 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (20.00%) VPN
6 4 (20.00%) DNS
6 4 (20.00%) SSL
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco
6 4 (20.00%) MPLS
6 4 (20.00%) CCNP
6 4 (20.00%) CCNA

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.00%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (20.00%) DHCP
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
1 4 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 4 (20.00%) ISDN
1 4 (20.00%) LAN
1 4 (20.00%) MPLS
1 4 (20.00%) PBX
1 4 (20.00%) SSL
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (20.00%) VLAN
1 4 (20.00%) VoIP
1 4 (20.00%) VPN
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MS Access
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (15.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) Appium
4 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (10.00%) JMeter
4 2 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (10.00%) Protractor
4 2 (10.00%) PyUnit
4 2 (10.00%) Ranorex
4 2 (10.00%) Robot Framework
5 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (15.00%) IT Operations Manager
4 3 (15.00%) IT Security Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Operational Security Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Operations Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Security Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Security Operations Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Data Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) QA Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Smartphone
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (10.00%) HPUX
4 2 (10.00%) SUSE
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
1 7 (35.00%) ITSM
1 7 (35.00%) Service Management
2 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (20.00%) Informatics
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Information Security
5 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management
5 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) Security Management
5 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.00%) Conflict Management
6 2 (10.00%) Information Governance
6 2 (10.00%) User Stories
6 2 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 2 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) BC Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) GDPR
2 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (10.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (10.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft