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 3 months to 24 June 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 / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 77 72
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 11 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.80% 1.39% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.29% 9.51% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 15
Median daily rate £225 £331 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.07% +1.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £291 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £459 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £14.68 £19.94
% change year-on-year +94.20% -26.40%  

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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 208 263 285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.22% 14.59% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 130 134
Median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £213 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 17
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.51% -18.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £12.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

ISEB
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

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Manchester

ISEB
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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 9 (39.13%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
2 8 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
3 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
4 6 (26.09%) Change Management
5 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) VLAN
5 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
5 5 (21.74%) SSL
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Test Management
6 4 (17.39%) ITSM
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco
6 4 (17.39%) CCNA
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (17.39%) DHCP
6 4 (17.39%) Service Management
6 4 (17.39%) VPN
6 4 (17.39%) DNS
6 4 (17.39%) LAN
6 4 (17.39%) WAN
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SSL
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
1 5 (21.74%) VLAN
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) VPN
2 4 (17.39%) WAN
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) MPLS
4 2 (8.70%) PBX
4 2 (8.70%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.35%) ISDN
5 1 (4.35%) PuTTY
5 1 (4.35%) SSH
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Retail Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Games
5 1 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Business Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) WAN Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Network Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) SIEM Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) VMS Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) NHS
3 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) VMS
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
3 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
4 6 (26.09%) Change Management
5 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 4 (17.39%) ITSM
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) Service Management
6 4 (17.39%) Test Management
6 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Informatics
7 3 (13.04%) Kanban
7 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.04%) User Stories
8 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) CCNA
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (13.04%) CCNP
5 1 (4.35%) APMP
5 1 (4.35%) CISM
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.35%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) AlienVault
3 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
3 1 (4.35%) Qualys
3 1 (4.35%) Splunk
3 1 (4.35%) Yardi
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £41000 - £43000 per annum + Public Sector Pension
Posted: 2 days ago