Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 107 74
Rank change year-on-year -11 -33 +30
Contract jobs citing ISEB 19 56 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.64% 1.59% 2.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.43% 10.28% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 47
Manchester median daily rate £330 £320 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -12.09% +12.87%
10th Percentile £110 £240 £250
90th Percentile £471 £466 £465
North West median daily rate £319 £325 £367
% change year-on-year -1.92% -11.44% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £30.75 -
North West median hourly rate - £34.00 £43.43
% change year-on-year - -21.71% +12.00%

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 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 429 545 562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.49% 15.47% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 320 283
Manchester median daily rate £389 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.99% +12.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £163 £205 £225
90th Percentile £575 £588 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 11
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.21% - -1.69%
10th Percentile £13.56 £12.12 £9.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £34.18 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £30.52
% change year-on-year +40.91% -9.90% +52.60%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 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
Bolton -5 3 £288 -28.13%
Wigan 0 1 £240 -
Rochdale - 1 - -
ISEB
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (21.05%) Test Management
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
5 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) JIRA
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Games
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) QA
6 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
6 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
6 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.53%) People Management
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) SQL

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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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
1 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
1 1 (5.26%) ISDN
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) MPLS
1 1 (5.26%) PBX
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) VLAN
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Essbase
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Toad
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Process Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
3 4 (21.05%) Test Management
3 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
5 2 (10.53%) People Management
5 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.26%) IIBA
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) GDPR
2 1 (5.26%) IFRS
2 1 (5.26%) IFRS 9
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 14001
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco