Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 105 93
Rank change year-on-year -25 -12 +11
Contract jobs citing ISEB 11 46 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.39% 1.44% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.72% 9.52% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 37
Manchester median daily rate £370 £339 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -3.21% -
10th Percentile £240 £195 £250
90th Percentile £428 £458 £438
North West median daily rate £325 £340 £340
% change year-on-year -4.41% - -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £30.75 -
North West median hourly rate - £34.00 -

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 405 483 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.36% 15.14% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 282 266
Manchester median daily rate £380 £414 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.16% +10.33% +0.94%
10th Percentile £175 £195 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £500
North West median daily rate £406 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -4.41% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 7 8
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £27.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.62% +59.42% +30.51%
10th Percentile £14.58 £13.38 £12.83
90th Percentile £55.75 £32.55 £40.66
North West median hourly rate £35.63 £27.75 £30.52
% change year-on-year +28.38% -9.08% +56.71%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Wigan -2 1 £240 -
Bolton -6 1 £240 -40.00%
Rochdale - 1 - -
ISEB
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
2 2 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) ISO 14001
3 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
3 1 (9.09%) Toad
3 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Legal

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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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Essbase
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Toad
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Process Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Compliance Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Process Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Risk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
1 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Data Privacy
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Test Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) V-Model
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) IIBA
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) GDPR
2 1 (9.09%) IFRS
2 1 (9.09%) IFRS 9
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 14001
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle