Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 137 107
Rank change year-on-year +3 -30 -13
Contract jobs citing ISEB 14 11 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.47% 0.39% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 2.66% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 26
Manchester median daily rate £450 £340 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +0.37% -3.21%
10th Percentile £305 £240 £218
90th Percentile £682 £425 £463
North West median daily rate £475 £325 £339
% change year-on-year +46.15% -4.06% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Manchester median hourly rate £28.13 - £30.75
10th Percentile £26.06 - £24.73
90th Percentile £31.59 - £34.18
North West median hourly rate £52.00 - £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 468 414 473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.81% 14.76% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 259 278
Manchester median daily rate £425 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -8.82% +13.33%
10th Percentile £265 £179 £194
90th Percentile £588 £630 £604
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 8
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £17.43 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.74% -38.30% +63.77%
10th Percentile £14.33 £13.58 £13.60
90th Percentile £34.13 £55.50 £39.60
North West median hourly rate £33.70 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +3.69% +16.07% -11.14%

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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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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
Altrincham - 1 - - 1
Salford - 1 - - 1
ISEB
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Service Design
3 3 (21.43%) Decision-Making
4 2 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Workload Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 2 (14.29%) BPMN
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting

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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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) ResourceLink
1 1 (7.14%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
1 1 (7.14%) ISDN
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) MPLS
1 1 (7.14%) PBX
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) VLAN
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Workday Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
1 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Decision-Making
3 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Service Design
4 2 (14.29%) BPMN
4 2 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Workload Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) C++
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) Google
1 1 (7.14%) Workday