Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 109 113
Rank change year-on-year -27 +4 -22
Contract jobs citing ISEB 20 22 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.65% 0.83% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.78% 5.35% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 33
Manchester median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £275 £160 £264
90th Percentile £413 £388 £525
North West median daily rate £330 £295 £325
% change year-on-year +11.86% -9.23% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £28.50 - -
North West median hourly rate £46.21 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -7.59% - -

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 418 411 533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.66% 15.47% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 223 269
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £200 £164 £226
90th Percentile £588 £573 £525
North West median daily rate £420 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -1.18% +2.41% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 11
Manchester median hourly rate £18.79 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.82% -26.67% +1.69%
10th Percentile £12.78 £9.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £32.90 £49.58 £48.00
North West median hourly rate £32.82 £40.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -17.96% -6.98% +26.47%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 0 2 - -
Stockport - 2 £350 - 2
Wigan - 2 £400 -
Bolton +6 1 £335 -2.90%
Sale - 1 £350 -
ISEB
North West

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 10 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (30.00%) Process Improvement
4 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) Service Management
5 5 (25.00%) Selenium
5 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (20.00%) HP ALM
6 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (20.00%) Conflict Management
6 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (20.00%) ITSM
6 4 (20.00%) SUSE
6 4 (20.00%) HP
6 4 (20.00%) WebLogic Integration

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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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) Apache
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (20.00%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) FTP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (10.00%) ISDN
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) MPLS
2 2 (10.00%) PBX
2 2 (10.00%) SSL
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) VLAN
2 2 (10.00%) VoIP
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MS Access
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Appium
3 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) JMeter
3 2 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (10.00%) Protractor
3 2 (10.00%) PyUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Ranorex
3 2 (10.00%) Robot Framework
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Data Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Operational Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Manager
4 2 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SaaS Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) HPUX
2 4 (20.00%) SUSE
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (30.00%) Process Improvement
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (25.00%) Service Management
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Conflict Management
4 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (20.00%) ITSM
4 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
4 4 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
6 2 (10.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 4 (20.00%) VB
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) BC Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) CCNA
5 2 (10.00%) CCNP
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) GDPR
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (10.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP ALM
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) SAP