Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 119 107
Rank change year-on-year -5 -12 -24
Contract jobs citing ISEB 24 21 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.77% 0.74% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.38% 5.29% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 34
Manchester median daily rate £393 £328 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.85% +6.50% -16.33%
10th Percentile £275 £110 £240
90th Percentile £485 £461 £466
North West median daily rate £383 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +17.69% - -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 - £27.50
10th Percentile £25.10 - £23.75
90th Percentile £32.00 - £31.25
North West median hourly rate £29.00 - £40.25

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 446 397 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.39% 13.97% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 229 324
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £207 £160 £200
90th Percentile £575 £555 £571
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £421
% change year-on-year - -5.04% +5.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 13
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +31.03% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £14.67 £12.16
90th Percentile £33.30 £55.00 £44.25
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -27.50% +45.45% -7.47%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 - 4 - - 1
Wigan +1 2 £400 +66.67%
Stockport - 2 £350 - 3
Bolton +1 1 £335 +16.52%
ISEB
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 11 (45.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) Service Management
4 6 (25.00%) ITSM
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (25.00%) Degree
4 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (20.83%) Selenium
5 5 (20.83%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (16.67%) Firewall
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.67%) Banking
6 4 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 4 (16.67%) ISDN
6 4 (16.67%) LAN
6 4 (16.67%) PBX
6 4 (16.67%) VoIP
6 4 (16.67%) WAN
6 4 (16.67%) DHCP
6 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (16.67%) VPN
6 4 (16.67%) DNS

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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:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) ResourceLink
1 1 (4.17%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (16.67%) DHCP
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
1 4 (16.67%) IP Telephony
1 4 (16.67%) ISDN
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
1 4 (16.67%) MPLS
1 4 (16.67%) PBX
1 4 (16.67%) SSL
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (16.67%) VLAN
1 4 (16.67%) VoIP
1 4 (16.67%) VPN
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Selenium
2 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.33%) Appium
4 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (8.33%) JIRA
4 2 (8.33%) JMeter
4 2 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (8.33%) Protractor
4 2 (8.33%) PyUnit
4 2 (8.33%) Ranorex
4 2 (8.33%) Robot Framework
5 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Data Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Operational Security Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Operations Manager
5 2 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) NHS
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
1 6 (25.00%) ITSM
1 6 (25.00%) Service Management
1 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (20.83%) Scrum
3 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.67%) Informatics
3 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) Business Process Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.33%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 6 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (16.67%) CCNA
4 4 (16.67%) CCNP
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) GDPR
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (8.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Workday