The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 26 25 22
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.57% 1.60% 3.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 8.82% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £275 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £44.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +11.73% +9.14%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk.

Academic & Professional Certification
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 18 34 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 10.29% 18.09% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 18
Median daily rate £375 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -19.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk citing ISEB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Suffolk

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISEB in Suffolk.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Suffolk

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB in Suffolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Suffolk

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stowmarket - 1 £275 -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) Tellabs
5 1 (12.50%) Multicast
5 1 (12.50%) Huawei
5 1 (12.50%) VPLS
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
5 1 (12.50%) CBAP
5 1 (12.50%) Solvency II
5 1 (12.50%) Billing
5 1 (12.50%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) JNCIA

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) BGP
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) IPv4
1 1 (12.50%) IPv6
1 1 (12.50%) Multicast
1 1 (12.50%) OSPF
1 1 (12.50%) SDH
1 1 (12.50%) SONET
1 1 (12.50%) VPLS
1 1 (12.50%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Actuarial Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Actuarial Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
3 1 (12.50%) DSDM
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CBAP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Huawei
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper
1 1 (12.50%) NetApp
1 1 (12.50%) Tellabs