The first table below looks at the demand for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 13 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Change Control 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 8.00% 2.33% 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.68% 3.45% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
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£210 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.02% -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.84 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-9.76% +17.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
62 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 82.67% 67.44% 86.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 8 20
Average daily rate £315 £325 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -21.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £264 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £335 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Change Control
Bedfordshire

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Control across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Control across the Bedford region.

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Change Control
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Change Control Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Change Control also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Control.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) CCDP
2 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) CCSA
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Network Management
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) VCP5
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Change Control also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Control. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) CCDP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) CCSA
2 2 (33.33%) VCP5
2 2 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCP
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Intel