The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 11 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Degree 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 4.08% 7.89% 1.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.18% 24.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£175 £406 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.93% +35.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+18.93% +46.66%
Degree
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 22.45% 32.89% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 5
Average daily rate £300 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £410 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Bedford region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Degree
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (33.33%) Northgate
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (33.33%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SLA

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Degree 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 Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) NVQ Level 4
2 1 (33.33%) HNC
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Northgate
2 1 (33.33%) LANDesk