The first table below looks at the demand for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 11 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 Bedfordshire 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 38 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Change Control 11 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.46% 0.51% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 0.74% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £359
% change year-on-year
+4.55% -6.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.42 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +25.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
353 135 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 78.79% 68.18% 82.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 74 120
Average daily rate £410 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £315 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -63.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £34.70 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Change Control
East of England

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Change Control
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Change Control Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -3 5 £235 -27.69%
Luton - 3 £300 - 1
Dunstable - - - -
Change Control
East of England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) CCDP
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) CCSA
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) Network Management
4 3 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (16.67%) PBX
5 2 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) MCP
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 2 (16.67%) MCSA
5 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Intel
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) SLA

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) PBX
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Support
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) Demand Forecasting
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) CRM
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCDP
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
2 4 (33.33%) CCSA
3 3 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) MCP
4 2 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (16.67%) MCSA
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (16.67%) VCP5
5 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (16.67%) BT
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Aastra
4 2 (16.67%) Intel
4 2 (16.67%) Ericsson