The table below looks at the statistics for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 35 48 21
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Contract jobs citing Internet 5 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.37% 0.23% 6.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 4.76% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +8.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.83 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+21.76% -10.34%
Internet
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 21 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.57% 4.82% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 20
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £238 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.95 - £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Internet
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 Internet within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Luton - 2 £339 -
Bedford - 1 £375 -
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 3 (21.43%) Cognos
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) CorVu
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (21.43%) QlikView
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (14.29%) Marketing
6 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Electronics
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 2 (14.29%) VMware

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.14%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Business One
2 1 (7.14%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Intranet
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) ADSL
2 1 (7.14%) Broadband
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) CorVu
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (21.43%) QlikView
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Website Developer
2 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
1 2 (14.29%) DTV
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Process Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) HNC
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Cognos
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Sun
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Lotus
4 1 (7.14%) Metastorm
4 1 (7.14%) Mitel
4 1 (7.14%) Civica
4 1 (7.14%) KANA
4 1 (7.14%) Finjan
4 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.14%) RightFax
4 1 (7.14%) hybris