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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 38 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Internet 8 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.82% - 4.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% - 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£388 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.58 £15.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-1.07% +10.52%
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
44 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.02% 6.62% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 23
Average daily rate £425 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
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 31 March 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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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 - 1 £375 -
Leighton Buzzard - - - - 1
Luton - - - - 2
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) CorVu
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Cognos
4 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) QlikView
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (14.29%) Electronics
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
5 2 (14.29%) Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (14.29%) Lync
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) Lync
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
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
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) Intranet
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (21.43%) CorVu
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (21.43%) QlikView
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) Electronics
3 2 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Website Developer
2 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) Web Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
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%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) DTV
1 2 (14.29%) Handset
1 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
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%) Golang
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) HNC
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
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 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Cognos
3 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) KANA
4 1 (7.14%) Civica
4 1 (7.14%) hybris
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle