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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 34 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing Internet 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.81% 0.80% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.42% 9.09% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -25.00%
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
38 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.82% 8.75% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 24
Average daily rate £321 £338 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 2 September 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
Luton +17 7 - -
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (54.55%) Intranet
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Spanish Language
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) MS Project
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Dutch Language
5 2 (18.18%) French Language
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) SLA
5 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Italian Language
6 1 (9.09%) Finjan
6 1 (9.09%) TeleForm
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Office 365
6 1 (9.09%) RightFax
6 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (9.09%) Degree

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 1 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) MS Project
3 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Business One
1 1 (9.09%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Intranet
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) ADSL
3 1 (9.09%) Broadband
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (36.36%) Spanish Language
2 2 (18.18%) Dutch Language
2 2 (18.18%) French Language
2 2 (18.18%) Italian Language
3 1 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (9.09%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Network Technician
2 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Junior Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) CRM
1 2 (18.18%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Process Management
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) HNC
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel
3 1 (9.09%) Finjan
3 1 (9.09%) RightFax
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Lotus
3 1 (9.09%) Metastorm
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco