The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Military in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Military over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Military
Rank - 27 36
Contract jobs citing Military 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 1.05% 0.61%
As % of the General category - 2.67% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
169 75 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 38.41% 39.27% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 44 52
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% -39.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £20.43 £31.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Military
East of England

Military
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Military Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Military
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Military Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Military
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Military Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Military 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 Military.

1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Sun
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP

Military
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Military 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 Military. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Support
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 4 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Sun
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle