Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Academic Degree
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 14 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 5.71% 5.26% 3.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.77% 20.00% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Bedford median daily rate £138 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.71% +55.56% -19.64%
Bedfordshire median daily rate £410 £438 £300
% change year-on-year -6.26% +45.83% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Bedford median hourly rate £25.00 £10.30 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.72% - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £10.30 £40.00
% change year-on-year +142.72% -74.25% -11.95%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bedford
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 13 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 18.57% 26.32% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 18
Bedford median daily rate £130 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.33% +3.45% +20.83%
10th Percentile £125 £305 £187
90th Percentile £342 £412 £523
Bedfordshire median daily rate £413 £420 £360
% change year-on-year -1.79% +16.67% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Bedford median hourly rate £25.00 £10.30 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.72% - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.25 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -46.53% -10.00% +3.90%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Bedford

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Degree in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Bedford

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree in Bedford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Degree.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) PaintShop Pro
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) DameWare
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (25.00%) InDesign
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) PDA
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V2
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (25.00%) InDesign
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (25.00%) PaintShop Pro
1 1 (25.00%) RoboHelp
1 1 (25.00%) Snagit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Author
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Support Officer
1 1 (25.00%) Switch Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Author
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Active Listening
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V2
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Master's Degree
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (25.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware