Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

IT Consultant
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 57 52
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5 -
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.16% 0.45% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.47% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate £550 £550 -
East of England median daily rate £450 £541 £425
% change year-on-year -16.82% +27.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 565 645 636
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.47% 95.98% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 449 438
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - -
10th Percentile £197 £281 £246
90th Percentile £588 £575 £604
East of England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 21
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -63.75% +53.85%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £23.75 £31.15 £50.78
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% -12.50% -

IT Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured IT Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for IT Consultant in Bedfordshire

IT Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Consultant in Bedfordshire

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 3 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring IT Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) IT Asset Management

IT Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) IT Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management