Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Consultant was £493 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 59
Rank change year-on-year - +59 -
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.31% - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate £493 - £475
10th Percentile £471 - £463
90th Percentile £502 - £488
East of England median daily rate £480 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £46.00 -

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 625 597 635
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 93.87% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 393 419
Bedfordshire median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £163 £200 £213
90th Percentile £615 £587 £600
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +6.45% -0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 58
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.03 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.74% -67.93% +114.29%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.55 £13.70
90th Percentile £44.89 £23.68 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.13
% change year-on-year - -5.34% +4.57%

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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Consultant within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 1 £500 -
IT Consultant
East of England

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring IT Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Compliance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System

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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Compliance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS