The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Internet 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.33% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.89% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
Internet
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 10.00% 8.82% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £125 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+240.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Internet
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5