The table below looks at the statistics for Network Design 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 Network Design over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Design
Rank 13 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Design 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 2.04% - 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £22.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+77.27% -16.98%
Network Design
Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 71.43% 72.09% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 13
Average daily rate £375 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -35.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Network Design
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Design across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Design Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Network Design
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Network Design Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Network Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Network Design 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 Network Design.

1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) 802.11
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing

Network Design
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Network Design 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 Network Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) 802.11
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCDP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
3 1 (33.33%) IronPort
3 1 (33.33%) F5