The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedford region that had Network Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Engineer
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
54 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 96.43% 95.83% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 17 25
Median daily rate £415 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £10.81 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedford region that featured Network Engineer in the job title.

Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Network Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Network Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Network Engineer 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 Bedford region featuring Network Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) CCNA
2 10 (90.91%) CCSA
2 10 (90.91%) Network Security
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) CCNP
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
5 4 (36.36%) tcpdump
5 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
6 2 (18.18%) Network Management
6 2 (18.18%) Change Control
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
6 2 (18.18%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
7 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (9.09%) DMZ
7 1 (9.09%) SNA
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (9.09%) Riverbed

Network Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) Network Security
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) tcpdump
4 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (9.09%) DMZ
5 1 (9.09%) SNA
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Change Control
1 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) CCNA
2 10 (90.91%) CCSA
3 5 (45.45%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) Riverbed