The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Engineer role 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Engineer
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 8.77% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 9.80% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £305
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.64 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+28.21% -31.03%
Network Engineer
Bedfordshire

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
51 68 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 89.47% 93.15% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 45 20
Average daily rate £290 £293 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.85% +27.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Engineer in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region that cited Network Engineer in their job title 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 with Network Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
3 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) CCNP
5 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
5 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 4 (44.44%) Network Security
5 4 (44.44%) CCSA
6 3 (33.33%) Network Management
6 3 (33.33%) Change Control
6 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
6 3 (33.33%) CCNA
6 3 (33.33%) CCDP
7 2 (22.22%) Dell
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) SonicWALL
7 2 (22.22%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (22.22%) VMware
8 1 (11.11%) F5
8 1 (11.11%) Time Management
8 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (11.11%) CentOS
8 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
8 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis

Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region that cited Network Engineer in their job title 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 with Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Network Management
1 3 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) CCSA
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) CCDP
5 2 (22.22%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) CCSE
6 1 (11.11%) MCITP
6 1 (11.11%) MCSE
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) SonicWALL
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
5 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle