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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Engineer
Rank 5 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Engineer 11 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 21.15% - 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.15% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Median daily rate £353 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £21.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+51.72% -18.69%
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
52 42 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 100.00% 95.45% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 45
Median daily rate £350 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (92.31%) CCNA
2 12 (92.31%) Network Security
3 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
3 11 (84.62%) Firewall
4 10 (76.92%) CCSA
5 9 (69.23%) LAN
5 9 (69.23%) WAN
5 9 (69.23%) Cisco
6 7 (53.85%) CCNP
7 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
8 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
8 4 (30.77%) tcpdump
8 4 (30.77%) Network Management
8 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
9 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
9 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (15.38%) F5
10 2 (15.38%) Change Control
10 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
10 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
10 2 (15.38%) IronPort
10 2 (15.38%) Network Design
10 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire

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 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Network Security
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
3 9 (69.23%) LAN
3 9 (69.23%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) tcpdump
5 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (15.38%) 802.11
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (15.38%) VoIP
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless
8 1 (7.69%) DMZ
8 1 (7.69%) SNA
8 1 (7.69%) VLAN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Network Management
2 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (92.31%) CCNA
3 10 (76.92%) CCSA
4 7 (53.85%) CCNP
5 2 (15.38%) CCDA
5 2 (15.38%) CCDP
5 2 (15.38%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) IronPort
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.69%) Riverbed