The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 41 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Internet 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.30% 1.75% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 14.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £310 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.81 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +19.23%
Internet
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.27% 11.78% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 12
Median daily rate £300 £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £494 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 3
Median hourly rate £46.07 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.17% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Internet.

1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Nessus
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) F5
1 4 (80.00%) SIEM
1 4 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (60.00%) CCSE
2 3 (60.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (60.00%) CCSA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SIEM
1 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) CCSA
1 3 (60.00%) CCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Check Point Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco