The table below looks at the statistics for Network Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Management over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Management
Rank 45 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Network Management 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.45% 0.37% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £295 £400
% change year-on-year
+23.30% -26.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £21.88 £49.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -55.58%
Network Management
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
431 181 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.05% 66.79% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 79 166
Average daily rate £425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 11
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £14.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £89.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Network Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Network Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Network Management Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Management
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 5 £319 -
Dunstable - - - -
Luton - - - -
Network Management
East of England

Network Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Network Management 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 Management.

1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) Network Security
2 6 (75.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) CCDP
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) CCSA
4 4 (50.00%) CCSE
5 3 (37.50%) OSPF
5 3 (37.50%) BGP
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (37.50%) Change Control
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (25.00%) Time Management
6 2 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) tcpdump
6 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) BPR
7 1 (12.50%) SOA

Network Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Network Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) OSPF
2 3 (37.50%) BGP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Network Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Security Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) B2C
3 1 (12.50%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) CCDP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) CCSA
2 4 (50.00%) CCSE
3 2 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) SAP