The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Support role 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Support
Rank 49 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.39% - 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% - 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £183
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £263
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +9.09%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
484 218 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.53% 92.37% 91.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 110 163
Average daily rate £400 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 12
Average hourly rate £25.50 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.86% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £19.98 £30.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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East of England

Network Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Network Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Support
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Network Support Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Network Support Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Support
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 Support within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 - 2 £300 -
Shefford - - - -
Network Support
East of England

Network Support
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Network Support 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 Support in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Network Support 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 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint