The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Support
Rank 38 45 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.30% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.27% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £200 £215 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +5.12%
Network Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
319 375 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.08% 97.15% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 298 151
Average daily rate £438 £425 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 12 26
Average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.56 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £27.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Network Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
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