The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 6 12
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Contract jobs citing LAN 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 2.56% 7.41% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 22.22% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £138 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £25.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year +0.97% +49.27%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 4 9 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 10.26% 33.33% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Median daily rate £155 £280 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.64% -25.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing LAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Bedford

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Bedford

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN in Bedford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAN 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 Bedford region with a requirement for LAN.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) DameWare
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V2
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

LAN
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Switch Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V2
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware