Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 7 16
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 2 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 2.82% 13.83% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 41.94% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Bedford median daily rate £306 £330 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.20% -21.19% +39.58%
10th Percentile £170 £305 £374
90th Percentile £453 £355 £468
Bedfordshire median daily rate £389 £450 £388
% change year-on-year -13.61% +16.13% +29.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 16 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 22.54% 32.98% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 9
Bedford median daily rate £236 £330 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.41% -14.84% +29.17%
10th Percentile £125 £200 £191
90th Percentile £500 £388 £494
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedford median hourly rate - £11.00 -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -61.43% +125.81% +40.91%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Bedford over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 November 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 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) DameWare
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) PDA
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V2
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA

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 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Switch Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) PDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V2
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (50.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware