The median contractor rate for a Network Support was £151 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Network Support
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 36 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Support 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.56% 0.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £151 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £269 £350 £219
% change year-on-year -23.03% +59.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.47 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -31.26% -10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 345 301 332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.37% 94.65% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 202 233
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.77% +200.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £50.78 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Network Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Network Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Support in Bedfordshire

Network Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Support in Bedfordshire

Network Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Support in Bedfordshire

Network Support Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Network Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Network Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) G Suite
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

Network Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) VMware