The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -80.64%
Load Balancing
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
25 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 86.21% 62.86% 52.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 13
Average daily rate £425 £363 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +36.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £638 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Load Balancing across the Bedford region.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Load Balancing also 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 that cited Load Balancing.

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%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Presales
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Load Balancing also 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 that cited Load Balancing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Check Point Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) F5