The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedford region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 2.86% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £32.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+376.92% -43.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
22 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 62.86% 80.95% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 3
Average daily rate £400 £315 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £168 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £410 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.39 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Load Balancing
Bedfordshire

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 23 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware