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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank - - 8
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £155.00 -
% change year-on-year
-85.48% -
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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
24 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 64.86% 59.26% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 11
Average daily rate £359 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £420 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% -53.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint