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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank - - 8
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 4.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
44 66 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 73.33% 78.57% 85.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 25
Average daily rate £413 £268 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.20% -20.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £391 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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 £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) CCDP
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) CCSA
3 2 (50.00%) CCSE
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (50.00%) Network Management
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) MS Visio

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) CCDP
3 2 (50.00%) CCSA
3 2 (50.00%) CCSE
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) F5