The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 26 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.91% 1.53% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 1.74% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £625 £575 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +53.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.75 £43.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+8.72% -8.02%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
242 288 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.00% 88.34% 83.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 203 266
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +171.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +12 6 £625 +8.69%
Load Balancing
East of England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 12 (85.71%) WAN
2 11 (78.57%) DNS
2 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) E-Commerce
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (78.57%) High Availability
2 11 (78.57%) IaaS
2 11 (78.57%) Relational Database
3 10 (71.43%) Service Management
4 9 (64.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (57.14%) LAN
6 7 (50.00%) Windows
6 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (50.00%) Capacity Management
7 3 (21.43%) Planning and Forecasting
7 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management
8 2 (14.29%) Security Management
8 2 (14.29%) CMS
8 2 (14.29%) .NET
8 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 2 (14.29%) HTTP
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (14.29%) Open Source
8 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
8 2 (14.29%) Marketing

Load Balancing
Top Related 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 (14.29%) CMS
1 2 (14.29%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (78.57%) IaaS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) WAN
2 11 (78.57%) DNS
3 8 (57.14%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) tcpdump
5 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Bower
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Architect
1 11 (78.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (42.86%) AWS Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (78.57%) E-Commerce
1 11 (78.57%) High Availability
2 10 (71.43%) Service Management
3 9 (64.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (21.43%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Dependency Management
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (14.29%) Security Management
6 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) F5
2 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper
2 1 (7.14%) LogLogic
2 1 (7.14%) LogRhythm
2 1 (7.14%) Splunk
2 1 (7.14%) Tripwire