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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 35 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 6 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.72% - 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% - 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £525 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
Load Balancing
East of England

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
292 280 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.67% 81.40% 90.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 183 324
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedford - 4 - -
Load Balancing
East of England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) F5
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (90.00%) Network Management
2 9 (90.00%) Network Security
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (90.00%) CCNP
2 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) OSPF
3 6 (60.00%) BGP
3 6 (60.00%) CISSP
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) Information Security
3 6 (60.00%) Nessus
3 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 6 (60.00%) tcpdump
3 6 (60.00%) Splunk
3 6 (60.00%) ArcSight
3 6 (60.00%) LogLogic
3 6 (60.00%) SIEM
3 6 (60.00%) LogRhythm
3 6 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
3 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 5 (50.00%) Tripwire

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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) Network Security
2 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (60.00%) BGP
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) OSPF
3 6 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
3 6 (60.00%) tcpdump
3 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (40.00%) VoIP
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) 802.11
6 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Technical Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Security Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Network Management
2 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) SIEM
2 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Network Design
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) Internal Audit
6 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) CCDA
3 3 (30.00%) CCDP
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (60.00%) ArcSight
2 6 (60.00%) LogLogic
2 6 (60.00%) LogRhythm
2 6 (60.00%) Splunk
3 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 5 (50.00%) Juniper
3 5 (50.00%) Tripwire
4 4 (40.00%) Sourcefire
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) IronPort
6 1 (10.00%) Intel