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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 29 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.19% 1.36% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 1.65% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £600 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £400 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £540 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +16.12%
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
231 242 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.31% 82.31% 83.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 157 274
Median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 31 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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
Luton +11 6 £600 +6.66% 1
Load Balancing
East of England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 15 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (86.67%) LAN
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) F5
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (53.33%) Network Management
4 8 (53.33%) Network Security
4 8 (53.33%) CCNP
4 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (40.00%) OSPF
5 6 (40.00%) BGP
5 6 (40.00%) Service Management
5 6 (40.00%) CISSP
5 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 6 (40.00%) Information Security
5 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
5 6 (40.00%) Wireshark
5 6 (40.00%) Nessus
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (40.00%) High Availability
5 6 (40.00%) Splunk
5 6 (40.00%) ArcSight
5 6 (40.00%) LogLogic
5 6 (40.00%) SIEM

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (40.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (86.67%) LAN
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (53.33%) Network Security
4 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (40.00%) BGP
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 6 (40.00%) OSPF
5 6 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (40.00%) tcpdump
5 6 (40.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) VoIP
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) 802.11
8 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) AWS Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Security Technical Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Security Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Network Management
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (40.00%) High Availability
2 6 (40.00%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Service Management
2 6 (40.00%) SIEM
2 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
4 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (6.67%) Internal Audit
6 1 (6.67%) Network Design
6 1 (6.67%) Network Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.67%) Planning and Forecasting
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCNP
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) CCDA
3 2 (13.33%) CCDP
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
1 9 (60.00%) F5
2 6 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 6 (40.00%) LogLogic
2 6 (40.00%) LogRhythm
2 6 (40.00%) Splunk
3 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 5 (33.33%) Juniper
3 5 (33.33%) Tripwire
4 3 (20.00%) Sourcefire
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) IronPort
6 1 (6.67%) Intel