The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 30 34 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +21
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.71% 0.47% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 0.70% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £378
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +66.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
180 142 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 76.92% 66.98% 86.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 79 142
Average daily rate £400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £119 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +62.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.49 £20.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £39.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) CommVault
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) Operations Management
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Management
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (40.00%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CommVault
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco