The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 99 124 110
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 29 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.16% 0.42% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.57% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 7
Average daily rate £375 £290 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -35.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £284 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -74.19%
Load Balancing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1977 2094 1998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.14% 74.15% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1106 1030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £167.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the Berkshire region.

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 16 £375 - 5
Bracknell - 3 £380 - 3
Maidenhead +2 2 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 25 (58.14%) VPN
2 23 (53.49%) DNS
2 23 (53.49%) Windows
3 21 (48.84%) TCP/IP
4 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
5 19 (44.19%) Cisco
5 19 (44.19%) Linux
6 18 (41.86%) BGP
6 18 (41.86%) Firewall
6 18 (41.86%) IPsec
6 18 (41.86%) Hyper-V
7 17 (39.53%) DHCP
8 16 (37.21%) HTTP
8 16 (37.21%) Public Cloud
9 15 (34.88%) Software-Defined Networking
9 15 (34.88%) IPv6
9 15 (34.88%) CSS
10 14 (32.56%) Mentoring
10 14 (32.56%) F5
11 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
11 13 (30.23%) Red Hat
12 12 (27.91%) .NET
12 12 (27.91%) Presales
12 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
13 11 (25.58%) Process Improvement
13 11 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (25.58%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (25.58%) Marketing
13 11 (25.58%) MCSE

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 3 (6.98%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) GroupWise
3 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (58.14%) VPN
2 23 (53.49%) DNS
3 21 (48.84%) TCP/IP
4 18 (41.86%) BGP
4 18 (41.86%) Firewall
4 18 (41.86%) IPsec
5 17 (39.53%) DHCP
6 16 (37.21%) HTTP
7 15 (34.88%) IPv6
7 15 (34.88%) Software-Defined Networking
8 11 (25.58%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (16.28%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (16.28%) LAN
9 7 (16.28%) OSPF
10 6 (13.95%) MPLS
10 6 (13.95%) VLAN
11 5 (11.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (11.63%) SSL
12 4 (9.30%) Cisco PIX
12 4 (9.30%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 11 (25.58%) Marketing
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) French Language
3 2 (4.65%) German Language
3 2 (4.65%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (4.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Support Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Network Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Escalation Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Check Point Expert
5 4 (9.30%) IP Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) IP Expert
5 4 (9.30%) IP Security Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior IP Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Network Support
6 3 (6.98%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) CSS
2 12 (27.91%) .NET
3 9 (20.93%) XML
4 3 (6.98%) ADO.NET
5 2 (4.65%) COM
5 2 (4.65%) Web Services
6 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
6 1 (2.33%) AppFabric
6 1 (2.33%) PostGIS
6 1 (2.33%) WAP
6 1 (2.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Public Cloud
2 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 19 (44.19%) Linux
3 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
4 11 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (20.93%) Ubuntu
6 4 (9.30%) Unix
7 2 (4.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Mentoring
2 12 (27.91%) Presales
3 11 (25.58%) Process Improvement
3 11 (25.58%) Workflow
4 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.98%) Coaching
5 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL
5 3 (6.98%) Network Design
6 2 (4.65%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.33%) High Availability
7 1 (2.33%) Network Management
7 1 (2.33%) Open Source
7 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) C
1 9 (20.93%) C#
1 9 (20.93%) C++
1 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
1 9 (20.93%) VB
1 9 (20.93%) VBScript
2 5 (11.63%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) Perl
3 2 (4.65%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (25.58%) MCSE
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (23.26%) Degree
3 9 (20.93%) MCSA
3 9 (20.93%) MCSD
4 6 (13.95%) CCIE
4 6 (13.95%) CCNP
4 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
5 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.30%) CCSE
7 2 (4.65%) CCNA
7 2 (4.65%) MCAD
7 2 (4.65%) MCPD
7 2 (4.65%) MCTS
8 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.33%) CCENT
8 1 (2.33%) CCIP
8 1 (2.33%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (2.33%) CCSP
System Software
1 18 (41.86%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (6.98%) SCOM
3 2 (4.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (4.65%) SCCM
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 19 (44.19%) Cisco
3 14 (32.56%) F5
4 13 (30.23%) Red Hat
5 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
6 6 (13.95%) Juniper
7 4 (9.30%) VMware
8 3 (6.98%) Citrix
9 2 (4.65%) Oracle
9 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.33%) Avaya
10 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.33%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.33%) Mitel
10 1 (2.33%) NetScout
10 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
Reading, Berkshire
zubito Ltd
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