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 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 92 93 105
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 34 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.31% 1.28% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.71% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £285 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £453 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £384
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £59.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +66.66%
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
1884 1817 1780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.83% 75.05% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 893 836
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 23 35
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.07 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% -31.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £45.00
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 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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
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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 -1 20 £388 -6.06% 7
Newbury -6 5 £376 -11.64%
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 23 (52.27%) Cisco
2 21 (47.73%) Firewall
2 21 (47.73%) F5
2 21 (47.73%) Data Centre
3 20 (45.45%) OSPF
3 20 (45.45%) BGP
3 20 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 17 (38.64%) Linux
5 16 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 16 (36.36%) VPN
6 15 (34.09%) LAN
7 12 (27.27%) HTTP
7 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (27.27%) VLAN
8 11 (25.00%) Network Design
8 11 (25.00%) MPLS
8 11 (25.00%) Juniper
8 11 (25.00%) CCNP
8 11 (25.00%) DNS
8 11 (25.00%) Windows
8 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 10 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (20.45%) Project Management
11 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
11 7 (15.91%) ITIL
11 7 (15.91%) Network Security
11 7 (15.91%) WebEx
11 7 (15.91%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (13.64%) PowerShell

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 6 (13.64%) Apache
2 4 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.55%) JBoss
5 1 (2.27%) Node.js
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) SaaS
2 3 (6.82%) IaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) Firewall
2 20 (45.45%) OSPF
2 20 (45.45%) BGP
3 16 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 16 (36.36%) VPN
4 15 (34.09%) LAN
5 12 (27.27%) HTTP
5 12 (27.27%) VLAN
6 11 (25.00%) MPLS
6 11 (25.00%) DNS
7 10 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (15.91%) Network Security
8 7 (15.91%) WebEx
9 6 (13.64%) SMTP
9 6 (13.64%) SSL
9 6 (13.64%) SAN
9 6 (13.64%) FTP
10 5 (11.36%) DHCP
10 5 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Network Operations Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Deployment Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Network Support
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Programme Test Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Escalation Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) Web Services
2 3 (6.82%) XML
3 2 (4.55%) J2EE
3 2 (4.55%) CSS
3 2 (4.55%) Middleware
4 1 (2.27%) OAuth
4 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.27%) WAP
4 1 (2.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (47.73%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.64%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.82%) EMC VNX
3 3 (6.82%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (13.64%) UNIX
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Solaris
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Network Design
2 9 (20.45%) Project Management
3 7 (15.91%) ITIL
3 7 (15.91%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 6 (13.64%) Service Management
5 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.82%) High Availability
6 3 (6.82%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.82%) Transition Management
6 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.55%) Workflow
7 2 (4.55%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.55%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.55%) Product Management
7 2 (4.55%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.09%) Perl
3 3 (6.82%) VBScript
3 3 (6.82%) VB
3 3 (6.82%) C
3 3 (6.82%) C#
3 3 (6.82%) C++
4 2 (4.55%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) Python
4 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (25.00%) CCNP
2 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) CCIE
4 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.55%) MBA
5 1 (2.27%) CCSE
5 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) CCSP
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) CCIP
5 1 (2.27%) CCDP
5 1 (2.27%) CCA
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (4.55%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Cisco
2 21 (47.73%) F5
3 20 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 11 (25.00%) Juniper
5 6 (13.64%) VMware
6 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.09%) Oracle
8 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.82%) EMC
9 1 (2.27%) Citrix
9 1 (2.27%) HP
9 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.27%) Brocade
9 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.27%) Riverbed
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