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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 109 93 108
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 17 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.67% 1.27% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.69% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 8
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£425 £390 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £268 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £436 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £361 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +15.55%
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
1882 1888 1692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.75% 75.01% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1026 896 755
Average daily rate £385 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 22 28
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.07 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.74% -44.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £15.10 £15.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £44.10 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 August 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 August 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 -18 7 £406 +4.16% 2
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Newbury -2 1 - -
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 21 (70.00%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) OSPF
2 18 (60.00%) Firewall
3 16 (53.33%) BGP
3 16 (53.33%) CheckPoint
4 15 (50.00%) F5
5 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (43.33%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (43.33%) Data Centre
7 12 (40.00%) VPN
8 11 (36.67%) MPLS
9 9 (30.00%) CCNP
9 9 (30.00%) Network Design
10 8 (26.67%) VLAN
10 8 (26.67%) Juniper
10 8 (26.67%) LAN
11 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
11 7 (23.33%) CCIE
11 7 (23.33%) IPsec
11 7 (23.33%) Network Security
11 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
11 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
11 7 (23.33%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (20.00%) Linux
13 5 (16.67%) Windows
13 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
13 5 (16.67%) Wireless
14 4 (13.33%) VMware
14 4 (13.33%) PowerShell

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) Node.js
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) OSPF
1 18 (60.00%) Firewall
2 16 (53.33%) BGP
3 13 (43.33%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (40.00%) VPN
5 11 (36.67%) MPLS
6 8 (26.67%) VLAN
6 8 (26.67%) LAN
7 7 (23.33%) IPsec
7 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (23.33%) Network Security
8 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (16.67%) Wireless
9 4 (13.33%) VoIP
9 4 (13.33%) WAN
9 4 (13.33%) DHCP
9 4 (13.33%) SAN
10 3 (10.00%) SSL
10 3 (10.00%) DNS
10 3 (10.00%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Architect
2 3 (10.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) IP Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Programme Test Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Network Architect
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Network Support
3 2 (6.67%) Consultant
3 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) SAML
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) OAuth
3 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) EMC VNX
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Network Design
2 7 (23.33%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (6.67%) Network Management
4 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.67%) High Availability
4 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.33%) Transition Management
5 1 (3.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Change Control
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps
5 1 (3.33%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (3.33%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) C
2 2 (6.67%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) C++
2 2 (6.67%) Perl
2 2 (6.67%) VBScript
2 2 (6.67%) VB
2 2 (6.67%) Python
2 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (30.00%) CCNP
3 7 (23.33%) CCIE
3 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) CCSP
4 3 (10.00%) CCDP
5 2 (6.67%) CISSP
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCSE
6 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) CCA
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco
2 16 (53.33%) CheckPoint
3 15 (50.00%) F5
4 8 (26.67%) Juniper
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.33%) VMware
6 3 (10.00%) EMC
7 2 (6.67%) Citrix
7 2 (6.67%) Nokia
7 2 (6.67%) Radware
7 2 (6.67%) Redback
8 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.33%) Brocade
8 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.33%) HP
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