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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 80 97 109
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 28 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.39% 0.76% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.99% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 9
Median daily rate £375 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
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
1596 1925 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.44% 77.15% 73.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 1028 1030
Median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 87 23
Median hourly rate £22.50 £30.90 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% +27.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.18 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire 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 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 6 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 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
Reading +16 25 £375 -14.77% 1
Slough +5 1 - -
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 24 (52.17%) Firewall
2 20 (43.48%) Cisco
3 13 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (28.26%) Migration
4 12 (26.09%) Juniper
4 12 (26.09%) Windows
4 12 (26.09%) F5
5 11 (23.91%) VPN
6 10 (21.74%) Office 365
6 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
7 9 (19.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (19.57%) VMware
7 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
8 8 (17.39%) DNS
8 8 (17.39%) WAN
8 8 (17.39%) CCNP
8 8 (17.39%) Citrix
8 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
8 8 (17.39%) Project Management
8 8 (17.39%) Service Management
9 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (15.22%) Network Security
9 7 (15.22%) Skype
10 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
10 6 (13.04%) Public Cloud
10 6 (13.04%) SMTP
10 6 (13.04%) HTTP
10 6 (13.04%) SSL
10 6 (13.04%) Linux

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) JBoss
1 1 (2.17%) nginx
1 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
1 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Office 365
2 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) PaaS
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (52.17%) Firewall
2 11 (23.91%) VPN
3 9 (19.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (17.39%) DNS
4 8 (17.39%) WAN
5 7 (15.22%) Network Security
5 7 (15.22%) Skype
6 6 (13.04%) HTTP
6 6 (13.04%) IPsec
6 6 (13.04%) SMTP
6 6 (13.04%) SSL
7 5 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (10.87%) LAN
7 5 (10.87%) MPLS
7 5 (10.87%) NetScaler
7 5 (10.87%) Wireless
8 4 (8.70%) BGP
8 4 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (8.70%) OSPF
9 3 (6.52%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.17%) Pentaho
1 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Billing
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Consultant
3 10 (21.74%) Exchange Consultant
4 9 (19.57%) Exchange Migration Consultant
4 9 (19.57%) Migration Consultant
4 9 (19.57%) Office 365 Consultant
5 7 (15.22%) Architect
5 7 (15.22%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Security Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (6.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Network Architect
9 3 (6.52%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Check Point Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.17%) Django
2 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.17%) JAX-RS
2 1 (2.17%) JSON
2 1 (2.17%) Kafka
2 1 (2.17%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.17%) RESTful
2 1 (2.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.04%) Public Cloud
3 5 (10.87%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.52%) CMDB
4 3 (6.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (6.52%) PKI
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) PMI
5 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) Unix
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.17%) VMS
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Migration
2 8 (17.39%) Project Management
2 8 (17.39%) Service Management
3 6 (13.04%) Change Management
3 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.87%) ITIL
4 5 (10.87%) Network Management
4 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.70%) High Availability
5 4 (8.70%) Patch Management
5 4 (8.70%) Product Management
5 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.52%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps
6 3 (6.52%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.35%) Budget Control
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.35%) SIEM
7 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
1 4 (8.70%) Python
2 3 (6.52%) Perl
2 3 (6.52%) Ruby
2 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.39%) CCNP
3 5 (10.87%) CCIE
4 4 (8.70%) CCNA
5 2 (4.35%) CCSE
5 2 (4.35%) CISM
5 2 (4.35%) CISSP
5 2 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (4.35%) CRISC
5 2 (4.35%) Degree
5 2 (4.35%) JNCIA
5 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.17%) CCDA
6 1 (2.17%) CCVP
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.17%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.52%) ProxySG
2 3 (6.52%) vSphere
3 2 (4.35%) KVM
3 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.17%) vCloud
4 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) OPNET
2 2 (4.35%) Ansible
2 2 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) Nessus
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.35%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.17%) Netcool
3 1 (2.17%) PowerCLI
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.17%) TrustSec
3 1 (2.17%) vMotion
3 1 (2.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Cisco
2 12 (26.09%) F5
2 12 (26.09%) Juniper
3 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.57%) VMware
4 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
4 8 (17.39%) Citrix
5 4 (8.70%) Blue Coat
5 4 (8.70%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.52%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (6.52%) Riverbed
6 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.35%) Qualys
8 1 (2.17%) BMC
8 1 (2.17%) EMC
8 1 (2.17%) HP
8 1 (2.17%) Mitel
8 1 (2.17%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.17%) Veritas
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Austin Fraser
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