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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 109 96 109
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 12 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 1.19% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.60% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 9
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£290 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £320 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £412 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £375 £318
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +18.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £22.50
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
1765 1811 1672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.07% 74.25% 70.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 853 715
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 22 35
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £11.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -10 2 - - 3
Maidenhead 0 1 £283 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 17 (70.83%) Firewall
3 16 (66.67%) OSPF
3 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (58.33%) CheckPoint
4 14 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (50.00%) BGP
6 11 (45.83%) MPLS
6 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
7 10 (41.67%) Network Design
8 9 (37.50%) CCIE
8 9 (37.50%) F5
9 8 (33.33%) CCNP
10 7 (29.17%) VPN
10 7 (29.17%) VoIP
10 7 (29.17%) IPsec
10 7 (29.17%) Juniper
10 7 (29.17%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (25.00%) VLAN
11 6 (25.00%) Network Security
11 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
11 6 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (25.00%) CCDP
11 6 (25.00%) SNMP
12 5 (20.83%) CCSP
12 5 (20.83%) CISSP
12 5 (20.83%) RIP
12 5 (20.83%) Radware
12 5 (20.83%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (20.83%) Nokia

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) Firewall
2 16 (66.67%) OSPF
3 14 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (50.00%) BGP
5 11 (45.83%) MPLS
6 7 (29.17%) VPN
6 7 (29.17%) VoIP
6 7 (29.17%) IPsec
7 6 (25.00%) VLAN
7 6 (25.00%) Network Security
7 6 (25.00%) SNMP
8 5 (20.83%) RIP
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (20.83%) FWSM
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (16.67%) Wireless
10 3 (12.50%) SAN
11 2 (8.33%) LAN
11 2 (8.33%) HTTP
11 2 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) IP Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Test Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Architect
5 1 (4.17%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) SOAP
1 2 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Network Design
2 7 (29.17%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (20.83%) Network Management
5 4 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
7 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
8 1 (4.17%) Demand Forecasting
8 1 (4.17%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Time Management
8 1 (4.17%) V-Model
8 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance
8 1 (4.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (37.50%) CCIE
3 8 (33.33%) CCNP
4 6 (25.00%) CCDP
5 5 (20.83%) CCSP
5 5 (20.83%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (20.83%) CISSP
6 3 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (4.17%) CCA
8 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 14 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 9 (37.50%) F5
4 7 (29.17%) Juniper
5 5 (20.83%) Nokia
5 5 (20.83%) Radware
5 5 (20.83%) Redback
6 3 (12.50%) VMware
6 3 (12.50%) EMC
7 2 (8.33%) Citrix
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.17%) HP
8 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.17%) Brocade
8 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
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