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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 102 90 92
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 13 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.59% 1.35% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.77% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 7
Median daily rate £406 £395 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.84% -12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £376 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £450 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £393 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +9.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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
1774 1922 1826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.64% 76.27% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 1121 878
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 64 29
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.00% +116.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +6 6 £325 -17.46% 1
Maidenhead -7 4 £500 -
Bracknell - 2 £388 -
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 (57.14%) VPN
2 23 (54.76%) Windows
3 20 (47.62%) DNS
3 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 20 (47.62%) Firewall
3 20 (47.62%) IPsec
4 19 (45.24%) Hyper-V
5 18 (42.86%) Cisco
6 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 15 (35.71%) DHCP
7 14 (33.33%) HTTP
7 14 (33.33%) IPv6
7 14 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
7 14 (33.33%) Public Cloud
8 13 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
8 13 (30.95%) Linux
8 13 (30.95%) CSS
9 12 (28.57%) F5
9 12 (28.57%) Degree
10 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
10 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
10 11 (26.19%) Juniper
11 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (23.81%) CCNP
11 10 (23.81%) MCSE
11 10 (23.81%) Workflow
11 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (23.81%) Presales
12 9 (21.43%) Marketing

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 (2.38%) JBoss
1 1 (2.38%) nginx
1 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
1 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (57.14%) VPN
2 20 (47.62%) DNS
2 20 (47.62%) Firewall
2 20 (47.62%) IPsec
3 15 (35.71%) DHCP
3 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 14 (33.33%) HTTP
4 14 (33.33%) IPv6
4 14 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
5 9 (21.43%) BGP
6 7 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (16.67%) Network Security
7 6 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (14.29%) SSL
7 6 (14.29%) WAN
8 5 (11.90%) MPLS
9 4 (9.52%) Internet
10 3 (7.14%) IPv4
10 3 (7.14%) LDAP
10 3 (7.14%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.38%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (21.43%) Marketing
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) French Language
3 2 (4.76%) German Language
3 2 (4.76%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (4.76%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) Support Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Azure Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Network Support
4 7 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Escalation Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Security Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Check Point Expert
7 3 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) IP Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) IP Expert
7 3 (7.14%) IP Security Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Network Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Senior IP Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) CSS
2 8 (19.05%) .NET
3 5 (11.90%) XML
4 3 (7.14%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.38%) AppFabric
5 1 (2.38%) Django
5 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.38%) JAX-RS
5 1 (2.38%) JSON
5 1 (2.38%) Kafka
5 1 (2.38%) Middleware
5 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.38%) RESTful
5 1 (2.38%) Spring
5 1 (2.38%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.14%) PKI
5 2 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.38%) Clustering
6 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.38%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Linux
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.90%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Unix
5 1 (2.38%) VMS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
2 10 (23.81%) Presales
2 10 (23.81%) Workflow
3 9 (21.43%) Process Improvement
4 4 (9.52%) Capacity Management
4 4 (9.52%) High Availability
4 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.14%) Migration
5 3 (7.14%) Network Management
6 2 (4.76%) Budget Control
6 2 (4.76%) Build Automation
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.90%) C
2 5 (11.90%) C#
2 5 (11.90%) C++
2 5 (11.90%) VB
2 5 (11.90%) VBScript
3 3 (7.14%) Python
3 3 (7.14%) Ruby
3 3 (7.14%) SQL
4 2 (4.76%) Java
4 2 (4.76%) Perl
4 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (28.57%) Degree
3 10 (23.81%) CCNP
3 10 (23.81%) MCSE
3 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (19.05%) MCSA
4 8 (19.05%) MCSD
5 5 (11.90%) CCIE
6 4 (9.52%) CCNA
7 3 (7.14%) CCSE
8 2 (4.76%) CISM
8 2 (4.76%) CISSP
8 2 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (4.76%) CRISC
8 2 (4.76%) MCAD
8 2 (4.76%) MCPD
8 2 (4.76%) MCTS
8 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.76%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Hyper-V
2 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.76%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) KVM
5 1 (2.38%) vCloud
5 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (7.14%) SCOM
3 2 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Nessus
4 1 (2.38%) Ansible
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.38%) Netcool
4 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.38%) Puppet
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 18 (42.86%) Cisco
3 12 (28.57%) F5
4 11 (26.19%) Juniper
5 8 (19.05%) VMware
6 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
8 4 (9.52%) Citrix
8 4 (9.52%) Fortinet
9 3 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
9 3 (7.14%) HP
9 3 (7.14%) TippingPoint
10 2 (4.76%) Qualys
11 1 (2.38%) Aerohive Networks
11 1 (2.38%) Avaya
11 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.38%) Mercator
11 1 (2.38%) Mitel
11 1 (2.38%) Oracle
11 1 (2.38%) Veritas