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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 105 117 102
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 18 16 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 0.61% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.90% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 14
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£425 £430 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +10.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £485 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £59.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+84.52% -34.37%
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
1784 1785 2041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.26% 68.21% 68.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 895 742
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 46 49
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.75 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 +13 6 £450 +1.12% 3
Slough -1 4 £425 +4.61%
Bracknell +2 2 - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 29 (55.77%) Firewall
2 25 (48.08%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (46.15%) VPN
4 23 (44.23%) IPsec
5 22 (42.31%) Cisco
5 22 (42.31%) MPLS
6 19 (36.54%) CheckPoint
7 17 (32.69%) OSPF
8 16 (30.77%) WAN
9 15 (28.85%) DNS
9 15 (28.85%) Juniper
10 14 (26.92%) BGP
10 14 (26.92%) SNMP
10 14 (26.92%) VoIP
10 14 (26.92%) Windows
10 14 (26.92%) Network Management
11 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
12 12 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (23.08%) Nokia
12 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
13 11 (21.15%) LAN
13 11 (21.15%) CCIE
13 11 (21.15%) CCNP
13 11 (21.15%) Wireless
13 11 (21.15%) Network Design
13 11 (21.15%) Cisco PIX
13 11 (21.15%) FWSM
14 10 (19.23%) SQL
15 9 (17.31%) WLAN
15 9 (17.31%) DHCP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 5 (9.62%) IIS
2 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.92%) nginx
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.92%) Lync
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.92%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (55.77%) Firewall
2 24 (46.15%) VPN
3 23 (44.23%) IPsec
4 22 (42.31%) MPLS
5 17 (32.69%) OSPF
6 16 (30.77%) WAN
7 15 (28.85%) DNS
8 14 (26.92%) BGP
8 14 (26.92%) VoIP
8 14 (26.92%) SNMP
9 12 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (21.15%) Cisco PIX
10 11 (21.15%) FWSM
10 11 (21.15%) Wireless
10 11 (21.15%) LAN
11 9 (17.31%) WLAN
11 9 (17.31%) DHCP
12 8 (15.38%) SSL
12 8 (15.38%) Network Security
13 7 (13.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (11.54%) EDRMS
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) DB2
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
General
1 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Network Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Design Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) IP Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Architect
4 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Network Support
4 3 (5.77%) Security Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (3.85%) Consultant
5 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Web Hosting Specialist
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
5 2 (3.85%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) LAMP
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (3.85%) JNDI
2 2 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.92%) JSP
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.92%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Clustering
2 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.92%) CESG
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Open Source
3 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.77%) UNIX
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) CentOS
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.92%) SUSE
5 1 (1.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Network Management
2 11 (21.15%) Network Design
3 9 (17.31%) Network Architecture
3 9 (17.31%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (15.38%) Change Management
5 6 (11.54%) Workflow
6 4 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.77%) ITIL
7 3 (5.77%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.85%) Project Management
8 2 (3.85%) Load Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Identity Management
9 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.92%) Stress Testing
9 1 (1.92%) Reverse Engineering
9 1 (1.92%) Service Management
9 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.92%) Ruby
3 1 (1.92%) Perl
3 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (21.15%) CCIE
3 11 (21.15%) CCNP
4 9 (17.31%) CISSP
5 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 7 (13.46%) CCDP
7 6 (11.54%) MCTS
7 6 (11.54%) CCSP
7 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (11.54%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (5.77%) CCNA
9 1 (1.92%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.92%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) SLA
2 6 (11.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.92%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) vSphere
3 1 (1.92%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Nagios
1 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.92%) Cacti
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.92%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Cisco
2 19 (36.54%) CheckPoint
3 15 (28.85%) Juniper
4 12 (23.08%) Nokia
5 9 (17.31%) Redback
6 8 (15.38%) Radware
7 5 (9.62%) Citrix
7 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.69%) Blue Coat
9 3 (5.77%) Oracle
9 3 (5.77%) F5
10 2 (3.85%) KANA
11 1 (1.92%) Splunk
11 1 (1.92%) Percona
11 1 (1.92%) CA
11 1 (1.92%) EMC
11 1 (1.92%) IBM
11 1 (1.92%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.92%) BT
11 1 (1.92%) VMware
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