The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 79 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.71% 0.19% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.26% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £151 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+182.39% -38.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £155.00 -
% change year-on-year
-85.48% -
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
865 778 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.03% 75.39% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 430 275
Average daily rate £375 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 44
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.63 £10.69 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Load Balancing across the Buckinghamshire region.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Milton Keynes -3 7 £425 +182.39% 1
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Marlow - - - -
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (46.67%) DV Cleared
4 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (46.67%) CCNP
4 7 (46.67%) CCNA
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (40.00%) SSL
6 5 (33.33%) LAN
6 5 (33.33%) WAN
6 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) F5
7 4 (26.67%) Fault Management
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (26.67%) VPN
7 4 (26.67%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (20.00%) Juniper
8 3 (20.00%) CCDP
8 3 (20.00%) CCIP
8 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 3 (20.00%) WLAN
8 3 (20.00%) Linux
8 3 (20.00%) Apache
8 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
8 3 (20.00%) PHP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (40.00%) SSL
5 5 (33.33%) LAN
5 5 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (26.67%) VPN
7 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 3 (20.00%) WLAN
7 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 3 (20.00%) MPLS
7 3 (20.00%) OSPF
7 3 (20.00%) BGP
7 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (20.00%) VRRP
7 3 (20.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (20.00%) Network Security
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Debian
1 3 (20.00%) CentOS
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Fault Management
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PHP
1 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) DV Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) CCNP
1 7 (46.67%) CCNA
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCDP
2 3 (20.00%) CCIP
2 3 (20.00%) CCIE
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) Varnish
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (20.00%) Nagios
2 3 (20.00%) Zenoss
2 3 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) WSUS
3 1 (6.67%) XenMobile
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) F5
3 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (20.00%) Juniper
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix