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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 84 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.69% 0.38% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.53% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£425 £151 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+182.39% -51.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
996 749 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.26% 70.93% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 412 269
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 32 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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
Milton Keynes -9 8 £425 +182.39%
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) TCP/IP
4 7 (46.67%) CCNP
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) CCNA
5 6 (40.00%) SSL
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) F5
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (26.67%) Network Security
7 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (26.67%) OSPF
7 4 (26.67%) BGP
7 4 (26.67%) VPN
8 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 3 (20.00%) CCDP
8 3 (20.00%) CCIP
8 3 (20.00%) Juniper
8 3 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (20.00%) WLAN
8 3 (20.00%) Linux
8 3 (20.00%) Apache

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) TCP/IP
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (40.00%) SSL
4 6 (40.00%) LAN
4 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (26.67%) Network Security
5 4 (26.67%) OSPF
5 4 (26.67%) BGP
5 4 (26.67%) VPN
6 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (20.00%) WLAN
6 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (20.00%) VRRP
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) MPLS
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (20.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
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%) 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%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
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 Consultant
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%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Fault Management
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
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%) CCNP
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) CCDP
3 3 (20.00%) CCIP
3 3 (20.00%) CCIE
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) CCSA
5 1 (6.67%) CCSE
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%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (20.00%) Nagios
1 3 (20.00%) Zenoss
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
2 1 (6.67%) XenMobile
2 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%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft