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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 84 78 60
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.16% 0.19% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.25% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £151 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £155.00 -
% change year-on-year
-69.83% -
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
944 792 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.38% 76.01% 74.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 432 291
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 42
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.99 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.73% -11.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £14.23 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 1 - - 1
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Marlow - - - -
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) CCNP
2 7 (58.33%) CCNA
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (58.33%) DV Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (41.67%) LAN
4 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 5 (41.67%) F5
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) SSL
5 4 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (33.33%) Fault Management
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (25.00%) VRRP
6 3 (25.00%) Validation
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) PKI
6 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 3 (25.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 3 (25.00%) Juniper
6 3 (25.00%) MPLS
6 3 (25.00%) OSPF
6 3 (25.00%) BGP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) SSL
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (25.00%) HSRP
5 3 (25.00%) Multicast
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 3 (25.00%) MPLS
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (25.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Debian
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) CentOS
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Validation
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CCNP
1 7 (58.33%) CCNA
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (58.33%) DV Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) CCDP
2 3 (25.00%) CCIP
2 3 (25.00%) CCIE
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
1 1 (8.33%) Varnish
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) Zenoss
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) XenMobile
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) F5
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix