The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 49 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 6 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.19% 2.19% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 3.11% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £24.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+62.88% +56.45%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
388 322 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 76.98% 70.46% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 208 126
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 29
Average hourly rate £52.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.58 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Change Management
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Dell
4 3 (42.86%) EMC
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) CLARiiON
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (42.86%) Debian
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) vSphere

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (28.57%) FCoE
3 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Environment Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CLARiiON
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) CCA
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (28.57%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Dell
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) 3PAR
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (28.57%) Nintex
4 2 (28.57%) Veeam