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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 41 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.82% - 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% - 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -80.64%
Load Balancing
Cambridgeshire

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
315 236 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.60% 75.40% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 146 102
Average daily rate £400 £380 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) HTTP
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) Nagios
5 3 (30.00%) OSPF
5 3 (30.00%) BGP
5 3 (30.00%) Juniper
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Puppet
5 3 (30.00%) Junos
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) SSH
5 3 (30.00%) Selenium
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (30.00%) Vagrant
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) HTTP
3 3 (30.00%) Junos
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
3 3 (30.00%) SSH
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (10.00%) FCoE
5 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Life Science
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) BDD
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps
1 3 (30.00%) Scrum
1 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Email Filtering
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (10.00%) CCA
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Nagios
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) Graphite
2 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (20.00%) logstash
2 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (20.00%) Riemann
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Dynatrace
3 2 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (10.00%) New Relic
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) VMware