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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 33 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 8 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.22% 1.36% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 1.82% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Median daily rate £333 £315 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -33.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
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
296 275 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.22% 74.73% 80.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 191 179
Median daily rate £413 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 33
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (72.73%) SolarWinds
3 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
3 8 (72.73%) Shell Script
3 8 (72.73%) Nagios
3 8 (72.73%) Configuration Management
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle
3 8 (72.73%) ITIL
3 8 (72.73%) Unix
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Solaris
3 8 (72.73%) DNS
3 8 (72.73%) Open Source
3 8 (72.73%) OSSEC
3 8 (72.73%) Splunk
3 8 (72.73%) Puppet
3 8 (72.73%) LogRhythm
3 8 (72.73%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (72.73%) iptables
4 7 (63.64%) High Availability
4 7 (63.64%) ServiceNow
4 7 (63.64%) Change Control
4 7 (63.64%) Cobbler
4 7 (63.64%) vSphere
4 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
3 7 (63.64%) SAN
4 4 (36.36%) SSL
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Administrator
2 7 (63.64%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (45.45%) Unix Administrator
3 5 (45.45%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 4 (36.36%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (18.18%) WAN Engineer
7 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (9.09%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (9.09%) Solaris Administrator
7 1 (9.09%) Switch Engineer
7 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (9.09%) Spring
1 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Solaris
2 8 (72.73%) Unix
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) CentOS
4 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Configuration Management
2 8 (72.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (72.73%) Open Source
3 7 (63.64%) Change Control
3 7 (63.64%) High Availability
3 7 (63.64%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Shell Script
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCIE
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) iptables
2 7 (63.64%) Postfix
2 7 (63.64%) Sendmail
2 7 (63.64%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Nagios
1 8 (72.73%) OSSEC
1 8 (72.73%) Puppet
2 7 (63.64%) Cobbler
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) LogRhythm
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
1 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
1 8 (72.73%) SolarWinds
1 8 (72.73%) Splunk
2 7 (63.64%) EMC
2 7 (63.64%) HP
2 7 (63.64%) ServiceNow
2 7 (63.64%) TippingPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) AppDynamics
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) New Relic