The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 56 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.82% 0.14% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.18% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate £325 £250 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -48.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -74.19%
Load Balancing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
471 541 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 76.84% 74.93% 78.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 285 269
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 41 57
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the Cambridgeshire region.

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cambridge +1 5 £325 +30.00% 4
Load Balancing
East of England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) SolarWinds
3 5 (62.50%) Open Source
3 5 (62.50%) OSSEC
3 5 (62.50%) Puppet
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
3 5 (62.50%) Nagios
3 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Splunk
3 5 (62.50%) LogRhythm
3 5 (62.50%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (62.50%) iptables
4 4 (50.00%) Change Control
4 4 (50.00%) Cobbler
4 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
4 4 (50.00%) SAN
4 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (50.00%) HP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (12.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Solaris
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (62.50%) Open Source
3 4 (50.00%) Change Control
3 4 (50.00%) High Availability
3 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCIE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) iptables
2 4 (50.00%) Postfix
2 4 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Nagios
1 5 (62.50%) OSSEC
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Cobbler
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) LogRhythm
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
1 5 (62.50%) SolarWinds
1 5 (62.50%) Splunk
2 4 (50.00%) EMC
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 4 (50.00%) TippingPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) New Relic