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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 67 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 6 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.72% 1.85% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 2.68% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Average daily rate
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£315 £333 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £453 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £384
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +66.66%
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
643 559 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 77.47% 69.01% 77.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 322 242
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 29
Average hourly rate £15.77 £30.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.43% -22.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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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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 -11 5 £340 -20.93% 5
Peterborough +1 2 £250 +25.00%
Load Balancing
East of England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 9 (69.23%) DNS
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) HP
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (38.46%) CCNA
6 4 (30.77%) Change Management
6 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (30.77%) CLARiiON
6 4 (30.77%) SAN
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
6 4 (30.77%) Dell
6 4 (30.77%) EMC
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) DHCP
6 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
6 4 (30.77%) Debian
6 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (23.08%) OpenStack
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) DNS
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (30.77%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
3 4 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (23.08%) FCoE
4 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (23.08%) VLAN
4 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
5 1 (7.69%) MRTG
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) Frame Relay
5 1 (7.69%) RIP
5 1 (7.69%) ATM
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Environment Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Provisioning Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) CLARiiON
2 3 (23.08%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (30.77%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Change Management
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Kanban
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNA
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (23.08%) MCITP
3 3 (23.08%) CCA
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (23.08%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) HNC
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Nagios
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
1 3 (23.08%) SCOM
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
1 3 (23.08%) Vagrant
1 3 (23.08%) logstash
1 3 (23.08%) Graphite
1 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
2 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) OpenView
3 1 (7.69%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) Dell
5 4 (30.77%) EMC
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) 3PAR
5 4 (30.77%) F5
5 4 (30.77%) Dell Compellent
6 3 (23.08%) Google
7 2 (15.38%) Veeam
7 2 (15.38%) Nintex
8 1 (7.69%) Infovista