The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 101 127 128
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +1
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 25 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.99% 0.51% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.66% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 12
Median daily rate £450 £360 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £524 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +4.00%
Load Balancing
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 East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2002 2434 2523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.29% 77.69% 79.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1465 1501
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 172 153
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 the East of England

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 9 £525 - 2
Hertfordshire +10 8 £385 +6.94% 2
Suffolk +7 4 £575 +130.00%
Cambridgeshire +20 3 £340 +7.93% 1
Essex +7 1 £400 +6.66% 1
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Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 26 (59.09%) Firewall
2 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) WAN
3 23 (52.27%) Data Centre
4 22 (50.00%) High Availability
5 21 (47.73%) LAN
6 20 (45.45%) SAN
6 20 (45.45%) VMware
7 17 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (36.36%) Citrix
8 16 (36.36%) Cisco
8 16 (36.36%) CCNP
8 16 (36.36%) Splunk
9 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (34.09%) LogRhythm
9 15 (34.09%) Network Security
10 14 (31.82%) DNS
10 14 (31.82%) F5
11 13 (29.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (29.55%) ITIL
11 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
11 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
11 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
11 13 (29.55%) Clustering
12 12 (27.27%) HP
12 12 (27.27%) CheckPoint
12 12 (27.27%) IIS
12 12 (27.27%) SQL
12 12 (27.27%) Windows Server
13 11 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (27.27%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (59.09%) Firewall
2 24 (54.55%) WAN
3 21 (47.73%) LAN
4 20 (45.45%) SAN
5 15 (34.09%) Network Security
6 14 (31.82%) DNS
7 13 (29.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (25.00%) NAS
9 10 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (18.18%) OSPF
10 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
11 7 (15.91%) BGP
12 5 (11.36%) Spanning Tree
12 5 (11.36%) tcpdump
12 5 (11.36%) Wireless
12 5 (11.36%) Wireshark
13 4 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
13 4 (9.09%) SSL
13 4 (9.09%) VoIP
13 4 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Administrator
2 10 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (18.18%) Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Security Consultant
4 7 (15.91%) Architect
4 7 (15.91%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) Information Security Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (13.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) Project Manager
6 5 (11.36%) Integration Manager
6 5 (11.36%) Integration Project Manager
6 5 (11.36%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (11.36%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 4 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) Middleware
2 3 (6.82%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (52.27%) Data Centre
2 13 (29.55%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) BYOD
3 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 11 (25.00%) Linux
3 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (25.00%) Solaris
3 11 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) High Availability
2 13 (29.55%) ITIL
3 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (25.00%) Open Source
3 11 (25.00%) SIEM
3 11 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 11 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 10 (22.73%) Change Control
4 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
4 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
4 10 (22.73%) Secure Coding
5 8 (18.18%) Network Management
6 7 (15.91%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Information Security
7 6 (13.64%) Network Optimisation
8 5 (11.36%) Identity Management
9 3 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
2 11 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (36.36%) CCNP
3 9 (20.45%) CCNA
4 5 (11.36%) CISSP
5 3 (6.82%) CCDA
5 3 (6.82%) CCDP
6 1 (2.27%) CCIE
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) HND
6 1 (2.27%) MCP
6 1 (2.27%) MCSE
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
3 11 (25.00%) iptables
4 10 (22.73%) Postfix
4 10 (22.73%) Sendmail
4 10 (22.73%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (22.73%) vSphere
5 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 11 (25.00%) OSSEC
2 10 (22.73%) Cobbler
2 10 (22.73%) Nagios
2 10 (22.73%) Puppet
3 5 (11.36%) Nessus
4 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) VMware
2 16 (36.36%) Cisco
2 16 (36.36%) Citrix
2 16 (36.36%) Splunk
3 15 (34.09%) LogRhythm
4 14 (31.82%) F5
5 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
6 12 (27.27%) CheckPoint
6 12 (27.27%) HP
7 11 (25.00%) EMC
7 11 (25.00%) Oracle
7 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 11 (25.00%) SolarWinds
8 10 (22.73%) ServiceNow
8 10 (22.73%) TippingPoint
9 9 (20.45%) Juniper
10 5 (11.36%) ArcSight
10 5 (11.36%) LogLogic
11 4 (9.09%) Fortinet
11 4 (9.09%) Tripwire
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