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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 117 107 111
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 30 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.99% 0.72% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.00% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 17
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £350 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -34.37%
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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
2290 1696 2195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.58% 71.59% 69.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1423 860 1146
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 132 209
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +14 17 £325 -11.86% 1
Bedfordshire -7 8 £275 -8.33%
Hertfordshire -24 4 £213 -43.33% 2
Suffolk - 1 £425 - 2
Essex - - - -
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England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 25 (55.56%) Linux
2 24 (53.33%) TCP/IP
3 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (37.78%) Git (software)
5 15 (33.33%) Windows
6 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
6 14 (31.11%) Cisco
7 12 (26.67%) HTTP
7 12 (26.67%) SQL
7 12 (26.67%) Clustering
7 12 (26.67%) Software Engineering
8 11 (24.44%) Ubuntu
8 11 (24.44%) JSON
8 11 (24.44%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (24.44%) Twisted
8 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
8 11 (24.44%) Docker
8 11 (24.44%) DevOps
8 11 (24.44%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (24.44%) XML
8 11 (24.44%) Python
8 11 (24.44%) DNS
8 11 (24.44%) SAN
9 10 (22.22%) Oracle
10 9 (20.00%) VMware
10 9 (20.00%) DHCP
11 8 (17.78%) UNIX
11 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
11 8 (17.78%) J2EE
11 8 (17.78%) Java

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
3 6 (13.33%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.67%) IIS
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.44%) Apache
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 24 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 12 (26.67%) HTTP
3 11 (24.44%) DNS
3 11 (24.44%) SAN
4 9 (20.00%) DHCP
5 8 (17.78%) Firewall
6 7 (15.56%) LAN
7 6 (13.33%) WAN
7 6 (13.33%) VPN
8 4 (8.89%) Internet
8 4 (8.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (8.89%) VLAN
8 4 (8.89%) Network Security
9 3 (6.67%) NetScaler
9 3 (6.67%) OSPF
9 3 (6.67%) BGP
10 2 (4.44%) Wireless
10 2 (4.44%) tcpdump
10 2 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Git (software)
2 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.44%) Subversion
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Python Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Python Software Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Design Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Administrator
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.89%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Python Programmer
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Java Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Programmer
7 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) JSON
1 11 (24.44%) RabbitMQ
1 11 (24.44%) Twisted
1 11 (24.44%) XML
2 8 (17.78%) J2EE
3 7 (15.56%) J2SE
4 2 (4.44%) .NET
4 2 (4.44%) CGI
4 2 (4.44%) LAMP
5 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
5 1 (2.22%) WAP
5 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Clustering
2 4 (8.89%) Open Source
2 4 (8.89%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 2 (4.44%) CLARiiON
4 2 (4.44%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Linux
2 15 (33.33%) Windows
3 11 (24.44%) Ubuntu
4 8 (17.78%) UNIX
4 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.56%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (15.56%) Solaris
6 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.44%) Debian
10 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (24.44%) DevOps
3 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.56%) Multithreading
4 7 (15.56%) UML
4 7 (15.56%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (15.56%) OO
5 5 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 5 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (11.11%) Scrum
5 5 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (8.89%) Change Management
6 4 (8.89%) Test Strategy
6 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (8.89%) TDD
6 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Network Management
8 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) SQL
2 11 (24.44%) Python
3 8 (17.78%) Java
4 7 (15.56%) Perl
5 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) CCNA
3 3 (6.67%) CCSE
3 3 (6.67%) MCITP
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.67%) CCNP
3 3 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (4.44%) CCDP
4 2 (4.44%) CCSA
4 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.22%) MCTS
5 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (24.44%) Docker
3 8 (17.78%) vSphere
4 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (8.89%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.22%) VMFS
7 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) WSUS
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
1 3 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (2.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) Cisco
3 10 (22.22%) Oracle
4 9 (20.00%) VMware
5 7 (15.56%) F5
5 7 (15.56%) Sun
6 6 (13.33%) HP
6 6 (13.33%) Atlassian
7 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 5 (11.11%) Citrix
8 4 (8.89%) EMC
9 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.67%) Wyse
9 3 (6.67%) CommVault
9 3 (6.67%) Sybase
10 2 (4.44%) Dell
10 2 (4.44%) NetApp
10 2 (4.44%) Juniper
10 2 (4.44%) 3PAR
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