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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 126 122 109
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 16 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.79% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.02% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £306 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% -20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £427 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
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
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
2372 2447 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.95% 77.76% 72.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1426 1471 884
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 151 125
Average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £43.61 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 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
Hertfordshire +12 8 £360 +69.41% 1
Cambridgeshire -11 6 £315 -7.35% 3
Essex -3 2 £375 -6.25% 1
Norfolk - 1 £250 -
Suffolk - 1 £250 -
Load Balancing
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 23 (57.50%) Cisco
2 21 (52.50%) Firewall
3 18 (45.00%) DNS
4 17 (42.50%) Windows
4 17 (42.50%) VMware
5 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
5 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
6 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (30.00%) F5
7 11 (27.50%) HP
8 10 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 10 (25.00%) Brocade
8 10 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (22.50%) ITIL
9 9 (22.50%) Citrix
10 8 (20.00%) CCNP
10 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (20.00%) High Availability
10 8 (20.00%) vSphere
11 7 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
11 7 (17.50%) Firmware
11 7 (17.50%) Linux
11 7 (17.50%) SAP
11 7 (17.50%) VLAN
11 7 (17.50%) Change Management
12 6 (15.00%) SQL
12 6 (15.00%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) IIS
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.00%) JBoss
4 2 (5.00%) GlassFish
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.50%) Apache
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.00%) Mimecast
3 2 (5.00%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 21 (52.50%) Firewall
2 18 (45.00%) DNS
3 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
4 10 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (17.50%) VLAN
5 7 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (15.00%) SAN
6 6 (15.00%) VPN
6 6 (15.00%) DHCP
7 5 (12.50%) WAN
7 5 (12.50%) OSPF
7 5 (12.50%) BGP
7 5 (12.50%) Wireless
7 5 (12.50%) FCoE
7 5 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (10.00%) Network Security
8 4 (10.00%) EIGRP
8 4 (10.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.50%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Consultant
1 6 (15.00%) Administrator
2 5 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Environment Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
1 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Clustering
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.50%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.00%) Debian
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) High Availability
3 7 (17.50%) Change Management
4 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.50%) Scrum
4 3 (7.50%) Kanban
4 3 (7.50%) DevOps
4 3 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.00%) BDD
5 2 (5.00%) Network Management
5 2 (5.00%) Service Management
5 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.00%) TDD
5 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.00%) Network Design
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.00%) Korn
3 2 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.00%) CCNP
3 6 (15.00%) CCNA
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (10.00%) MCSE
6 3 (7.50%) MCITP
6 3 (7.50%) CCA
6 3 (7.50%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (7.50%) JNCIS
7 2 (5.00%) Degree
7 2 (5.00%) HP ASE
8 1 (2.50%) HNC
8 1 (2.50%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.50%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.50%) CCIE
8 1 (2.50%) CCDP
8 1 (2.50%) RHCE
8 1 (2.50%) CCSA
8 1 (2.50%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.00%) vSphere
3 7 (17.50%) Firmware
4 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.50%) vCloud
6 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
1 5 (12.50%) SCOM
2 4 (10.00%) Puppet
3 3 (7.50%) Vagrant
3 3 (7.50%) logstash
3 3 (7.50%) Graphite
3 3 (7.50%) Kubernetes
3 3 (7.50%) Nagios
4 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.50%) RANCID
5 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.50%) WSUS
5 1 (2.50%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (2.50%) OpenView
5 1 (2.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Cisco
2 17 (42.50%) VMware
3 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (30.00%) F5
4 11 (27.50%) HP
5 10 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 10 (25.00%) Brocade
6 9 (22.50%) Citrix
7 7 (17.50%) SAP
7 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
8 6 (15.00%) Oracle
8 6 (15.00%) Juniper
8 6 (15.00%) EMC
9 5 (12.50%) Dell
9 5 (12.50%) IBM
10 4 (10.00%) 3PAR
10 4 (10.00%) IronPort
10 4 (10.00%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
11 3 (7.50%) Fortinet
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