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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
England / East of England
Rank 105 114 116
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 18 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 0.55% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.69% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 7
Median daily rate £500 £575 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £435 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £590 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.75 £43.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+8.72% -8.02%

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
1719 1897 1997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 81.90% 80.28% 78.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1153 1203
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 158 148
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +7 8 £625 +8.69%
Suffolk - 5 £538 - 1
Hertfordshire +1 3 £375 -37.50%
Cambridgeshire +6 2 £300 -14.28% 3
Load Balancing
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 24 (58.54%) WAN
2 21 (51.22%) Linux
2 21 (51.22%) Windows
3 20 (48.78%) High Availability
4 18 (43.90%) LAN
5 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
5 16 (39.02%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (34.15%) Middleware
6 14 (34.15%) DNS
7 12 (29.27%) IIS
7 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (26.83%) Firewall
8 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
8 11 (26.83%) IaaS
8 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
9 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
9 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
9 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
9 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
9 10 (24.39%) SAN
9 10 (24.39%) Service Management
9 10 (24.39%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (21.95%) Clustering
10 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
10 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Clustering
10 9 (21.95%) Secure Coding
10 9 (21.95%) NAS
11 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (19.51%) HTTP
11 8 (19.51%) VMware

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 (29.27%) IIS
2 4 (9.76%) JBoss
2 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.32%) Apache
3 3 (7.32%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.88%) CMS
4 2 (4.88%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 16 (39.02%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (26.83%) IaaS
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (58.54%) WAN
2 18 (43.90%) LAN
3 14 (34.15%) DNS
4 11 (26.83%) Firewall
5 10 (24.39%) SAN
6 9 (21.95%) NAS
6 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
7 8 (19.51%) HTTP
8 5 (12.20%) Network Security
9 3 (7.32%) FTP
9 3 (7.32%) LDAP
9 3 (7.32%) SSL
9 3 (7.32%) VPN
9 3 (7.32%) Wireless
10 2 (4.88%) BGP
10 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (4.88%) Internet
10 2 (4.88%) OSPF
10 2 (4.88%) Wireless Security
11 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
2 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.88%) Bower
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) French Language
2 4 (9.76%) Legal
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Architect
2 12 (29.27%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (14.63%) AWS Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (7.32%) Python Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Integration Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Integration Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) Middleware
2 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
2 4 (9.76%) JSON
2 4 (9.76%) XML
3 3 (7.32%) J2EE
3 3 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (7.32%) Twisted
3 3 (7.32%) Web Services
4 2 (4.88%) .NET
4 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.88%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.44%) Java EE
5 1 (2.44%) Node.js
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.44%) REST
5 1 (2.44%) SOAP
5 1 (2.44%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
2 9 (21.95%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) AS400
4 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Linux
1 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.76%) Ubuntu
4 3 (7.32%) AIX
5 1 (2.44%) CentOS
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (2.44%) Unix
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) High Availability
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
4 10 (24.39%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (24.39%) Service Management
5 9 (21.95%) Secure Coding
6 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (17.07%) Capacity Management
7 7 (17.07%) DevOps
7 7 (17.07%) Network Optimisation
8 5 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
9 4 (9.76%) Information Security
9 4 (9.76%) ITIL
9 4 (9.76%) Project Management
9 4 (9.76%) SIEM
9 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 3 (7.32%) Front End Development
10 3 (7.32%) Planning and Forecasting
10 3 (7.32%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) Java
1 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.32%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) CCNP
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.32%) CISSP
2 2 (4.88%) CISA
2 2 (4.88%) CISM
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) Docker
4 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (7.32%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.44%) Nessus
3 1 (2.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) VMware
3 7 (17.07%) Citrix
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco
4 4 (9.76%) F5
4 4 (9.76%) IBM
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle
5 3 (7.32%) HP
5 3 (7.32%) Juniper
6 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.44%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.44%) EqualLogic
7 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.44%) LogLogic
7 1 (2.44%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.44%) Mercator
7 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.44%) Splunk
7 1 (2.44%) Tripwire
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