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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 123 115 120
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 13 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.66% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate
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£355 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £285 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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
2126 1672 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.71% 69.46% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 912 999
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 163 171
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Bedfordshire - 5 £375 - 2
Essex -7 4 £275 -
Hertfordshire +8 3 £335 -21.17%
Cambridgeshire -16 1 - -
Suffolk - - - - 2
Load Balancing
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (43.18%) Cisco
2 18 (40.91%) TCP/IP
3 17 (38.64%) Linux
4 15 (34.09%) Windows
4 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
5 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
5 13 (29.55%) Firewall
5 13 (29.55%) F5
6 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 11 (25.00%) WAN
7 10 (22.73%) DNS
7 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (22.73%) LAN
7 10 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (20.45%) SQL
8 9 (20.45%) SAN
8 9 (20.45%) DHCP
9 8 (18.18%) CCNA
9 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 8 (18.18%) VMware
9 8 (18.18%) Clustering
9 8 (18.18%) vSphere
10 7 (15.91%) DevOps
10 7 (15.91%) Ubuntu
10 7 (15.91%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (15.91%) Python
10 7 (15.91%) Oracle
10 7 (15.91%) HP
10 7 (15.91%) VPN
10 7 (15.91%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) IIS
3 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.27%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Office
1 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) TCP/IP
2 13 (29.55%) Firewall
3 11 (25.00%) WAN
4 10 (22.73%) LAN
4 10 (22.73%) DNS
4 10 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (20.45%) SAN
5 9 (20.45%) DHCP
6 7 (15.91%) VPN
6 7 (15.91%) HTTP
7 5 (11.36%) Network Security
8 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (9.09%) VLAN
8 4 (9.09%) Internet
8 4 (9.09%) MPLS
8 4 (9.09%) OSPF
8 4 (9.09%) BGP
9 3 (6.82%) Wireless
10 2 (4.55%) Wireshark
10 2 (4.55%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Developer
2 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Administrator
3 5 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (11.36%) Python Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Python Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Programmer
5 3 (6.82%) Web Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Python Programmer
6 2 (4.55%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) XML
1 6 (13.64%) JSON
1 6 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (13.64%) Twisted
2 5 (11.36%) J2EE
2 5 (11.36%) J2SE
3 2 (4.55%) LAMP
4 1 (2.27%) WAP
4 1 (2.27%) CGI
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Clustering
2 4 (9.09%) Open Source
2 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.82%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.82%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.55%) Replication
4 2 (4.55%) CLARiiON
4 2 (4.55%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.27%) SecurID
5 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Linux
2 15 (34.09%) Windows
3 7 (15.91%) Ubuntu
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.64%) UNIX
5 5 (11.36%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (11.36%) Solaris
6 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.55%) Debian
7 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) DevOps
2 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 5 (11.36%) Scrum
3 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.36%) UML
3 5 (11.36%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (11.36%) OO
3 5 (11.36%) ITIL
3 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (11.36%) Multithreading
3 5 (11.36%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 4 (9.09%) Change Management
4 4 (9.09%) TDD
5 3 (6.82%) Network Management
6 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) Python
3 6 (13.64%) Perl
4 5 (11.36%) Java
5 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (18.18%) CCNA
3 5 (11.36%) Degree
4 3 (6.82%) CCSE
4 3 (6.82%) CCNP
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.55%) CCDP
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.55%) CCSA
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) vSphere
3 6 (13.64%) Docker
4 4 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.27%) NFS
5 1 (2.27%) VMFS
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
1 4 (9.09%) SCOM
2 3 (6.82%) WSUS
3 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.27%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Cisco
2 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
3 13 (29.55%) F5
4 8 (18.18%) VMware
5 7 (15.91%) HP
5 7 (15.91%) Oracle
6 6 (13.64%) CheckPoint
7 5 (11.36%) Atlassian
7 5 (11.36%) Sun
8 4 (9.09%) EMC
9 3 (6.82%) Citrix
9 3 (6.82%) CommVault
9 3 (6.82%) Dell
9 3 (6.82%) Brocade
9 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.82%) Wyse
10 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
10 2 (4.55%) Riverbed
10 2 (4.55%) NetApp
10 2 (4.55%) Juniper