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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
England / East of England
Rank 106 117 117
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 17 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.79% 0.38% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.49% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
Median daily rate £556 £563 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +58.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £375 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £590 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+12.16% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +50.00%

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
1714 1828 1972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.87% 77.95% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1006 1093 1208
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 174 135
Median hourly rate £37.02 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.45% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +14 12 £600 +5.49%
Suffolk -7 3 £538 - 1
Cambridgeshire 0 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire -4 1 £410 -31.66% 2
Load Balancing
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 25 (58.14%) WAN
2 20 (46.51%) Linux
3 19 (44.19%) LAN
4 17 (39.53%) Windows
4 17 (39.53%) High Availability
5 16 (37.21%) DNS
5 16 (37.21%) Firewall
6 15 (34.88%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
8 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
9 12 (27.91%) Middleware
10 11 (25.58%) Network Security
11 10 (23.26%) Service Management
11 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (23.26%) CheckPoint
11 10 (23.26%) CCNP
11 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
11 10 (23.26%) IIS
11 10 (23.26%) IaaS
11 10 (23.26%) Relational Database
12 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
12 9 (20.93%) F5
12 9 (20.93%) Cisco
12 9 (20.93%) Juniper
12 9 (20.93%) Information Security
12 9 (20.93%) PCI DSS
12 9 (20.93%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (18.60%) SAN

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 10 (23.26%) IIS
2 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.98%) Apache
3 3 (6.98%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (6.98%) JBoss
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.65%) CMS
4 2 (4.65%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.88%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (23.26%) IaaS
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (58.14%) WAN
2 19 (44.19%) LAN
3 16 (37.21%) DNS
3 16 (37.21%) Firewall
4 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
5 11 (25.58%) Network Security
6 8 (18.60%) HTTP
6 8 (18.60%) SAN
7 7 (16.28%) BGP
7 7 (16.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (16.28%) NAS
7 7 (16.28%) OSPF
8 6 (13.95%) Spanning Tree
8 6 (13.95%) tcpdump
8 6 (13.95%) VPN
8 6 (13.95%) Wireshark
9 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (6.98%) FTP
10 3 (6.98%) SSL
10 3 (6.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Relational Database
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.65%) Bower
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Legal
3 3 (6.98%) French Language
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Architect
2 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (20.93%) Consultant
4 8 (18.60%) Security Consultant
5 7 (16.28%) Information Security Consultant
6 6 (13.95%) AWS Architect
6 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Security Technical Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Security Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Python Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (4.65%) Integration Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) Middleware
2 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
2 4 (9.30%) JSON
2 4 (9.30%) XML
3 3 (6.98%) J2EE
3 3 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (6.98%) Twisted
3 3 (6.98%) Web Services
4 2 (4.65%) .NET
4 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.33%) Node.js
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.33%) REST
5 1 (2.33%) SOAP
5 1 (2.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.28%) Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Linux
2 17 (39.53%) Windows
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.30%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.98%) AIX
6 1 (2.33%) CentOS
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Solaris
6 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) High Availability
2 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
2 10 (23.26%) Service Management
3 9 (20.93%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (20.93%) Information Security
4 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (16.28%) Capacity Management
5 7 (16.28%) DevOps
5 7 (16.28%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (16.28%) Secure Coding
5 7 (16.28%) SIEM
5 7 (16.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 6 (13.95%) Network Management
7 5 (11.63%) Network Optimisation
8 4 (9.30%) Project Management
9 3 (6.98%) Front End Development
9 3 (6.98%) ITIL
9 3 (6.98%) Planning and Forecasting
9 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.98%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) Python
3 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) CCNP
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (18.60%) CISSP
3 3 (6.98%) CCNA
4 2 (4.65%) CISA
4 2 (4.65%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) Docker
4 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (13.95%) Nessus
3 3 (6.98%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) CheckPoint
3 9 (20.93%) Cisco
3 9 (20.93%) F5
3 9 (20.93%) Juniper
4 7 (16.28%) VMware
5 6 (13.95%) ArcSight
5 6 (13.95%) LogLogic
5 6 (13.95%) LogRhythm
5 6 (13.95%) Splunk
6 5 (11.63%) Citrix
6 5 (11.63%) Fortinet
6 5 (11.63%) Tripwire
7 4 (9.30%) IBM
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle
8 3 (6.98%) HP
9 1 (2.33%) EqualLogic
9 1 (2.33%) Intel
9 1 (2.33%) Mercator
9 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
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