The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 131 111 131
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 17 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.39% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Average daily rate £500 £374 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.68% +10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £357 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £392 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £32.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+376.92% -40.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2275 1549 2146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 72.29% 68.57% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 851 1064
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 120 199
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.65 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Load Balancing
England

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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +1 9 £400 - 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -16 3 £488 +30.34% 5
Essex - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Load Balancing
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Tomcat
3 12 (42.86%) Java
3 12 (42.86%) Citrix
4 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 10 (35.71%) Oracle
4 10 (35.71%) Linux
4 10 (35.71%) Finance
4 10 (35.71%) Clustering
5 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
6 8 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (28.57%) UNIX
6 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 8 (28.57%) J2EE
6 8 (28.57%) NetScaler
7 7 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (25.00%) Sybase
7 7 (25.00%) Solaris
7 7 (25.00%) UML
7 7 (25.00%) J2SE
7 7 (25.00%) Sun
7 7 (25.00%) Apache
7 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
8 6 (21.43%) Performance Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (21.43%) DNS
8 6 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (21.43%) OO
8 6 (21.43%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (46.43%) Tomcat
2 7 (25.00%) Apache
3 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
4 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 2 (7.14%) Documentum
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) IIS
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.57%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 8 (28.57%) NetScaler
2 6 (21.43%) DNS
3 4 (14.29%) SAN
4 3 (10.71%) Internet
4 3 (10.71%) Firewall
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.57%) NAS
6 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.57%) IPv4
6 1 (3.57%) Broadband
6 1 (3.57%) LAN
6 1 (3.57%) DHCP
6 1 (3.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Ant
2 3 (10.71%) Maven
3 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) WebLOAD
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Advertising
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Server Engineer
1 8 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
1 8 (28.57%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Java Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Support Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Support
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Support
6 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) J2EE
2 7 (25.00%) J2SE
3 5 (17.86%) CGI
4 1 (3.57%) JRockit
4 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Linux
3 8 (28.57%) UNIX
4 7 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (25.00%) Solaris
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
7 3 (10.71%) VMS
8 2 (7.14%) Debian
8 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (25.00%) UML
2 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (21.43%) Performance Testing
3 6 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (21.43%) OO
4 5 (17.86%) TDD
4 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
7 2 (7.14%) Time Management
7 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Management
7 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) MCSE
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Citrix
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.00%) Sun
3 7 (25.00%) Sybase
4 6 (21.43%) F5
5 5 (17.86%) Atlassian
6 4 (14.29%) VMware
7 3 (10.71%) Endeca
7 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
7 3 (10.71%) hybris
8 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco
8 2 (7.14%) NetApp
8 2 (7.14%) HP
8 2 (7.14%) Dell
8 2 (7.14%) EMC
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Rate: £500 per day
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