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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 115 112 112
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 9 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.52% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.74% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
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£375 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £155.00 -
% change year-on-year
-85.48% -
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
1895 1630 1658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.69% 70.38% 67.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1168 897 922
Average daily rate £413 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 149 128
Average hourly rate £24.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.61% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Essex +10 4 £275 - 3
Bedfordshire - 4 £375 -
Hertfordshire -1 1 - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 5
Load Balancing
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 17 (53.13%) Cisco
2 15 (46.88%) TCP/IP
3 13 (40.63%) Linux
3 13 (40.63%) Windows
4 11 (34.38%) Firewall
4 11 (34.38%) F5
5 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
6 9 (28.13%) DNS
6 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (25.00%) CCNA
7 8 (25.00%) DHCP
7 8 (25.00%) WAN
7 8 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 7 (21.88%) vSphere
8 7 (21.88%) DevOps
8 7 (21.88%) LAN
8 7 (21.88%) Python
8 7 (21.88%) VPN
8 7 (21.88%) HP
8 7 (21.88%) SAN
8 7 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (21.88%) Ubuntu
9 6 (18.75%) JSON
9 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 6 (18.75%) HTTP
9 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
9 6 (18.75%) IIS
9 6 (18.75%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 6 (18.75%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) TCP/IP
2 11 (34.38%) Firewall
3 9 (28.13%) DNS
4 8 (25.00%) DHCP
4 8 (25.00%) WAN
4 8 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (21.88%) LAN
5 7 (21.88%) VPN
5 7 (21.88%) SAN
6 6 (18.75%) HTTP
7 4 (12.50%) MPLS
7 4 (12.50%) VLAN
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (9.38%) Wireless
9 2 (6.25%) OSPF
9 2 (6.25%) BGP
9 2 (6.25%) SSL
9 2 (6.25%) Internet
9 2 (6.25%) Network Security
9 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Python Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Python Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Web Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Python Programmer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Programmer
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Support Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) JSON
1 6 (18.75%) XML
1 6 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (18.75%) Twisted
2 2 (6.25%) J2EE
2 2 (6.25%) J2SE
3 1 (3.13%) WAP
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Fat Client
1 3 (9.38%) Thin Client
1 3 (9.38%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) CLARiiON
2 2 (6.25%) Open Source
2 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) SecurID
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Ubuntu
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.38%) UNIX
6 2 (6.25%) Solaris
6 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.25%) Debian
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) DevOps
2 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) TDD
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) UML
5 2 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Python
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) VBScript
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) CCDP
4 1 (3.13%) CCSA
4 1 (3.13%) CCSE
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) vSphere
3 6 (18.75%) Docker
4 4 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.13%) VMFS
6 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
1 4 (12.50%) SCOM
2 3 (9.38%) WSUS
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Cisco
2 11 (34.38%) F5
3 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.88%) HP
5 5 (15.63%) VMware
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle
6 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
7 3 (9.38%) CommVault
7 3 (9.38%) Dell
7 3 (9.38%) EMC
7 3 (9.38%) Brocade
7 3 (9.38%) Wyse
8 2 (6.25%) Citrix
8 2 (6.25%) Sun
8 2 (6.25%) NetApp
8 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.25%) Juniper
8 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
8 2 (6.25%) Atlassian