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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 118 115 122
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 12 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.48% 0.69% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.90% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 5
Median daily rate £325 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £605 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £40.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
-5.62% -74.19%
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
1956 2112 2374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.80% 76.77% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1147 1188 1342
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 152 144
Median hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +12 6 £325 +30.00% 4
Hertfordshire +7 3 - - 1
Suffolk +2 2 £575 +130.00% 1
Bedfordshire +4 1 £263 -30.00%
Load Balancing
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 15 (60.00%) DNS
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Firewall
2 14 (56.00%) High Availability
3 13 (52.00%) Linux
4 10 (40.00%) LAN
4 10 (40.00%) WAN
5 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (28.00%) F5
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco
7 7 (28.00%) SAN
8 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (24.00%) Shell Script
8 6 (24.00%) Nagios
8 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (24.00%) HP
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (24.00%) Solaris
8 6 (24.00%) ITIL
8 6 (24.00%) Unix
8 6 (24.00%) SQL
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle
8 6 (24.00%) Puppet
8 6 (24.00%) OSSEC
8 6 (24.00%) Splunk
8 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
8 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (24.00%) Open Source

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 3 (12.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) nginx
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) DNS
2 14 (56.00%) Firewall
3 10 (40.00%) LAN
3 10 (40.00%) WAN
4 7 (28.00%) SAN
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (16.00%) Network Security
5 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (8.00%) DHCP
6 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (8.00%) NAS
6 2 (8.00%) SSL
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.00%) DMVPN
7 1 (4.00%) LDAP
7 1 (4.00%) MPLS
7 1 (4.00%) NetScreen
7 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Unix Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) AWS Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) Reinsurance
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Solaris
3 6 (24.00%) Unix
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) High Availability
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (24.00%) Open Source
5 5 (20.00%) Change Control
5 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Service Management
7 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (8.00%) Secure Coding
7 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) BDD
8 1 (4.00%) DevOps
8 1 (4.00%) Network Management
8 1 (4.00%) Re-Platforming
8 1 (4.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Shell Script
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) CCIE
4 1 (4.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) iptables
2 5 (20.00%) Postfix
2 5 (20.00%) Sendmail
2 5 (20.00%) vSphere
3 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) Firmware
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Nagios
1 6 (24.00%) OSSEC
1 6 (24.00%) Puppet
2 5 (20.00%) Cobbler
3 1 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco
1 7 (28.00%) F5
2 6 (24.00%) HP
2 6 (24.00%) LogRhythm
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
2 6 (24.00%) Splunk
3 5 (20.00%) EMC
3 5 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 5 (20.00%) TippingPoint
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) Brocade
5 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (8.00%) hybris
6 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
7 1 (4.00%) Infoblox
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