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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 115 127 120
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 24 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.80% 0.48% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.65% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 1
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£315 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% -12.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £318
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +18.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £22.50
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
2304 2165 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.75% 74.60% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1238 857
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 151 139
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Hertfordshire -1 11 £360 - 1
Cambridgeshire -4 7 £315 -7.35% 1
Essex -9 4 £395 -1.25% 2
Bedfordshire +9 2 £331 -8.62% 2
Norfolk - 1 £250 -
Suffolk - 1 £250 -
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Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (63.89%) Firewall
2 18 (50.00%) Windows
3 16 (44.44%) Cisco
4 15 (41.67%) DNS
5 13 (36.11%) VMware
6 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
6 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
6 11 (30.56%) F5
7 10 (27.78%) Linux
7 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
8 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (22.22%) Brocade
9 8 (22.22%) High Availability
9 8 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (22.22%) vSphere
10 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (19.44%) Change Management
10 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
10 7 (19.44%) Firmware
10 7 (19.44%) CheckPoint
10 7 (19.44%) SAP
10 7 (19.44%) ITIL
10 7 (19.44%) Oracle
11 6 (16.67%) SQL
11 6 (16.67%) IBM
11 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 6 (16.67%) DHCP
11 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (16.67%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) IIS
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) JBoss
4 2 (5.56%) GlassFish
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) IBM SmartCloud
1 2 (5.56%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (63.89%) Firewall
2 15 (41.67%) DNS
3 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (16.67%) Network Security
6 6 (16.67%) DHCP
6 6 (16.67%) SAN
7 5 (13.89%) Wireless
7 5 (13.89%) VLAN
7 5 (13.89%) LAN
7 5 (13.89%) WAN
8 4 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (8.33%) SSL
10 2 (5.56%) VPN
10 2 (5.56%) VoIP
10 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
10 2 (5.56%) FCoE
10 2 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Consultant
1 7 (19.44%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Environment Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Server Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) CLARiiON
1 4 (11.11%) Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.11%) Debian
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.33%) zOS
5 3 (8.33%) AIX
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.33%) UNIX
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) High Availability
2 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Change Management
3 3 (8.33%) SIEM
3 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (8.33%) Analytics
4 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.56%) Service Management
4 2 (5.56%) Network Management
4 2 (5.56%) Workflow
4 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.78%) Scrum
5 1 (2.78%) Network Design
5 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.78%) Release Management
5 1 (2.78%) Kanban
5 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Memory Management
5 1 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) Korn
4 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.89%) CCNA
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (11.11%) CCNP
4 3 (8.33%) MCSE
5 2 (5.56%) CCA
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (5.56%) MCITP
6 1 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) RHCE
6 1 (2.78%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) vSphere
3 7 (19.44%) Firmware
4 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.33%) RACF
5 3 (8.33%) ACF2
6 1 (2.78%) vCloud
6 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
1 4 (11.11%) SCOM
2 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
3 1 (2.78%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.78%) Puppet
3 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.78%) RANCID
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Cisco
2 13 (36.11%) VMware
3 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) F5
4 8 (22.22%) Brocade
5 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
5 7 (19.44%) CheckPoint
5 7 (19.44%) Oracle
5 7 (19.44%) SAP
6 6 (16.67%) IBM
7 5 (13.89%) HP
7 5 (13.89%) Dell
8 4 (11.11%) EMC
8 4 (11.11%) Citrix
8 4 (11.11%) 3PAR
8 4 (11.11%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (8.33%) IronPort
9 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
9 3 (8.33%) Juniper
9 3 (8.33%) Symantec
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