The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 113 103 110
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.24% 0.23% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.33% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
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£347 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.76% +26.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £98.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-61.73% +206.25%
Load Balancing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1527 1227 1512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 72.89% 71.50% 75.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 746 832
Average daily rate £370 £380 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 68 104
Average hourly rate £32.50 £23.13 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% -28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Load Balancing across the Hampshire region.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the Hampshire region.

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Basingstoke +9 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Havant - - - -
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) SSL
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) Tripwire
4 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) RSpec
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Puppet
4 2 (25.00%) vCloud
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) VirtualBox
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
2 1 (12.50%) SMS
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (12.50%) Junos
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) RSpec
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Environment Manager
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Environment Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
1 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) vCloud
1 2 (25.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Tripwire
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) TippingPoint