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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 105 99 114
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 14 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.71% 1.02% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.22% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 1
Median daily rate £325 £380 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +9.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.86% +51.92%
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
1560 1799 1600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.75% 83.67% 78.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1012 1163 919
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £488 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 81 74
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.50 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Southampton +5 1 £308 -0.80% 3
Hook +3 1 £310 -9.48%
Farnborough 0 1 £338 -25.00%
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 32 (86.49%) Firewall
2 28 (75.68%) DNS
3 23 (62.16%) SSL
4 22 (59.46%) Linux
5 21 (56.76%) Citrix
6 20 (54.05%) Cisco
7 19 (51.35%) Regular Expression
7 19 (51.35%) NetScaler
7 19 (51.35%) Kalman Filter
7 19 (51.35%) Email Filtering
7 19 (51.35%) Web Filtering
8 16 (43.24%) Network Security
9 13 (35.14%) Internet
10 12 (32.43%) Change Management
11 11 (29.73%) CheckPoint
11 11 (29.73%) WAN
12 10 (27.03%) LAN
12 10 (27.03%) Dell
12 10 (27.03%) Extreme Networks
13 9 (24.32%) DHCP
14 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (21.62%) HSRP
15 7 (18.92%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (18.92%) F5
15 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
15 7 (18.92%) CCNP
15 7 (18.92%) MPLS
15 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
15 7 (18.92%) ITIL

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.70%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (86.49%) Firewall
2 28 (75.68%) DNS
3 23 (62.16%) SSL
4 19 (51.35%) NetScaler
5 16 (43.24%) Network Security
6 13 (35.14%) Internet
7 11 (29.73%) WAN
8 10 (27.03%) LAN
9 9 (24.32%) DHCP
10 8 (21.62%) HSRP
11 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (18.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (18.92%) MPLS
11 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
12 6 (16.22%) IPsec
13 5 (13.51%) BGP
13 5 (13.51%) OSPF
14 4 (10.81%) ICMP
14 4 (10.81%) SAN
14 4 (10.81%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.41%) GIS
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Citrix Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Network Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Strategy Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Firewall Support
7 1 (2.70%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Support Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) Regular Expression
2 6 (16.22%) 802.1X
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.41%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Email Filtering
1 19 (51.35%) Kalman Filter
1 19 (51.35%) Web Filtering
2 12 (32.43%) Change Management
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) High Availability
4 4 (10.81%) Network Management
4 4 (10.81%) Security Patching
5 3 (8.11%) B2B
5 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
5 3 (8.11%) Computer Security
5 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.11%) Information Security
5 3 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Analytics
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) Perl
2 2 (5.41%) Python
2 2 (5.41%) Tcl
2 2 (5.41%) VBScript
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.92%) CCNP
3 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
4 5 (13.51%) CCNA
4 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.41%) Degree
6 2 (5.41%) MCSE
7 1 (2.70%) CCIE
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.70%) MCITP
7 1 (2.70%) MCSA
7 1 (2.70%) VCP4
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) SCDPM
1 1 (2.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Citrix
2 20 (54.05%) Cisco
3 11 (29.73%) CheckPoint
4 10 (27.03%) Dell
4 10 (27.03%) Extreme Networks
5 7 (18.92%) F5
6 5 (13.51%) VMware
7 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.11%) Cyberoam
9 2 (5.41%) HP
9 2 (5.41%) ION Trading
9 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.70%) Brocade
10 1 (2.70%) CommVault
10 1 (2.70%) Juniper
10 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.70%) SAP