The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 106 106 84
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 6 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.29% 0.23% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.32% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate £375 £225 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £215 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £311 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £349 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.69% -7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £32.50 £56.25
% change year-on-year
+376.92% -42.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1447 1250 1250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 69.20% 72.51% 68.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 767 612
Average daily rate £365 £354 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 75 116
Average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Load Balancing
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Southampton - - - - 3
Alton - - - -
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) CCNP
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) Dell
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) J2EE
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) UNIX
5 4 (28.57%) Apache
6 3 (21.43%) Wireless
6 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) IPTV
6 3 (21.43%) LANDesk
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
6 3 (21.43%) LAN
6 3 (21.43%) JBoss
6 3 (21.43%) SAN
6 3 (21.43%) WAN
6 3 (21.43%) Ethernet

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (28.57%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
3 3 (21.43%) NAS
4 2 (14.29%) FWSM
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.14%) LDAP
5 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Environment Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Environment Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) IPTV
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) SUSE
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCDP
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) CCSE
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Dell
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) LANDesk
3 3 (21.43%) JBoss
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Percona
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Imperva