The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 54 62 68
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 8 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.15% 0.86% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.16% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
Median daily rate £385 £360 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +69.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £347
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +4.00%
Load Balancing
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
508 601 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.20% 74.01% 80.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 313 357
Median daily rate £400 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 47 28
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.78% +50.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £9.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Watford - 4 £320 -
Welwyn Garden City -2 2 £525 +45.83%
Load Balancing
East of England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
3 5 (55.56%) CCNA
3 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) F5
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 3 (33.33%) OSPF
5 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (22.22%) Retail
6 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) BGP
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) FCoE
6 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (11.11%) Meraki
7 1 (11.11%) BYOD
7 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (11.11%) Presales

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (22.22%) FCoE
4 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) IPv6
5 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) WLAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Network Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Information Security
1 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (11.11%) Presales
1 1 (11.11%) SIEM
1 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
3 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Aruba
5 1 (11.11%) Brocade
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Meraki