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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 60 53 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.56% 0.87% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.26% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Average daily rate
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£335 £425 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.17% +26.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
530 396 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.13% 68.87% 67.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 195 350
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 36
Average hourly rate £22.00 £32.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.82% +36.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £46.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 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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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
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £335 -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Load Balancing
East of England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) EqualLogic
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) VMFS
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
4 1 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) EqualLogic
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMFS
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) IBM