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 24 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 58 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 2 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.31% 1.23% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.61% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £450 £360 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
500 623 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 78.00% 76.72% 74.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 323 231
Median daily rate £425 £381 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.69% +0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 50 29
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £38.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 6 (85.71%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) Brocade
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Firmware
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Aruba
5 1 (14.29%) Network Management
5 1 (14.29%) FCoE
5 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (14.29%) Meraki
5 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi

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 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (14.29%) FCoE
4 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) IPv6
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) Brocade
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 1 (14.29%) Aruba
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Meraki
4 1 (14.29%) VMware