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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 51 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.89% - 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £600 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -75.80%
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
400 469 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.92% 74.44% 73.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 247 255
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 23 32
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 5 £600 -
Load Balancing
East of England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (61.54%) CCNP
4 8 (61.54%) VPN
4 8 (61.54%) Network Design
5 7 (53.85%) F5
5 7 (53.85%) CCIE
6 6 (46.15%) Juniper
6 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
6 6 (46.15%) VLAN
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (46.15%) Network Security
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (38.46%) IronPort
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (38.46%) Fortinet
7 5 (38.46%) Degree
7 5 (38.46%) Tufin
7 5 (38.46%) NetScaler
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
7 5 (38.46%) CCSE
7 5 (38.46%) JNCIA
7 5 (38.46%) JNCIS
7 5 (38.46%) JNCIP
7 5 (38.46%) JNCIE
7 5 (38.46%) Migration
7 5 (38.46%) CCSA

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (46.15%) Network Security
3 6 (46.15%) VLAN
4 5 (38.46%) BGP
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (38.46%) EIGRP
4 5 (38.46%) Junos
4 5 (38.46%) MPLS
4 5 (38.46%) NetScaler
4 5 (38.46%) NetScreen
4 5 (38.46%) OSPF
4 5 (38.46%) RSVP
4 5 (38.46%) SSL
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Design Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Juniper Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Network Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Network Design
2 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CCNP
3 7 (53.85%) CCIE
4 5 (38.46%) CCSA
4 5 (38.46%) CCSE
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) JNCIA
4 5 (38.46%) JNCIE
4 5 (38.46%) JNCIP
4 5 (38.46%) JNCIS
5 2 (15.38%) CCDP
6 1 (7.69%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) F5
3 6 (46.15%) Juniper
4 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
4 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) Fortinet
4 5 (38.46%) HP
4 5 (38.46%) IronPort
4 5 (38.46%) Tufin
5 3 (23.08%) Brocade
6 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto