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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.51% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.71% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £410 £600 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.66% +79.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £373 £365
% change year-on-year
+13.42% +2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +100.00%

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
439 422 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.22% 72.38% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 212 280
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 39 20
Median hourly rate £42.20 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.53% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017, 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 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
4 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Juniper
5 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 4 (30.77%) Middleware
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) IBM
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) CCNP
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
5 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (30.77%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
6 3 (23.08%) F5
6 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (23.08%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (23.08%) IIS
6 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) J2EE

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 3 (23.08%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) JBoss
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) Network Security
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) FTP
4 3 (23.08%) HTTP
4 3 (23.08%) LDAP
4 3 (23.08%) SSL
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) BGP
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
5 1 (7.69%) FCoE
5 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (7.69%) IPsec
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 3 (23.08%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) J2EE
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) AIX
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Presales
3 1 (7.69%) Product Management
3 1 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNP
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.69%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
2 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) Juniper
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) F5
3 3 (23.08%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
5 1 (7.69%) Mercator
5 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto