The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 61 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 1 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.15% 0.16% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.21% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£213 - £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £15.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+56.45% -51.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
491 468 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.17% 76.47% 68.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 237 296
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 46
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.55 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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East of England

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 24 July 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
Watford - 1 £213 -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Load Balancing
East of England

Load Balancing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) NetScaler
2 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
3 1 (11.11%) VMware

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) NetScaler
1 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Server Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) VMware