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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 59 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.27% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.44% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £22.50
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
590 454 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.97% 73.70% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 216 254
Average daily rate £385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 29 22
Average hourly rate £33.00 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.70 £14.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.30 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 2015. 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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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 - 8 £360 -
Watford - 2 - -
Load Balancing
East of England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 (85.71%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Brocade
2 8 (57.14%) High Availability
3 7 (50.00%) SAP
3 7 (50.00%) DNS
3 7 (50.00%) Firmware
4 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (28.57%) F5
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) Juniper
7 2 (14.29%) Symantec
7 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 2 (14.29%) Citrix
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) Trend Micro
7 2 (14.29%) IronPort
7 2 (14.29%) Mimecast
8 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
8 1 (7.14%) RANCID
8 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (7.14%) Network Security
8 1 (7.14%) Kanban

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 4 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) IPsec
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) TACACS
5 1 (7.14%) NetScreen
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) High Availability
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Kanban
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Firmware
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.14%) RANCID
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Brocade
2 7 (50.00%) SAP
3 4 (28.57%) F5
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) Juniper
5 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Symantec
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) IronPort
5 2 (14.29%) Trend Micro
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.14%) Infoblox