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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 51 50 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 8 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.28% 1.08% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.45% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £424 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% +26.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
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
479 483 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.40% 74.31% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 247 346
Median daily rate £438 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 23
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.28 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.42% +46.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £51.65 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Potters Bar - 3 - -
St Albans - 3 - - 1
Watford -2 2 £438 +2.94%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Load Balancing
East of England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) DNS
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (37.50%) Juniper
4 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 5 (31.25%) CCNP
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security
4 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
5 4 (25.00%) F5
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) IBM
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) CCNA
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (25.00%) Middleware
6 3 (18.75%) OSPF
6 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
6 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
6 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (18.75%) VMware

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 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) Network Security
3 5 (31.25%) VPN
3 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
4 3 (18.75%) FTP
4 3 (18.75%) HTTP
4 3 (18.75%) LDAP
4 3 (18.75%) OSPF
4 3 (18.75%) SSL
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) BGP
5 2 (12.50%) FCoE
5 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 3 (18.75%) J2EE
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) BYOD
2 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) AIX
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Line Management
3 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Presales
3 1 (6.25%) Product Management
3 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (6.25%) SIEM
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNP
3 4 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
2 6 (37.50%) Juniper
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) F5
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) IBM
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) Aruba
6 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.25%) Brocade
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
6 1 (6.25%) Meraki
6 1 (6.25%) Mercator
6 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto