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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 62 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.15% 0.48% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.69% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £155.00 -
% change year-on-year
-85.48% -
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
482 434 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.81% 69.66% 70.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 224 316
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 21
Average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £118.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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
Letchworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Load Balancing
East of England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (16.67%) PKI

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) VMFS
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) NFS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
5 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix