The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 59 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.42% 0.89% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.13% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £398 £425 £151
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +182.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -80.64%
Load Balancing
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
592 618 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.73% 78.43% 77.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 341 315
Average daily rate £390 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 16
Average hourly rate £13.85 £16.00 £15.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% +3.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £18.50 £27.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Load Balancing across the Milton Keynes region.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) JSP
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) DOM
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) J2SE
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Ant
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Ajax
3 2 (28.57%) CCSE
3 2 (28.57%) WCAG
3 2 (28.57%) JSTL
3 2 (28.57%) Dojo
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) IBM

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
3 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) tcpdump
3 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
3 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Developer
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Web Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Ajax
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) CSS3
1 2 (28.57%) Dojo
1 2 (28.57%) DOM
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) J2SE
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) JSP
1 2 (28.57%) JSTL
1 2 (28.57%) React
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
1 2 (28.57%) W3C
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) CCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCDP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCSA
2 1 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) Crossbeam
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire