The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Milton Keynes 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 65 48 68
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.34% 0.76% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.04% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £475 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £32.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+376.92% -40.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
622 386 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 70.68% 73.24% 63.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 236 254
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 32
Average hourly rate £15.97 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £162.50 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Load Balancing
Buckinghamshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) BMC
1 2 (40.00%) MAINVIEW
1 2 (40.00%) JCL
1 2 (40.00%) REXX
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) ISPF
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) CA Wily
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) e-Health
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ION Trading
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) Introscope
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) ADSL
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Introscope
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Network Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) e-Health
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JCL
1 2 (40.00%) REXX
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (20.00%) CA Wily
2 1 (20.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) BMC
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) ION Trading
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco