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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 63 64 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.37% 0.67% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.92% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.46% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £98.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-61.73% +206.25%
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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
627 542 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.84% 73.05% 71.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 271 259
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 39
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
3 1 (20.00%) NetQoS
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) ADSL
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ISPF
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) IVR
1 1 (20.00%) e-Health
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) REXX
1 1 (20.00%) JCL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCSA
2 1 (20.00%) CCSE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
1 1 (20.00%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) NetQoS
3 1 (20.00%) ION Trading
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) BMC
3 1 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft