The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.30% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£348 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £22.75
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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 Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
275 149 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.60% 64.50% 76.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 94 111
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £458 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £14.00 £10.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.35% +34.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.48 £11.00 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £10.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Load Balancing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) F5