The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 57 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 2 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.34% 2.02% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 2.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £288 £348 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -74.19%
Load Balancing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
422 595 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 72.76% 80.08% 71.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 389 237
Average daily rate £413 £410 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 44 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the Oxfordshire region.

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Thame - 1 £325 - 1
Wallingford - 1 £250 -
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Postfix
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Azure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (25.00%) Postfix
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
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