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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.03% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£348 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £155.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-74.19% +376.92%
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
581 356 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 78.62% 70.22% 75.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 228 197
Average daily rate £413 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.13% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 18 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £12.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +64.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.00 £27.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Oxford - 1 £348 -
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 17 (94.44%) WAN
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 16 (88.89%) ADSL
3 15 (83.33%) Windows
3 15 (83.33%) VMware
4 13 (72.22%) Network Security
4 13 (72.22%) Linux
4 13 (72.22%) UNIX
4 13 (72.22%) Juniper
4 13 (72.22%) SAN
4 13 (72.22%) DNS
5 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (33.33%) Firewall
7 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
8 4 (22.22%) vSphere
8 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (22.22%) F5
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
8 4 (22.22%) Wireless
8 4 (22.22%) Replication
8 4 (22.22%) MPLS
8 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
8 4 (22.22%) VPN
8 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 4 (22.22%) HP
8 4 (22.22%) LAN
8 4 (22.22%) VoIP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) WAN
2 16 (88.89%) ADSL
3 13 (72.22%) DNS
3 13 (72.22%) SAN
3 13 (72.22%) Network Security
4 6 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) Wireless
5 4 (22.22%) VPN
5 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 4 (22.22%) LAN
5 4 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (11.11%) SMTP
6 2 (11.11%) OSPF
6 2 (11.11%) BGP
6 2 (11.11%) Internet
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 9 (50.00%) Development Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Build Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Replication
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
1 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.56%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 4 (22.22%) vSphere
3 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) VMware
3 13 (72.22%) Juniper
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 4 (22.22%) F5
4 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) Lumension
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat