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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 64 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 3 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.51% 1.66% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 2.06% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 2
Median daily rate £260 £340 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -17.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £314 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £383 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +62.88%
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
488 582 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 82.99% 80.39% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 420 202
Median daily rate £413 £410 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 24
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.75 £15.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.98% +7.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £8.95 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £45.00 £95.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 2 £205 -
Oxford -11 1 £300 -5.51%
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) RHCSA
4 1 (20.00%) Server Building
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (20.00%) Rackspace

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Support
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Server Building
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (20.00%) Postfix
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL