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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 51 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 20 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.84% 0.38% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 0.52% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 1
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£350 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £384
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +66.66%
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
560 387 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.55% 73.02% 73.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 248 227
Average daily rate £413 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £272 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £8.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £83.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -13 6 £318 -2.15% 1
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 29 (93.55%) Network Security
2 27 (87.10%) Cisco
3 25 (80.65%) Juniper
3 25 (80.65%) WAN
4 22 (70.97%) Firewall
5 18 (58.06%) Data Centre
6 17 (54.84%) F5
6 17 (54.84%) Fortinet
6 17 (54.84%) VPN
6 17 (54.84%) CheckPoint
7 15 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (48.39%) SSL
7 15 (48.39%) CCNA
7 15 (48.39%) Cisco IOS
7 15 (48.39%) NX-OS
8 14 (45.16%) Tufin
8 14 (45.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (45.16%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (45.16%) Windows
8 14 (45.16%) Linux
8 14 (45.16%) CISSP
8 14 (45.16%) SAN
8 14 (45.16%) Nokia
8 14 (45.16%) McAfee
8 14 (45.16%) Blue Coat
8 14 (45.16%) ProxySG
8 14 (45.16%) TippingPoint
8 14 (45.16%) VMware
9 13 (41.94%) CCSA
9 13 (41.94%) Telecoms

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (93.55%) Network Security
2 25 (80.65%) WAN
3 22 (70.97%) Firewall
4 17 (54.84%) VPN
5 15 (48.39%) Cisco IOS
5 15 (48.39%) NX-OS
5 15 (48.39%) SSL
6 14 (45.16%) SAN
6 14 (45.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (35.48%) ADSL
8 10 (32.26%) DNS
9 2 (6.45%) Wireless
9 2 (6.45%) LAN
9 2 (6.45%) VoIP
9 2 (6.45%) SMTP
9 2 (6.45%) Internet
9 2 (6.45%) MPLS
9 2 (6.45%) OSPF
9 2 (6.45%) BGP
General
1 13 (41.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Network Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Development Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Data Centre Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Design Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Development Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Build Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Network Design Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) VMware Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (58.06%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Replication
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) UNIX
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Kalman Filter
2 13 (41.94%) ITIL
3 12 (38.71%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Perl
1 4 (12.90%) PHP
1 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) CCNA
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (45.16%) CISSP
3 13 (41.94%) CCSA
3 13 (41.94%) CCSE
3 13 (41.94%) CCDP
3 13 (41.94%) CCSP
3 13 (41.94%) CCNP
4 2 (6.45%) CCVP
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 12 (38.71%) HIPAA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) ProxySG
2 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.45%) vSphere
3 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Nagios
1 4 (12.90%) Cacti
1 4 (12.90%) Icinga
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Cisco
2 25 (80.65%) Juniper
3 17 (54.84%) CheckPoint
3 17 (54.84%) Fortinet
3 17 (54.84%) F5
4 14 (45.16%) Tufin
4 14 (45.16%) TippingPoint
4 14 (45.16%) Nokia
4 14 (45.16%) McAfee
4 14 (45.16%) VMware
4 14 (45.16%) Blue Coat
5 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
6 4 (12.90%) Dell
6 4 (12.90%) CommVault
7 2 (6.45%) HP
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