The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 63 84 65
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 6 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.66% 0.18% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.27% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 11
Average daily rate
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£400 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
590 751 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.12% 69.15% 67.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 392 269
Average daily rate £420 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 28
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.11% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Clustering
3 6 (37.50%) EDRMS
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) SLA
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (37.50%) SAN
3 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (37.50%) MCTS
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) IPsec
4 5 (31.25%) Workflow
5 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 4 (25.00%) MPLS
5 4 (25.00%) CCNP
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Wireless

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Lync
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) WAN
1 6 (37.50%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) IPsec
3 4 (25.00%) MPLS
4 3 (18.75%) Wireless
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security
4 3 (18.75%) WLAN
5 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 2 (12.50%) SSL
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
6 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
6 1 (6.25%) PPP
6 1 (6.25%) SNMP
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (37.50%) EDRMS
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Clustering
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Workflow
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Network Design
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
3 3 (18.75%) Network Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Stress Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Data Security
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (37.50%) MCTS
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (25.00%) CCNP
4 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) ProxySG
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 2 (12.50%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Nokia
4 1 (6.25%) Novell
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
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