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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 44 57 69
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 24 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.22% 1.39% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 1.81% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 3
Median daily rate £375 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £395 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +16.12%
Load Balancing
Berkshire

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
575 717 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 77.08% 76.44% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 437 391
Median daily rate £413 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 8
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.09 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +33.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 13 (41.94%) Cisco
1 13 (41.94%) Firewall
2 11 (35.48%) Migration
3 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (29.03%) VPN
3 9 (29.03%) Office 365
4 8 (25.81%) Project Management
5 7 (22.58%) Juniper
5 7 (22.58%) Service Management
5 7 (22.58%) Citrix
5 7 (22.58%) Network Security
5 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
6 6 (19.35%) Public Cloud
6 6 (19.35%) Skype
6 6 (19.35%) CCNP
6 6 (19.35%) DNS
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 6 (19.35%) Windows
6 6 (19.35%) WAN
6 6 (19.35%) SMTP
6 6 (19.35%) HTTP
7 5 (16.13%) Client/Server
7 5 (16.13%) Change Management
7 5 (16.13%) Wireless
7 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
7 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
7 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (16.13%) Network Management
7 5 (16.13%) F5

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (3.23%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Office 365
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Firewall
2 9 (29.03%) VPN
3 7 (22.58%) Network Security
4 6 (19.35%) DNS
4 6 (19.35%) HTTP
4 6 (19.35%) Skype
4 6 (19.35%) SMTP
4 6 (19.35%) WAN
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (16.13%) Wireless
6 4 (12.90%) IPsec
6 4 (12.90%) LAN
6 4 (12.90%) NetScaler
6 4 (12.90%) SSL
7 3 (9.68%) BGP
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (9.68%) MPLS
7 3 (9.68%) OSPF
7 3 (9.68%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Billing
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Consultant
2 10 (32.26%) Network Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Exchange Consultant
4 8 (25.81%) Exchange Migration Consultant
4 8 (25.81%) Migration Consultant
4 8 (25.81%) Office 365 Consultant
5 6 (19.35%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Architect
7 3 (9.68%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.23%) JSON
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (19.35%) Public Cloud
3 5 (16.13%) Client/Server
4 3 (9.68%) CMDB
4 3 (9.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (6.45%) PKI
6 1 (3.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Migration
2 8 (25.81%) Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) Service Management
4 5 (16.13%) Change Management
4 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.13%) Network Management
4 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
5 4 (12.90%) Product Management
6 3 (9.68%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (9.68%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.45%) Budget Control
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) SIEM
8 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.23%) High Availability
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.45%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby
2 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (19.35%) CCNP
3 4 (12.90%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) CCIE
4 2 (6.45%) CISM
4 2 (6.45%) CISSP
4 2 (6.45%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (6.45%) CRISC
4 2 (6.45%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (3.23%) CCDA
5 1 (3.23%) CCVP
5 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) OPNET
2 2 (6.45%) Nessus
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.23%) Netcool
3 1 (3.23%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco
2 7 (22.58%) Citrix
2 7 (22.58%) Juniper
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
4 5 (16.13%) F5
5 4 (12.90%) Blue Coat
6 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
6 3 (9.68%) Riverbed
6 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.45%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.45%) Qualys
7 2 (6.45%) VMware
8 1 (3.23%) EMC
8 1 (3.23%) HP
8 1 (3.23%) Mercator
8 1 (3.23%) Mitel
8 1 (3.23%) Sourcefire
8 1 (3.23%) TippingPoint