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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 59 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 20 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.21% 0.22% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 0.31% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 5
Median daily rate £375 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
718 653 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 79.16% 72.80% 76.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 338 375
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £18.03 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 18 (75.00%) VPN
2 17 (70.83%) DNS
3 15 (62.50%) Windows
3 15 (62.50%) Hyper-V
4 13 (54.17%) IPsec
4 13 (54.17%) Linux
4 13 (54.17%) .NET
4 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
5 12 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 12 (50.00%) BGP
5 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (50.00%) DHCP
5 12 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 11 (45.83%) Public Cloud
6 11 (45.83%) Software-Defined Networking
6 11 (45.83%) Presales
6 11 (45.83%) CSS
6 11 (45.83%) HTTP
6 11 (45.83%) IPv6
7 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (41.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (41.67%) MCSE
7 10 (41.67%) Workflow
7 10 (41.67%) Marketing
7 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (41.67%) Process Improvement
7 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
8 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
8 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (37.50%) Computer Science

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 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) VPN
2 17 (70.83%) DNS
3 13 (54.17%) IPsec
4 12 (50.00%) BGP
4 12 (50.00%) DHCP
4 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (45.83%) HTTP
5 11 (45.83%) IPv6
5 11 (45.83%) Software-Defined Networking
6 8 (33.33%) Firewall
7 4 (16.67%) Internet
7 4 (16.67%) MPLS
7 4 (16.67%) WAN
8 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (12.50%) LAN
8 3 (12.50%) OSPF
9 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (8.33%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (41.67%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) French Language
2 2 (8.33%) German Language
2 2 (8.33%) Portuguese Language
2 2 (8.33%) Spanish Language
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Support Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Azure Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Escalation Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Network Support
5 2 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.17%) DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 9 (37.50%) XML
4 4 (16.67%) ADO.NET
5 1 (4.17%) PostGIS
5 1 (4.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Public Cloud
2 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (37.50%) Ubuntu
5 2 (8.33%) CentOS
5 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 11 (45.83%) Presales
3 10 (41.67%) Process Improvement
3 10 (41.67%) Workflow
4 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Coaching
7 2 (8.33%) Network Design
7 2 (8.33%) Network Management
7 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
8 1 (4.17%) Database Security
8 1 (4.17%) Information Security
8 1 (4.17%) Open Source
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) C
1 9 (37.50%) C#
1 9 (37.50%) C++
1 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 9 (37.50%) VB
1 9 (37.50%) VBScript
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) MCSE
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (37.50%) Degree
3 8 (33.33%) MCSA
3 8 (33.33%) MCSD
4 6 (25.00%) CCNP
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) CCNA
6 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) CCIE
7 2 (8.33%) MCAD
7 2 (8.33%) MCPD
7 2 (8.33%) MCTS
8 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (4.17%) CCENT
8 1 (4.17%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (4.17%) JNCIS
8 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (16.67%) Juniper
5 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.50%) F5
6 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 2 (8.33%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) TippingPoint
6 2 (8.33%) VMware
7 1 (4.17%) Avaya
7 1 (4.17%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (4.17%) Mitel
7 1 (4.17%) NetScout
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle
7 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds