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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 64 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.47% - 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£525 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £155.00 -
% change year-on-year
-85.48% -
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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
567 703 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.93% 71.08% 66.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 349 229
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 21
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
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 January 2015, 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 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) IPsec
3 4 (33.33%) Clustering
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Nokia
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) CCIE
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (25.00%) EDRMS
4 3 (25.00%) MCTS
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (16.67%) Network Management

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) IPsec
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 2 (16.67%) FWSM
4 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 2 (16.67%) OSPF
4 2 (16.67%) RIP
4 2 (16.67%) SNMP
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (25.00%) EDRMS
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) IP Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Network Management
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (16.67%) Change Management
1 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Data Security
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (25.00%) CCIE
3 3 (25.00%) MCTS
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) CCSP
4 2 (16.67%) CCDP
4 2 (16.67%) CISSP
4 2 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (8.33%) CCNP
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) ProxySG
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) Nokia
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Redback
4 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 2 (16.67%) Radware
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Novell
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) F5