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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 68 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.43% 0.098% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.13% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£525 £450 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £155.00 -
% change year-on-year
-69.83% -
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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
621 742 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.99% 73.03% 71.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 384 211
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 18
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 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 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) IPsec
2 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) CCIE
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Nokia
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Network Management
3 3 (27.27%) FWSM
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (27.27%) EDRMS
3 3 (27.27%) OSPF
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Check Point Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) CCSP
3 3 (27.27%) CCDP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Lync
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) IPsec
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (27.27%) FWSM
3 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) VoIP
3 3 (27.27%) RIP
3 3 (27.27%) SNMP
3 3 (27.27%) VLAN
3 3 (27.27%) OSPF
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) TACACS
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) SSL
5 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (27.27%) EDRMS
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Design Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) IP Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (27.27%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCIE
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCTS
2 3 (27.27%) CCSP
2 3 (27.27%) CCDP
2 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 4 (36.36%) Nokia
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) Radware
3 3 (27.27%) Redback
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Novell
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle