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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 67 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 16 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.55% 0.30% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 0.42% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 4
Average daily rate £375 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -74.19%
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
789 709 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.68% 71.40% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 377 405
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 17
Average hourly rate £19.61 £22.03 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £18.55 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.98 £37.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 29 April 2016, 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 20 (76.92%) VPN
2 16 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 16 (61.54%) BGP
3 15 (57.69%) DNS
3 15 (57.69%) Linux
4 14 (53.85%) Windows
5 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 13 (50.00%) IPsec
5 13 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 12 (46.15%) DHCP
6 12 (46.15%) HTTP
6 12 (46.15%) Mentoring
7 11 (42.31%) Public Cloud
7 11 (42.31%) Presales
7 11 (42.31%) Software-Defined Networking
7 11 (42.31%) CSS
7 11 (42.31%) .NET
7 11 (42.31%) Cisco
7 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
7 11 (42.31%) IPv6
7 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (38.46%) Marketing
8 10 (38.46%) Firewall
8 10 (38.46%) Workflow
8 10 (38.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (38.46%) Process Improvement
9 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
9 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (34.62%) VBScript
9 9 (34.62%) VB

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) VPN
2 16 (61.54%) BGP
2 16 (61.54%) TCP/IP
3 15 (57.69%) DNS
4 13 (50.00%) IPsec
5 12 (46.15%) DHCP
5 12 (46.15%) HTTP
6 11 (42.31%) IPv6
6 11 (42.31%) Software-Defined Networking
7 10 (38.46%) Firewall
8 7 (26.92%) OSPF
9 6 (23.08%) VLAN
10 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (19.23%) LAN
10 5 (19.23%) MPLS
11 4 (15.38%) SSL
11 4 (15.38%) WebEx
12 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (11.54%) HSRP
13 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (38.46%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) French Language
3 1 (3.85%) German Language
3 1 (3.85%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Network Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Escalation Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Support
6 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Security Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Firewall Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) .NET
1 11 (42.31%) CSS
2 9 (34.62%) XML
3 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.85%) PostGIS
4 1 (3.85%) WAP
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Public Cloud
2 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (34.62%) Ubuntu
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
5 4 (15.38%) Unix
6 2 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Mentoring
2 11 (42.31%) Presales
3 10 (38.46%) Process Improvement
3 10 (38.46%) Workflow
4 9 (34.62%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Network Design
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) Coaching
6 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Database Security
7 1 (3.85%) High Availability
7 1 (3.85%) Information Security
7 1 (3.85%) Open Source
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Security Patching
7 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) C
1 9 (34.62%) C#
1 9 (34.62%) C++
1 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
1 9 (34.62%) VB
1 9 (34.62%) VBScript
2 2 (7.69%) Perl
2 2 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) MCSE
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 8 (30.77%) MCSA
2 8 (30.77%) MCSD
3 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) CCNP
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) CCIE
6 1 (3.85%) CCENT
6 1 (3.85%) CCIP
6 1 (3.85%) CCNA
6 1 (3.85%) CCSP
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.85%) MCAD
6 1 (3.85%) MCPD
6 1 (3.85%) MCTS
6 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (7.69%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 11 (42.31%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) F5
3 6 (23.08%) Juniper
4 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.85%) Mitel
6 1 (3.85%) NetScout
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
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