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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 51 53 67
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 20 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.98% 1.74% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 2.53% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 8
Average daily rate
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£388 £413 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £366 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £378
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £59.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +66.66%
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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
732 592 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.33% 68.52% 74.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 310 364
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 20
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -30.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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 18 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco
3 12 (57.14%) OSPF
3 12 (57.14%) BGP
4 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
4 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
4 11 (52.38%) VPN
4 11 (52.38%) F5
5 10 (47.62%) VLAN
5 10 (47.62%) LAN
5 10 (47.62%) Juniper
6 9 (42.86%) Linux
6 9 (42.86%) DNS
6 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
7 8 (38.10%) HTTP
8 7 (33.33%) WebEx
9 6 (28.57%) SMTP
9 6 (28.57%) Client/Server
9 6 (28.57%) Project Management
9 6 (28.57%) Service Management
10 5 (23.81%) Firewall
11 4 (19.05%) SaaS
11 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (14.29%) Windows
12 3 (14.29%) MPLS
12 3 (14.29%) IPsec
12 3 (14.29%) Finance
12 3 (14.29%) Network Design
12 3 (14.29%) CCNP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) SaaS
2 2 (9.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) OSPF
1 12 (57.14%) BGP
2 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
2 11 (52.38%) VPN
3 10 (47.62%) LAN
3 10 (47.62%) VLAN
4 9 (42.86%) DNS
5 8 (38.10%) HTTP
6 7 (33.33%) WebEx
7 6 (28.57%) SMTP
8 5 (23.81%) Firewall
9 3 (14.29%) IPsec
9 3 (14.29%) MPLS
10 2 (9.52%) EIGRP
10 2 (9.52%) DHCP
10 2 (9.52%) FTP
10 2 (9.52%) WAN
10 2 (9.52%) SSL
10 2 (9.52%) IPv4
10 2 (9.52%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Platform Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Network Operations Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Project Management
1 6 (28.57%) Service Management
2 3 (14.29%) Network Design
2 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
3 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.52%) Product Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
1 2 (9.52%) C#
1 2 (9.52%) C++
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
1 2 (9.52%) VBScript
1 2 (9.52%) VB
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (14.29%) CCNP
4 2 (9.52%) CCIE
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) CCSP
5 1 (4.76%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.76%) CCIP
5 1 (4.76%) CCA
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
2 11 (52.38%) F5
3 10 (47.62%) Juniper
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
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