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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 68 74 64
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 7 10 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.78% 0.92% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.30% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £445 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +23.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £414 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £59.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -34.37%
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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
600 768 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.19% 70.78% 66.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 413 258
Average daily rate £425 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 17
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014, 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 13 (48.15%) WAN
2 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 11 (40.74%) VPN
3 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
3 11 (40.74%) MPLS
3 11 (40.74%) IPsec
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (37.04%) CCNP
5 8 (29.63%) DNS
5 8 (29.63%) DHCP
5 8 (29.63%) LAN
5 8 (29.63%) WLAN
5 8 (29.63%) Firewall
5 8 (29.63%) Wireless
5 8 (29.63%) Network Architecture
5 8 (29.63%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) SLA
6 7 (25.93%) Windows
7 6 (22.22%) SQL
7 6 (22.22%) SSL
7 6 (22.22%) Clustering
8 5 (18.52%) Workflow
8 5 (18.52%) Network Design
8 5 (18.52%) MCTS
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
8 5 (18.52%) Change Management
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) nginx
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Lync
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) WAN
2 11 (40.74%) VPN
2 11 (40.74%) MPLS
2 11 (40.74%) IPsec
3 8 (29.63%) Firewall
3 8 (29.63%) Wireless
3 8 (29.63%) DNS
3 8 (29.63%) DHCP
3 8 (29.63%) LAN
3 8 (29.63%) WLAN
4 6 (22.22%) SSL
5 5 (18.52%) SAN
6 4 (14.81%) NetScaler
7 3 (11.11%) Network Security
7 3 (11.11%) Internet
7 3 (11.11%) OSPF
7 3 (11.11%) BGP
8 2 (7.41%) DSL
8 2 (7.41%) L2TP
8 2 (7.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (18.52%) EDRMS
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.41%) Network Support
4 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (3.70%) IP Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (7.41%) JNDI
2 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) JSP
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Clustering
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) CESG
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Network Architecture
1 8 (29.63%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (18.52%) Workflow
2 5 (18.52%) Network Design
2 5 (18.52%) Change Management
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
4 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Network Management
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.70%) Stress Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (3.70%) Data Security
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) CCNP
2 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (18.52%) MCTS
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
1 1 (3.70%) Cacti
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Nokia
1 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
2 4 (14.81%) Citrix
2 4 (14.81%) Blue Coat
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) Juniper
4 2 (7.41%) KANA
5 1 (3.70%) Redback
5 1 (3.70%) F5
5 1 (3.70%) Percona
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Radware
5 1 (3.70%) Novell
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
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