The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 196 200 178
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 70 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 0.40% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.55% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 23
Average daily rate
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£344 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £281 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £155.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-80.64% +416.66%
Load Balancing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7569 6760 5782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.27% 72.45% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4223 3698 2938
Average daily rate £395 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 273 290
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Load Balancing across the South East region.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the South East region.

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +21 21 £473 +47.65% 4
Oxfordshire - 13 £375 - 2
Berkshire +2 12 £307 -27.76% 5
Hampshire -4 12 £324 -14.80% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £335 - 1
West Sussex -25 3 £300 -38.46% 2
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £450 - 1
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 71 (53.79%) Cisco
2 61 (46.21%) Firewall
3 47 (35.61%) Windows
4 44 (33.33%) DNS
5 43 (32.58%) CheckPoint
6 40 (30.30%) Juniper
7 39 (29.55%) F5
8 36 (27.27%) SQL
9 35 (26.52%) VPN
10 34 (25.76%) Cisco Certification
11 33 (25.00%) Security Cleared
12 30 (22.73%) TCP/IP
13 29 (21.97%) Linux
14 27 (20.45%) Oracle
14 27 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
14 27 (20.45%) Network Security
15 26 (19.70%) Microsoft
15 26 (19.70%) WAN
16 25 (18.94%) UNIX
17 24 (18.18%) ITIL
17 24 (18.18%) SQL Server
17 24 (18.18%) VMware
18 23 (17.42%) BGP
19 22 (16.67%) OSPF
19 22 (16.67%) SAN
19 22 (16.67%) Change Management
19 22 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
20 21 (15.91%) Network Architecture
20 21 (15.91%) Finance
20 21 (15.91%) CISSP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 17 (12.88%) WebLogic
2 16 (12.12%) IIS
3 12 (9.09%) Oracle 10gAS
4 11 (8.33%) Apache
5 8 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.06%) Lync
6 4 (3.03%) GlassFish
6 4 (3.03%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.76%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.76%) Confluence
8 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.76%) JBoss
8 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (10.61%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (10.61%) Oracle Applications
1 14 (10.61%) RMDS
1 14 (10.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (46.21%) Firewall
2 44 (33.33%) DNS
3 35 (26.52%) VPN
4 30 (22.73%) TCP/IP
5 27 (20.45%) Network Security
5 27 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (19.70%) WAN
7 23 (17.42%) BGP
8 22 (16.67%) OSPF
8 22 (16.67%) SAN
9 21 (15.91%) MPLS
10 20 (15.15%) DHCP
10 20 (15.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 20 (15.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 20 (15.15%) Multicast
11 16 (12.12%) LAN
11 16 (12.12%) VoIP
11 16 (12.12%) IPsec
12 15 (11.36%) Wireless
13 14 (10.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.88%) Oracle Database
3 13 (9.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
4 12 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (3.03%) DB2
7 3 (2.27%) EDRMS
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.76%) MS Access
9 1 (0.76%) MySQL
9 1 (0.76%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.76%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.76%) JIRA
4 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 21 (15.91%) Finance
2 17 (12.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.76%) Legal
3 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.76%) Banking
3 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (21.21%) Network Engineer
2 23 (17.42%) Consultant
3 17 (12.88%) Network Consultant
4 14 (10.61%) DBA
5 12 (9.09%) Analyst
5 12 (9.09%) Design Engineer
6 10 (7.58%) Architect
7 9 (6.82%) Firewall Consultant
8 8 (6.06%) Network Security Consultant
8 8 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
8 8 (6.06%) Security Consultant
8 8 (6.06%) IP Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Development Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Programmer
10 6 (4.55%) Administrator
10 6 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Designer
10 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.61%) Rendezvous
2 13 (9.85%) .NET
3 12 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (9.09%) Middleware
4 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET
4 10 (7.58%) Silverlight
5 5 (3.79%) J2EE
6 4 (3.03%) Regular Expression
7 3 (2.27%) HTML
7 3 (2.27%) CSS
8 2 (1.52%) SOAP
8 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.52%) REST
8 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (0.76%) jQuery
9 1 (0.76%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.76%) LAMP
9 1 (0.76%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.36%) Management Information System
2 14 (10.61%) Clustering
3 10 (7.58%) Open Source
4 8 (6.06%) Statistics
5 7 (5.30%) PKI
6 5 (3.79%) Replication
7 4 (3.03%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.27%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.52%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.52%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 47 (35.61%) Windows
2 29 (21.97%) Linux
3 25 (18.94%) UNIX
4 14 (10.61%) HPUX
4 14 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.03%) SUSE
6 4 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (3.03%) AIX
7 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.76%) CentOS
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.18%) ITIL
2 22 (16.67%) Change Management
2 22 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (15.91%) Network Architecture
4 18 (13.64%) Service Management
5 14 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 11 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 10 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.82%) Migration
9 9 (6.82%) Network Design
10 7 (5.30%) Validation
10 7 (5.30%) Network Management
11 6 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (3.79%) TDD
12 5 (3.79%) Project Management
12 5 (3.79%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (3.79%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (3.79%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.27%) SQL
2 16 (12.12%) PL/SQL
3 14 (10.61%) Shell Script
4 10 (7.58%) C#
5 8 (6.06%) Java
6 5 (3.79%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.27%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.76%) VBA
8 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (25.76%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 21 (15.91%) CISSP
4 19 (14.39%) SC Cleared
5 18 (13.64%) CCIE
5 18 (13.64%) CCNP
6 15 (11.36%) DV Cleared
7 12 (9.09%) CCNA
8 11 (8.33%) CCDP
9 7 (5.30%) CCSP
10 6 (4.55%) CCIP
10 6 (4.55%) Degree
11 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (3.79%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (2.27%) MCTS
13 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.52%) MCSE
14 1 (0.76%) MCDBA
14 1 (0.76%) MCP
14 1 (0.76%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) SLA
2 5 (3.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (10.61%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.58%) Active Directory
4 9 (6.82%) vSphere
5 8 (6.06%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.03%) FreeRADIUS
7 3 (2.27%) Firmware
8 2 (1.52%) UAG
9 1 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.76%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.76%) XenApp
9 1 (0.76%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 14 (10.61%) Oracle RMAN
2 12 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (4.55%) SCCM
4 5 (3.79%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (3.03%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (3.03%) SCOM
5 4 (3.03%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (1.52%) SAP Afaria
6 2 (1.52%) Nagios
7 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.76%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 71 (53.79%) Cisco
2 43 (32.58%) CheckPoint
3 40 (30.30%) Juniper
4 39 (29.55%) F5
5 27 (20.45%) Oracle
6 26 (19.70%) Microsoft
7 24 (18.18%) VMware
8 17 (12.88%) Blue Coat
8 17 (12.88%) TippingPoint
9 16 (12.12%) SolarWinds
10 14 (10.61%) Tufin
10 14 (10.61%) Tradeweb
10 14 (10.61%) NetScout
10 14 (10.61%) TIBCO
10 14 (10.61%) Bloomberg
10 14 (10.61%) Radianz
10 14 (10.61%) LogLogic
11 9 (6.82%) Citrix
11 9 (6.82%) Nokia
12 8 (6.06%) HP
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