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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 193 197 200
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 76 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.68% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 16
Average daily rate
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£344 £400 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £501 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
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
7464 6742 5950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.01% 72.15% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4204 3768 3122
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 261 256
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +16 17 £425 +20.99% 13
Oxfordshire - 15 £348 -
Berkshire -9 13 £290 -22.66% 7
Buckinghamshire -1 10 £355 - 2
Hampshire -7 10 £324 -14.80% 1
West Sussex -31 5 £300 -40.00% 3
East Sussex -9 3 £513 +28.12%
Kent -6 1 £225 -28.00%
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 85 (67.46%) Cisco
2 63 (50.00%) Firewall
3 48 (38.10%) Juniper
4 47 (37.30%) DNS
4 47 (37.30%) F5
5 43 (34.13%) CheckPoint
6 42 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (30.95%) VPN
8 37 (29.37%) WAN
9 36 (28.57%) Windows
10 35 (27.78%) VMware
10 35 (27.78%) Network Security
11 34 (26.98%) TCP/IP
12 33 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
13 32 (25.40%) SQL
14 30 (23.81%) UNIX
14 30 (23.81%) Security Cleared
15 28 (22.22%) Linux
16 27 (21.43%) BGP
17 26 (20.63%) MPLS
17 26 (20.63%) OSPF
17 26 (20.63%) CCNP
18 25 (19.84%) SAN
18 25 (19.84%) Oracle
19 24 (19.05%) ITIL
20 23 (18.25%) LAN
20 23 (18.25%) SC Cleared
20 23 (18.25%) Multicast
21 22 (17.46%) Performance Tuning
21 22 (17.46%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 16 (12.70%) WebLogic
2 14 (11.11%) IIS
3 13 (10.32%) Oracle 10gAS
4 9 (7.14%) Apache
5 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.59%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.59%) Lync
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.79%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.79%) Confluence
7 1 (0.79%) CMS
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (11.90%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (11.90%) Oracle Applications
1 15 (11.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (11.11%) RMDS
3 3 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.59%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 63 (50.00%) Firewall
2 47 (37.30%) DNS
3 39 (30.95%) VPN
4 37 (29.37%) WAN
5 35 (27.78%) Network Security
6 34 (26.98%) TCP/IP
7 33 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
8 27 (21.43%) BGP
9 26 (20.63%) MPLS
9 26 (20.63%) OSPF
10 25 (19.84%) SAN
11 23 (18.25%) LAN
11 23 (18.25%) Multicast
12 22 (17.46%) Wireless
13 21 (16.67%) DHCP
14 20 (15.87%) Cisco Nexus
14 20 (15.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 20 (15.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 18 (14.29%) VoIP
16 16 (12.70%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.70%) Oracle Database
3 13 (10.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (10.32%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (3.17%) DB2
4 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.79%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.79%) MS Access
6 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.79%) DataStax
6 1 (0.79%) MySQL
6 1 (0.79%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.79%) JIRA
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (16.67%) Finance
2 16 (12.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.79%) Legal
3 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.79%) Games
3 1 (0.79%) Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (29.37%) Network Engineer
2 23 (18.25%) Consultant
3 18 (14.29%) Network Consultant
4 15 (11.90%) DBA
5 13 (10.32%) Architect
6 9 (7.14%) Analyst
6 9 (7.14%) Security Consultant
6 9 (7.14%) Design Engineer
6 9 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
6 9 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
6 9 (7.14%) Firewall Consultant
6 9 (7.14%) Development Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) Network Architect
7 8 (6.35%) Administrator
7 8 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Security Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.11%) Rendezvous
2 13 (10.32%) Middleware
2 13 (10.32%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (3.97%) .NET
4 4 (3.17%) Regular Expression
5 3 (2.38%) J2EE
5 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.38%) Silverlight
6 2 (1.59%) CSS
6 2 (1.59%) SOAP
6 2 (1.59%) HTML
6 2 (1.59%) REST
7 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.79%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.79%) jQuery
7 1 (0.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.94%) PKI
3 8 (6.35%) Statistics
4 7 (5.56%) Clustering
5 5 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.97%) Replication
6 4 (3.17%) Open Source
6 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 36 (28.57%) Windows
2 30 (23.81%) UNIX
3 28 (22.22%) Linux
4 15 (11.90%) HPUX
5 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.17%) SUSE
7 4 (3.17%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (3.17%) AIX
8 1 (0.79%) CentOS
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.05%) ITIL
2 22 (17.46%) Change Management
2 22 (17.46%) Performance Tuning
3 19 (15.08%) Network Architecture
4 18 (14.29%) Service Management
5 16 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 13 (10.32%) Configuration Management
7 13 (10.32%) Network Design
8 12 (9.52%) Migration
9 9 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (7.14%) Validation
9 9 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (5.56%) Network Management
11 5 (3.97%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (3.97%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (3.17%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.17%) Reverse Engineering
12 4 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.40%) SQL
2 16 (12.70%) PL/SQL
3 15 (11.90%) Shell Script
4 7 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.97%) Java
6 4 (3.17%) C#
7 2 (1.59%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.79%) VBA
8 1 (0.79%) C
8 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 26 (20.63%) CCNP
4 23 (18.25%) SC Cleared
5 21 (16.67%) CISSP
5 21 (16.67%) CCIE
6 16 (12.70%) DV Cleared
7 15 (11.90%) CCDP
8 14 (11.11%) CCNA
9 9 (7.14%) CCIP
9 9 (7.14%) Degree
10 7 (5.56%) CCSP
11 5 (3.97%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.59%) CCDA
13 1 (0.79%) CCA
13 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.56%) SLA
2 5 (3.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (11.90%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (8.73%) Active Directory
4 9 (7.14%) vSphere
5 6 (4.76%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.17%) FreeRADIUS
7 3 (2.38%) Firmware
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.79%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.79%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (11.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (10.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (3.97%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (3.17%) SCCM
4 4 (3.17%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (2.38%) SCOM
6 2 (1.59%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.59%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (1.59%) Nagios
6 2 (1.59%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 85 (67.46%) Cisco
2 48 (38.10%) Juniper
3 47 (37.30%) F5
4 43 (34.13%) CheckPoint
5 35 (27.78%) VMware
6 25 (19.84%) Oracle
7 18 (14.29%) Blue Coat
8 17 (13.49%) TippingPoint
9 16 (12.70%) SolarWinds
10 14 (11.11%) Tufin
10 14 (11.11%) Tradeweb
10 14 (11.11%) NetScout
10 14 (11.11%) TIBCO
10 14 (11.11%) Bloomberg
10 14 (11.11%) Radianz
10 14 (11.11%) LogLogic
11 12 (9.52%) Citrix
12 11 (8.73%) Microsoft
13 8 (6.35%) HP
13 8 (6.35%) Nokia
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Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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Austin Fraser Limited
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