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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 180 193 205
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 81 58 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.85% 0.63% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.85% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 16 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £379 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.59% -10.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £480 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+51.92% +15.55%
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
7350 6861 6112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.60% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4415 3767 3293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 250 270
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 July 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
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 July 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
Hampshire +11 22 £380 +9.35%
Surrey +6 18 £300 -27.92% 10
Berkshire -11 15 £406 +8.33% 4
Oxfordshire -12 14 £340 +4.61% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 8 £425 - 2
West Sussex -6 2 - - 1
Middlesex +2 1 £425 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 99 (63.46%) Cisco
2 76 (48.72%) Firewall
3 69 (44.23%) F5
4 52 (33.33%) Juniper
5 50 (32.05%) Windows
6 48 (30.77%) Data Centre
7 47 (30.13%) Network Security
7 47 (30.13%) WAN
7 47 (30.13%) VMware
8 46 (29.49%) CheckPoint
9 44 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
10 42 (26.92%) VPN
11 38 (24.36%) DNS
12 35 (22.44%) ITIL
12 35 (22.44%) Security Cleared
13 34 (21.79%) Linux
14 33 (21.15%) SQL
15 31 (19.87%) CCNP
16 30 (19.23%) LAN
16 30 (19.23%) SC Cleared
17 29 (18.59%) UNIX
17 29 (18.59%) TCP/IP
18 26 (16.67%) OSPF
18 26 (16.67%) PowerShell
18 26 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
19 25 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
19 25 (16.03%) Disaster Recovery
20 24 (15.38%) Wireless
20 24 (15.38%) BGP
20 24 (15.38%) CISSP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (14.10%) IIS
2 15 (9.62%) WebLogic
3 14 (8.97%) Apache
4 9 (5.77%) Oracle 10gAS
5 5 (3.21%) JBoss
5 5 (3.21%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.56%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.56%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.28%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.64%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.64%) CMS
8 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.28%) MS Project
2 2 (1.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (8.33%) RMDS
2 10 (6.41%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (6.41%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (6.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.64%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 76 (48.72%) Firewall
2 47 (30.13%) Network Security
2 47 (30.13%) WAN
3 42 (26.92%) VPN
4 38 (24.36%) DNS
5 30 (19.23%) LAN
6 29 (18.59%) TCP/IP
7 26 (16.67%) OSPF
7 26 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (15.38%) Wireless
8 24 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 24 (15.38%) BGP
9 22 (14.10%) SAN
10 21 (13.46%) MPLS
11 20 (12.82%) SSL
12 19 (12.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 19 (12.18%) Multicast
13 18 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 17 (10.90%) DHCP
15 15 (9.62%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 12 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (5.77%) Oracle Discoverer
5 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.28%) MySQL
8 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.64%) Big Data
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.64%) DB2
8 1 (0.64%) MS Access
8 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.64%) JUnit
2 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.64%) NetBeans
2 1 (0.64%) Subversion
2 1 (0.64%) Maven
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
General
1 17 (10.90%) Telecoms
1 17 (10.90%) Finance
2 1 (0.64%) Automotive
2 1 (0.64%) Law
2 1 (0.64%) Legal
2 1 (0.64%) Publishing
2 1 (0.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (32.69%) Network Engineer
2 21 (13.46%) Consultant
3 18 (11.54%) Network Consultant
4 13 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (7.69%) Architect
5 12 (7.69%) Development Engineer
6 11 (7.05%) Analyst
6 11 (7.05%) DBA
7 10 (6.41%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (5.77%) Administrator
9 8 (5.13%) Security Consultant
9 8 (5.13%) Network Security Consultant
10 7 (4.49%) Design Engineer
10 7 (4.49%) Network Architect
11 6 (3.85%) Firewall Consultant
11 6 (3.85%) Test Manager
12 5 (3.21%) Support Engineer
12 5 (3.21%) Security Engineer
12 5 (3.21%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 4 (2.56%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.33%) Rendezvous
1 13 (8.33%) Middleware
2 9 (5.77%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (5.13%) J2EE
4 7 (4.49%) .NET
5 6 (3.85%) 802.1X
6 3 (1.92%) HTML
6 3 (1.92%) Silverlight
6 3 (1.92%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.92%) CSS
7 1 (0.64%) Web Services
7 1 (0.64%) XML
7 1 (0.64%) J2SE
7 1 (0.64%) JMS
7 1 (0.64%) LAMP
7 1 (0.64%) Spring
7 1 (0.64%) Ajax
7 1 (0.64%) ISPF
7 1 (0.64%) jQuery
7 1 (0.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 48 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 13 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.77%) PKI
4 9 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.77%) Clustering
5 6 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.21%) Statistics
6 5 (3.21%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.56%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.92%) DataPower
8 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.92%) Replication
8 3 (1.92%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.64%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 50 (32.05%) Windows
2 34 (21.79%) Linux
3 29 (18.59%) UNIX
4 20 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.41%) HPUX
6 10 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.44%) ITIL
2 25 (16.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 17 (10.90%) Network Design
4 17 (10.90%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (10.26%) Change Management
6 15 (9.62%) Network Architecture
7 14 (8.97%) Service Management
8 13 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (7.05%) Incident Management
10 10 (6.41%) Migration
11 9 (5.77%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (5.77%) High Availability
12 6 (3.85%) Network Management
12 6 (3.85%) Validation
12 6 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (3.21%) Strategic Planning
13 5 (3.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.15%) SQL
2 26 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 11 (7.05%) PL/SQL
3 11 (7.05%) Shell Script
4 10 (6.41%) Perl
5 7 (4.49%) Java
6 6 (3.85%) PHP
7 3 (1.92%) C#
8 2 (1.28%) VBScript
8 2 (1.28%) Python
9 1 (0.64%) REXX
9 1 (0.64%) JCL
9 1 (0.64%) Ruby
9 1 (0.64%) PHP5
9 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.64%) VBA
9 1 (0.64%) C++
9 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (22.44%) Security Cleared
3 31 (19.87%) CCNP
4 30 (19.23%) SC Cleared
5 24 (15.38%) CISSP
6 17 (10.90%) CCNA
7 16 (10.26%) CCDP
8 14 (8.97%) CCIE
9 12 (7.69%) DV Cleared
10 11 (7.05%) CCSP
11 8 (5.13%) Degree
12 7 (4.49%) CCSE
12 7 (4.49%) CCIP
13 6 (3.85%) CCSA
14 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (1.28%) Check Point Certification
15 2 (1.28%) CCVP
15 2 (1.28%) MCSE
15 2 (1.28%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) SLA
1 5 (3.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (3.21%) HIPAA
2 3 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 25 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (10.26%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.05%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (5.77%) VMware ESX
5 7 (4.49%) ProxySG
6 6 (3.85%) vSphere
7 4 (2.56%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.64%) vCloud
9 1 (0.64%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (6.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (5.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (3.21%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.56%) Icinga
4 4 (2.56%) Nagios
4 4 (2.56%) Cacti
5 3 (1.92%) SCCM
6 2 (1.28%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.28%) vMotion
6 2 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.64%) Kibana
7 1 (0.64%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.64%) Puppet
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.64%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 99 (63.46%) Cisco
2 69 (44.23%) F5
3 52 (33.33%) Juniper
4 47 (30.13%) VMware
5 46 (29.49%) CheckPoint
6 23 (14.74%) Blue Coat
7 22 (14.10%) Microsoft
8 20 (12.82%) Tufin
8 20 (12.82%) TippingPoint
9 18 (11.54%) SolarWinds
10 15 (9.62%) Oracle
11 14 (8.97%) Fortinet
12 13 (8.33%) NetScout
12 13 (8.33%) TIBCO
12 13 (8.33%) Bloomberg
12 13 (8.33%) Radianz
12 13 (8.33%) HP
12 13 (8.33%) Tradeweb
12 13 (8.33%) LogLogic
12 13 (8.33%) Lancope
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