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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 183 173 189
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 71 64 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.75% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.07% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 27
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£400 £413 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £480 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -
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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
7186 5989 6139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.23% 70.41% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4042 3263 2982
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 236 335
Average hourly rate £21.99 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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
Berkshire +12 22 £413 -3.50% 5
Hampshire -15 18 £400 +14.28% 10
Surrey -15 15 £400 -3.03% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 8 £350 - 3
West Sussex - 6 £575 - 1
Oxfordshire -25 1 £390 - 3
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
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England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 66 (47.83%) Firewall
2 57 (41.30%) Windows
3 52 (37.68%) Cisco
4 43 (31.16%) VPN
5 40 (28.99%) SQL
5 40 (28.99%) SQL Server
5 40 (28.99%) CheckPoint
6 39 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (26.09%) MPLS
8 35 (25.36%) BGP
9 34 (24.64%) Cisco ASA
10 33 (23.91%) IPsec
11 31 (22.46%) Juniper
11 31 (22.46%) SAN
12 30 (21.74%) Linux
13 29 (21.01%) OSPF
13 29 (21.01%) VMware
13 29 (21.01%) F5
14 26 (18.84%) Security Cleared
14 26 (18.84%) DNS
15 24 (17.39%) Active Directory
15 24 (17.39%) SNMP
15 24 (17.39%) Network Management
16 23 (16.67%) VoIP
17 22 (15.94%) CCIE
17 22 (15.94%) Microsoft
17 22 (15.94%) Nokia
17 22 (15.94%) Performance Tuning
18 21 (15.22%) Cisco PIX
18 21 (15.22%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 19 (13.77%) Apache
2 17 (12.32%) IIS
3 11 (7.97%) WebLogic
4 9 (6.52%) Tomcat
5 8 (5.80%) Lync
6 7 (5.07%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.62%) nginx
8 4 (2.90%) GlassFish
8 4 (2.90%) Oracle 10gAS
9 3 (2.17%) JBoss
10 1 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.72%) Drupal
10 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.72%) Resin
10 1 (0.72%) Confluence
10 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.90%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 66 (47.83%) Firewall
2 43 (31.16%) VPN
3 36 (26.09%) MPLS
4 35 (25.36%) BGP
5 34 (24.64%) Cisco ASA
6 33 (23.91%) IPsec
7 31 (22.46%) SAN
8 29 (21.01%) OSPF
9 26 (18.84%) DNS
10 24 (17.39%) SNMP
11 23 (16.67%) VoIP
12 21 (15.22%) Cisco PIX
13 19 (13.77%) WAN
14 18 (13.04%) FWSM
15 17 (12.32%) Network Security
15 17 (12.32%) LAN
15 17 (12.32%) Ethernet
16 16 (11.59%) TCP/IP
17 15 (10.87%) SSL
18 13 (9.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 17 (12.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.97%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (6.52%) EDRMS
5 7 (5.07%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.35%) MySQL
7 5 (3.62%) DB2
8 4 (2.90%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.72%) DataStax
10 1 (0.72%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 6 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.62%) Subversion
3 3 (2.17%) JIRA
4 2 (1.45%) Maven
4 2 (1.45%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.45%) JMeter
4 2 (1.45%) RSpec
4 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (15.22%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.80%) Finance
3 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.45%) Banking
3 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (18.12%) Architect
2 24 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 18 (13.04%) Design Engineer
4 17 (12.32%) IP Engineer
5 11 (7.97%) Technical Architect
6 10 (7.25%) Consultant
6 10 (7.25%) Security Engineer
7 9 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) Analyst
8 8 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.80%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Administrator
9 6 (4.35%) Designer
9 6 (4.35%) Infrastructure Designer
10 5 (3.62%) DBA
10 5 (3.62%) Developer
11 4 (2.90%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.90%) Network Consultant
11 4 (2.90%) Programmer
11 4 (2.90%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.70%) .NET
2 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET
2 7 (5.07%) Silverlight
3 5 (3.62%) LAMP
3 5 (3.62%) Regular Expression
4 4 (2.90%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (2.90%) CSS
4 4 (2.90%) Web Services
4 4 (2.90%) J2EE
4 4 (2.90%) Middleware
5 2 (1.45%) HTML
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (1.45%) JNDI
6 1 (0.72%) Java EE
6 1 (0.72%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.72%) jQuery
6 1 (0.72%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.22%) Clustering
2 9 (6.52%) Open Source
3 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.17%) Statistics
6 2 (1.45%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.72%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 57 (41.30%) Windows
2 30 (21.74%) Linux
3 15 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (6.52%) CentOS
7 8 (5.80%) UNIX
8 5 (3.62%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (3.62%) SUSE
8 5 (3.62%) AIX
8 5 (3.62%) HPUX
9 3 (2.17%) Debian
9 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.39%) Network Management
2 22 (15.94%) Performance Tuning
3 19 (13.77%) Network Architecture
4 15 (10.87%) Network Design
5 13 (9.42%) Change Management
6 9 (6.52%) Validation
7 8 (5.80%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (5.07%) Project Management
9 6 (4.35%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.35%) Workflow
9 6 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.62%) Scrum
10 5 (3.62%) ITIL
10 5 (3.62%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.62%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.62%) DevOps
11 4 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (2.90%) Load Testing
11 4 (2.90%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.99%) SQL
2 8 (5.80%) Java
2 8 (5.80%) Shell Script
3 7 (5.07%) C#
4 5 (3.62%) PHP
4 5 (3.62%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.17%) Perl
5 3 (2.17%) Python
5 3 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.72%) Ruby
7 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.72%) VBScript
7 1 (0.72%) C
7 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (18.84%) Security Cleared
3 22 (15.94%) CCIE
4 19 (13.77%) CCNP
5 16 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (10.14%) SC Cleared
7 10 (7.25%) CCDP
7 10 (7.25%) MCTS
8 9 (6.52%) CISSP
9 8 (5.80%) CCNA
10 7 (5.07%) Check Point Certification
10 7 (5.07%) CCSP
11 6 (4.35%) MCSE
12 4 (2.90%) DV Cleared
13 3 (2.17%) Degree
14 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.45%) CCVP
15 1 (0.72%) CCSE
15 1 (0.72%) JNCIP
15 1 (0.72%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.42%) SLA
2 6 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 11 (7.97%) Forefront TMG
3 11 (7.97%) UAG
3 11 (7.97%) ISA Server
4 10 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (6.52%) vSphere
6 5 (3.62%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.62%) FreeRADIUS
7 4 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (2.90%) Firmware
8 3 (2.17%) ProxySG
8 3 (2.17%) XenApp
8 3 (2.17%) Varnish
8 3 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.45%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (8.70%) SCCM
2 11 (7.97%) SCOM
3 7 (5.07%) Puppet
4 6 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (3.62%) CA Spectrum
5 5 (3.62%) Nagios
6 4 (2.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (2.17%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (2.17%) Zenoss
8 2 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.45%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.72%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.72%) WSUS
9 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.72%) Cacti
9 1 (0.72%) Munin
Vendors
1 52 (37.68%) Cisco
2 40 (28.99%) CheckPoint
3 31 (22.46%) Juniper
4 29 (21.01%) VMware
4 29 (21.01%) F5
5 22 (15.94%) Nokia
5 22 (15.94%) Microsoft
6 21 (15.22%) Oracle
7 17 (12.32%) Redback
8 16 (11.59%) Radware
9 12 (8.70%) SolarWinds
10 11 (7.97%) Citrix
11 8 (5.80%) Huawei
12 7 (5.07%) Red Hat
13 6 (4.35%) Blue Coat
13 6 (4.35%) IBM
14 5 (3.62%) Ericsson
14 5 (3.62%) CA
14 5 (3.62%) Splunk
15 4 (2.90%) TippingPoint
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