The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 84 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 9 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.60% 0.69% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.91% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Average daily rate
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£488 £415 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% +22.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £415 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Load Balancing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1122 993 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 74.40% 75.63% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 576 510
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 68
Average hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.25 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £127.50 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Woking - 2 £280 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Camberley - - - -
Egham - - - -
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 19 (55.88%) F5
2 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Firewall
3 15 (44.12%) VPN
3 15 (44.12%) SAN
4 14 (41.18%) Cisco
4 14 (41.18%) MPLS
4 14 (41.18%) VMware
4 14 (41.18%) Hyper-V
5 13 (38.24%) SCCM
5 13 (38.24%) SCOM
5 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
5 13 (38.24%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 12 (35.29%) Nokia
6 12 (35.29%) CheckPoint
6 12 (35.29%) BGP
6 12 (35.29%) Network Architecture
6 12 (35.29%) UAG
7 11 (32.35%) SolarWinds
7 11 (32.35%) ISA Server
7 11 (32.35%) SQL
7 11 (32.35%) Forefront TMG
8 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (26.47%) IPsec
10 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
10 8 (23.53%) OSPF
10 8 (23.53%) Juniper
10 8 (23.53%) CCIE

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (5.88%) JBoss
1 2 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (5.88%) Lync
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) Firewall
2 15 (44.12%) VPN
2 15 (44.12%) SAN
3 14 (41.18%) MPLS
4 12 (35.29%) BGP
5 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (26.47%) IPsec
7 8 (23.53%) OSPF
7 8 (23.53%) Ethernet
7 8 (23.53%) SNMP
8 6 (17.65%) UMTS
8 6 (17.65%) VoIP
8 6 (17.65%) VRRP
8 6 (17.65%) NetScreen
8 6 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (17.65%) LTE
8 6 (17.65%) Junos
8 6 (17.65%) FWSM
8 6 (17.65%) HSRP
8 6 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Architect
2 10 (29.41%) Technical Architect
3 9 (26.47%) Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Design Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) IP Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Network Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Security Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Firewall Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Network Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) CentOS
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (35.29%) Network Architecture
3 8 (23.53%) Network Management
4 6 (17.65%) Project Management
4 6 (17.65%) Validation
5 5 (14.71%) Change Management
6 4 (11.76%) Network Design
6 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL
8 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (2.94%) Black-Box Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.94%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (23.53%) CCIE
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (14.71%) MCSE
4 3 (8.82%) CCNP
4 3 (8.82%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) CCNA
5 1 (2.94%) CCDP
5 1 (2.94%) CCSP
5 1 (2.94%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Hyper-V
2 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 12 (35.29%) UAG
3 11 (32.35%) Forefront TMG
3 11 (32.35%) ISA Server
4 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (14.71%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.88%) vSphere
6 1 (2.94%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) SCCM
1 13 (38.24%) SCOM
2 2 (5.88%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) F5
2 14 (41.18%) VMware
2 14 (41.18%) Cisco
3 12 (35.29%) Nokia
3 12 (35.29%) CheckPoint
4 11 (32.35%) SolarWinds
5 8 (23.53%) Juniper
6 6 (17.65%) Radware
6 6 (17.65%) Redback
6 6 (17.65%) Blue Coat
6 6 (17.65%) Huawei
6 6 (17.65%) TippingPoint
7 4 (11.76%) Ericsson
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle
8 2 (5.88%) CommVault
8 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.94%) HP
9 1 (2.94%) Citrix
9 1 (2.94%) Riverbed