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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 81 84 71
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 10 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.71% 0.24% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.32% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 11
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£516 £415 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.39% +22.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £213 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £643 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £155.00 -
% change year-on-year
-85.48% -
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
1118 931 965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 79.23% 74.24% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 496 483
Average daily rate £400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 66
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £175.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Woking - 3 £280 -
Camberley - - - -
Egham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Staines - - - - 2
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) SAN
3 15 (45.45%) Firewall
3 15 (45.45%) VMware
3 15 (45.45%) F5
4 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
4 14 (42.42%) VPN
5 13 (39.39%) Cisco
5 13 (39.39%) Hyper-V
6 12 (36.36%) SCCM
6 12 (36.36%) SCOM
6 12 (36.36%) MPLS
6 12 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (33.33%) Network Architecture
7 11 (33.33%) UAG
7 11 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 11 (33.33%) SolarWinds
8 10 (30.30%) SQL
8 10 (30.30%) ISA Server
8 10 (30.30%) Nokia
8 10 (30.30%) BGP
8 10 (30.30%) Forefront TMG
9 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (27.27%) IPsec
9 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
10 8 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (24.24%) Ethernet
10 8 (24.24%) SNMP
10 8 (24.24%) Network Management

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (12.12%) Apache
1 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.09%) JBoss
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.06%) Lync
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) SAN
2 15 (45.45%) Firewall
3 14 (42.42%) VPN
4 12 (36.36%) MPLS
5 10 (30.30%) BGP
6 9 (27.27%) IPsec
7 8 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (24.24%) Ethernet
7 8 (24.24%) SNMP
8 7 (21.21%) DNS
8 7 (21.21%) VoIP
9 6 (18.18%) OSPF
9 6 (18.18%) VRRP
9 6 (18.18%) UMTS
9 6 (18.18%) LTE
9 6 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (18.18%) FWSM
9 6 (18.18%) HSRP
10 5 (15.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (15.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Architect
2 9 (27.27%) Technical Architect
3 8 (24.24%) Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) IP Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Design Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Firewall Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Support
7 2 (6.06%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Network Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Network Technical Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
1 1 (3.03%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) IVR
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) CentOS
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 8 (24.24%) Network Management
4 6 (18.18%) Validation
5 5 (15.15%) Network Design
6 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 4 (12.12%) Change Management
6 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (9.09%) ITIL
8 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Management
9 1 (3.03%) DevOps
9 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
9 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.21%) CCIE
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.12%) MCSE
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) CCSP
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CCDP
5 1 (3.03%) CISSP
5 1 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Hyper-V
2 11 (33.33%) UAG
2 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (30.30%) ISA Server
3 10 (30.30%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (15.15%) XenDesktop
6 3 (9.09%) vSphere
7 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) SCCM
1 12 (36.36%) SCOM
2 2 (6.06%) Nagios
2 2 (6.06%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) VMware
1 15 (45.45%) F5
2 13 (39.39%) Cisco
3 11 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 11 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 10 (30.30%) Nokia
5 7 (21.21%) Juniper
6 6 (18.18%) Radware
6 6 (18.18%) Redback
6 6 (18.18%) Huawei
7 5 (15.15%) Blue Coat
7 5 (15.15%) TippingPoint
8 4 (12.12%) Oracle
8 4 (12.12%) Ericsson
9 2 (6.06%) CommVault
9 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.03%) LogLogic
10 1 (3.03%) NetScout
10 1 (3.03%) Tradeweb
10 1 (3.03%) Riverbed