The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Surrey region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 86 73 101
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +28
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 4 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.28% 0.79% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 1.08% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £241 £344 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £32.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+376.92% -43.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1071 930 1181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 74.38% 73.17% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 465 644
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 51 65
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £15.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Load Balancing
South East

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 2 - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Staines - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Intel
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) UMTS
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) SNMP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 2 (28.57%) IPsec
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
3 2 (28.57%) Nokia
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) RSVP
3 2 (28.57%) VRRP
3 2 (28.57%) Radware
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Redback
3 2 (28.57%) Huawei
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Validation

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) SNMP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) RSVP
3 2 (28.57%) VRRP
3 2 (28.57%) IPsec
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) LTE
3 2 (28.57%) FWSM
3 2 (28.57%) HSRP
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
1 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCIE
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Sun
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Intel
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
2 2 (28.57%) Nokia
2 2 (28.57%) Radware
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Redback
2 2 (28.57%) Huawei
3 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Nortel
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya