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 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 72 61 89
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +28
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 23 29 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.53% 2.19% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.89% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 1
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£400 £388 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +47.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.38% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -34.37%
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
1084 1002 892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 72.22% 75.62% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 626 487
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £246 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 33 44
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -14.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £14.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
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 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Egham - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Staines - - - -
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 17 (51.52%) MPLS
1 17 (51.52%) Firewall
2 16 (48.48%) F5
3 15 (45.45%) BGP
3 15 (45.45%) VPN
4 14 (42.42%) Cisco
4 14 (42.42%) Windows
5 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
5 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (39.39%) SAN
5 13 (39.39%) Nokia
5 13 (39.39%) Hyper-V
6 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (36.36%) VMware
6 12 (36.36%) Network Management
6 12 (36.36%) Network Architecture
6 12 (36.36%) IPsec
6 12 (36.36%) Telecoms
6 12 (36.36%) Juniper
6 12 (36.36%) SQL
6 12 (36.36%) Ethernet
6 12 (36.36%) SNMP
7 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 11 (33.33%) CCIE
7 11 (33.33%) OSPF
7 11 (33.33%) ISA Server
7 11 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
7 11 (33.33%) UAG
7 11 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (30.30%) SCCM

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (6.06%) JBoss
1 2 (6.06%) Apache
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) MPLS
1 17 (51.52%) Firewall
2 15 (45.45%) BGP
2 15 (45.45%) VPN
3 13 (39.39%) SAN
4 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (36.36%) IPsec
4 12 (36.36%) Ethernet
4 12 (36.36%) SNMP
5 11 (33.33%) OSPF
6 9 (27.27%) UMTS
6 9 (27.27%) LTE
6 9 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (27.27%) FWSM
7 8 (24.24%) HSRP
7 8 (24.24%) VoIP
7 8 (24.24%) RSVP
7 8 (24.24%) VRRP
8 5 (15.15%) Network Security
9 3 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Architect
2 9 (27.27%) Technical Architect
3 8 (24.24%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (21.21%) Design Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) IP Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Security Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Network Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) HPUX
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Network Management
1 12 (36.36%) Network Architecture
2 11 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (30.30%) Validation
4 3 (9.09%) Network Design
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (33.33%) CCIE
3 5 (15.15%) MCSE
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.09%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CCDP
5 1 (3.03%) CCSP
5 1 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Hyper-V
2 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) ISA Server
2 11 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
2 11 (33.33%) UAG
3 5 (15.15%) XenDesktop
4 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) SCCM
1 10 (30.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) F5
2 14 (42.42%) Cisco
3 13 (39.39%) Nokia
4 12 (36.36%) VMware
4 12 (36.36%) Juniper
5 10 (30.30%) SolarWinds
5 10 (30.30%) Huawei
5 10 (30.30%) Redback
5 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
5 10 (30.30%) Radware
6 7 (21.21%) Ericsson
7 3 (9.09%) TippingPoint
7 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle
8 2 (6.06%) CommVault
9 1 (3.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 1 (3.03%) IBM
9 1 (3.03%) Sun