The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 43 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.27% 0.99% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.68%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
251 301 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 66.76% 74.69% 80.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 206 286
Average daily rate £325 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.10 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £49.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) LAN
3 7 (50.00%) Clustering
4 6 (42.86%) Firewall
5 5 (35.71%) VLAN
5 5 (35.71%) CCIE
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (35.71%) SAN
5 5 (35.71%) OSPF
5 5 (35.71%) BGP
6 4 (28.57%) CCNP
6 4 (28.57%) WLAN
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Network Design
6 4 (28.57%) Wireless
6 4 (28.57%) Replication
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) Citrix
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) Lync
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
7 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
7 3 (21.43%) MCPD

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (28.57%) Lync
2 1 (7.14%) FileNet
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) VLAN
3 5 (35.71%) SAN
3 5 (35.71%) OSPF
3 5 (35.71%) BGP
4 4 (28.57%) WLAN
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) Wireless
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (21.43%) DMZ
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security
7 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (7.14%) DHCP
7 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Network Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) AIX Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (28.57%) Replication
3 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Network Design
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCIE
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) MCPD
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) MCSE
3 3 (21.43%) MCDBA
3 3 (21.43%) MCP
3 3 (21.43%) MCSD
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) Avaya
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
3 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) IBM