The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Load Balancing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 80 104 121
Rank change year-on-year +24 +17  
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 21 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.13% 0.90% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.12% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 3
Median daily rate £450 £390 £307
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +27.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +43.33%  

Load Balancing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1492 1969 2182
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.56% 80.33% 75.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 1017 1138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 46 54
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% -34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £85.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Berkshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Berkshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in Berkshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Load Balancing in Berkshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +18 9 £410 +2.50% 1
Maidenhead -2 6 £500 - 1
Slough - 2 £453 -
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 15 (30.61%) Windows
1 15 (30.61%) HTTP
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.57%) DNS
2 14 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (24.49%) Firewall
3 12 (24.49%) SMTP
3 12 (24.49%) Public Cloud
4 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
4 11 (22.45%) Office 365
4 11 (22.45%) Migration
4 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (20.41%) Patch Management
6 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
6 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
6 9 (18.37%) Problem Management
6 9 (18.37%) Python
6 9 (18.37%) Web Services
7 8 (16.33%) Project Management
7 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
7 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (16.33%) Skype
8 7 (14.29%) Ansible
8 7 (14.29%) Service Management
8 7 (14.29%) QA
8 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 7 (14.29%) Product Management
8 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 7 (14.29%) Cisco

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (6.12%) JBoss
2 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (22.45%) Office 365
3 2 (4.08%) IaaS
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) PaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) HTTP
2 14 (28.57%) DNS
3 12 (24.49%) Firewall
3 12 (24.49%) SMTP
4 8 (16.33%) Skype
5 6 (12.24%) WAN
6 5 (10.20%) LAN
6 5 (10.20%) SNMP
6 5 (10.20%) VPN
6 5 (10.20%) Wireless
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (6.12%) BGP
8 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (6.12%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (6.12%) MPLS
8 3 (6.12%) NetScaler
8 3 (6.12%) Network Security
8 3 (6.12%) SSH
9 2 (4.08%) OSPF
9 2 (4.08%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Consultant
2 11 (22.45%) Exchange Consultant
3 10 (20.41%) Exchange Migration Consultant
3 10 (20.41%) Migration Consultant
4 9 (18.37%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Network Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Office 365 Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Designer
7 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (4.08%) BPM Designer
8 2 (4.08%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Test Environment Manager
8 2 (4.08%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) Web Services
2 3 (6.12%) Java EE
3 2 (4.08%) Middleware
3 2 (4.08%) REST
3 2 (4.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.04%) .NET
4 1 (2.04%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Public Cloud
2 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.20%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.12%) CMDB
4 3 (6.12%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) AS400
5 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.20%) Linux
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
1 11 (22.45%) Migration
2 10 (20.41%) Patch Management
3 9 (18.37%) Problem Management
4 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.33%) Project Management
5 7 (14.29%) Product Management
5 7 (14.29%) Service Management
6 6 (12.24%) High Availability
6 6 (12.24%) ITIL
6 6 (12.24%) Scrum
7 4 (8.16%) Change Management
7 4 (8.16%) Network Management
8 3 (6.12%) Defect Management
8 3 (6.12%) DevOps
8 3 (6.12%) Information Management
8 3 (6.12%) Network Design
8 3 (6.12%) Process Improvement
9 2 (4.08%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) Python
2 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 6 (12.24%) Java
4 3 (6.12%) Perl
4 3 (6.12%) SQL
5 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.20%) CCNA
2 5 (10.20%) CCNP
3 3 (6.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.08%) CCIE
4 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) CCDA
5 1 (2.04%) CCVP
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) ProxySG
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) KVM
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Ansible
2 3 (6.12%) OPNET
3 1 (2.04%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) PowerCLI
3 1 (2.04%) Puppet
3 1 (2.04%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (2.04%) TrustSec
3 1 (2.04%) vMotion
3 1 (2.04%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) Cisco
3 6 (12.24%) F5
4 5 (10.20%) Mashery
4 5 (10.20%) TIBCO
5 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.16%) Citrix
5 4 (8.16%) Juniper
5 4 (8.16%) VMware
6 3 (6.12%) Arista
6 3 (6.12%) Blue Coat
6 3 (6.12%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.12%) Riverbed
6 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.04%) BMC
7 1 (2.04%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.04%) Lancope
7 1 (2.04%) Mitel
7 1 (2.04%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.04%) Splunk
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