Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 6 months to 22 October 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.

Load Balancing
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 88 113
Rank change year-on-year -32 +25 +8
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 10 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.45% 0.86% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.03% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £490 £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.09% -35.29% +21.43%
10th Percentile £409 £263 £396
90th Percentile £734 £540 £450
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £39.00

Load Balancing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1823 1458 2165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.31% 83.51% 81.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 810 1158
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £249
90th Percentile £538 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 48 64
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% +34.62%
10th Percentile £9.51 £9.00 £9.65
90th Percentile £58.38 £43.55 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £24.06 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.82% +0.25% +37.14%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Load Balancing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Buckinghamshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Buckinghamshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in Buckinghamshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -24 8 £430 -18.10% 1
Marlow - 1 £775 -
Load Balancing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) IaaS
3 3 (30.00%) NuoDB
3 3 (30.00%) OpenShift
3 3 (30.00%) PaaS
3 3 (30.00%) Confluence
3 3 (30.00%) Database Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (30.00%) Redis
3 3 (30.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) DB2
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (30.00%) Confluence
1 3 (30.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) IaaS
2 3 (30.00%) OpenShift
2 3 (30.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (10.00%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) BGP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (20.00%) OSPF
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (10.00%) FCoE
3 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (30.00%) NuoDB
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (30.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) International Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) DB2 DBA
1 3 (30.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) DB2 Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (20.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Database Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Task Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JCL
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) REXX
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCDA
3 1 (10.00%) CCDE
3 1 (10.00%) CCDP
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
1 2 (20.00%) MAINVIEW
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) BMC
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (10.00%) Aruba
4 1 (10.00%) Brocade
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper