Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 108 101
Rank change year-on-year +24 -7 +17
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 39 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.88% 0.72% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 0.86% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 £513 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.76% +28.53% +6.33%
10th Percentile £383 £423 £388
90th Percentile £493 £629 £412
South East median daily rate £470 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +10.59% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year - +27.91% +22.86%

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 1,719 1,628 1,683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.64% 83.32% 85.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 790 902
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +12.28%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 49 37
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.28 £16.00 £14.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.78% +8.33% -13.12%
10th Percentile £10.33 £9.00 £10.65
90th Percentile £48.00 £77.50 £44.05
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +7.14% -11.58% +5.56%

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 2018. 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 +11 31 £475 -5.00% 1
High Wycombe - 1 £413 -
Load Balancing
South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 27 (69.23%) Firewall
2 26 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (64.10%) DevOps
3 25 (64.10%) IBM
4 24 (61.54%) MongoDB
5 23 (58.97%) Linux
5 23 (58.97%) Git (software)
6 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (56.41%) PaaS
6 22 (56.41%) IaaS
6 22 (56.41%) Jenkins
7 21 (53.85%) Redis
7 21 (53.85%) OpenStack
7 21 (53.85%) Confluence
7 21 (53.85%) RabbitMQ
7 21 (53.85%) NuoDB
7 21 (53.85%) OpenShift
7 21 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (53.85%) JIRA
7 21 (53.85%) Selenium
7 21 (53.85%) Red Hat
8 16 (41.03%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (28.21%) F5
10 10 (25.64%) Cisco
10 10 (25.64%) DNS
10 10 (25.64%) LAN
11 9 (23.08%) Banking
12 8 (20.51%) Finance
12 8 (20.51%) VLAN
12 8 (20.51%) WAN

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 21 (53.85%) Confluence
1 21 (53.85%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) nginx
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.56%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.56%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 26 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (56.41%) IaaS
2 22 (56.41%) PaaS
3 21 (53.85%) OpenShift
4 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.56%) GitHub
5 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (69.23%) Firewall
2 10 (25.64%) DNS
2 10 (25.64%) LAN
3 8 (20.51%) VLAN
3 8 (20.51%) WAN
4 7 (17.95%) BGP
5 6 (15.38%) DHCP
6 5 (12.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (12.82%) OSPF
6 5 (12.82%) SSL
6 5 (12.82%) Wireless
7 4 (10.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (10.26%) VPN
8 3 (7.69%) MPLS
8 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.13%) BIG-IP
9 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.56%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (2.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (61.54%) MongoDB
2 21 (53.85%) NuoDB
2 21 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (53.85%) Redis
3 2 (5.13%) Big Data
3 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.56%) DB2
4 1 (2.56%) GIS
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (58.97%) Git (software)
2 22 (56.41%) Jenkins
3 21 (53.85%) JIRA
3 21 (53.85%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (23.08%) Banking
2 8 (20.51%) Finance
3 6 (15.38%) International Banking
3 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Network Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Data Network Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Data Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (12.82%) DevOps Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Big Data Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Development Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Data Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 3 (7.69%) Middleware
3 2 (5.13%) Kafka
3 2 (5.13%) SAML
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.56%) ISPF
4 1 (2.56%) J2EE
4 1 (2.56%) Java EE
4 1 (2.56%) LAMP
4 1 (2.56%) Spring
4 1 (2.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) CentOS
4 1 (2.56%) DC/OS
4 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) DevOps
2 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (41.03%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (17.95%) Process Improvement
4 7 (17.95%) Release Management
4 7 (17.95%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL
6 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) Analytics
8 1 (2.56%) High Availability
8 1 (2.56%) Microservices
8 1 (2.56%) Open Source
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.56%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (2.56%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Python
2 4 (10.26%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.56%) JCL
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) REXX
4 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.95%) CCNP
3 5 (12.82%) CCIE
4 4 (10.26%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (5.13%) CCNA
6 1 (2.56%) CCIP
6 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
1 1 (2.56%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Ansible
2 2 (5.13%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.56%) Kibana
3 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.56%) logstash
3 1 (2.56%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) IBM
2 21 (53.85%) Red Hat
3 11 (28.21%) F5
4 10 (25.64%) Cisco
5 3 (7.69%) Juniper
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle
6 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.13%) Google
6 2 (5.13%) Infoblox
6 2 (5.13%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.56%) ATG
7 1 (2.56%) BMC
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.56%) Demandware
7 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.56%) hybris
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.56%) Percona
7 1 (2.56%) SAP