Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 126 91
Rank change year-on-year +23 -35 +25
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 17 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.93% 0.36% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.44% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £550 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.76% +99.82% -35.29%
10th Percentile £362 £454 £263
90th Percentile £435 £760 £540
South East median daily rate £455 £430 £375
% change year-on-year +5.70% +14.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 1,570 1,830 1,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 86.03% 82.36% 84.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 860 817
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £405 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.13% -1.84% +8.67%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 84 55
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.44 £15.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.35% +8.62% -17.14%
10th Percentile £10.18 £9.51 £9.12
90th Percentile £44.50 £61.38 £44.60
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -2.17%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +24 16 £375 -23.43% 8
High Wycombe - 1 £413 -
Load Balancing
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 13 (76.47%) DevOps
3 12 (70.59%) Git (software)
4 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (64.71%) Linux
4 11 (64.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (58.82%) MongoDB
5 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
6 9 (52.94%) Redis
6 9 (52.94%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (52.94%) Confluence
6 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (52.94%) NuoDB
6 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
6 9 (52.94%) JIRA
6 9 (52.94%) Selenium
6 9 (52.94%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (47.06%) IBM
7 8 (47.06%) OpenShift
7 8 (47.06%) PaaS
7 8 (47.06%) OpenStack
7 8 (47.06%) IaaS
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (17.65%) Umbraco
9 3 (17.65%) EPiServer
9 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
9 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) CMS

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 9 (52.94%) Confluence
2 8 (47.06%) OpenStack
3 3 (17.65%) CMS
3 3 (17.65%) EPiServer
3 3 (17.65%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (47.06%) IaaS
2 8 (47.06%) OpenShift
2 8 (47.06%) PaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) BGP
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) MPLS
3 2 (11.76%) SSL
3 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.88%) HTTP
4 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) OSPF
4 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) SSH
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) MongoDB
2 9 (52.94%) NuoDB
2 9 (52.94%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (52.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Git (software)
2 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
3 9 (52.94%) JIRA
3 9 (52.94%) Selenium
4 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
5 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Product Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Product Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (17.65%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (5.88%) SAML
3 1 (5.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) DevOps
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Security
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Tech Ops
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
1 3 (17.65%) VBScript
2 2 (11.76%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNP
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.88%) Kibana
2 1 (5.88%) logstash
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
2 8 (47.06%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) Infoblox
4 2 (11.76%) New Relic
4 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.88%) Brocade
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Google
5 1 (5.88%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.88%) Percona
5 1 (5.88%) VMware