Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 21 November 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 54 72
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18 -19
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 1 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.14% 0.65% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.78% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 16
Cambridge median daily rate - £345 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.12% -16.91%
Cambridgeshire median daily rate - £345 £283
% change year-on-year - +22.12% -15.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 590 513 798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 83.69% 82.74% 83.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 261 541
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £215 £250 £263
90th Percentile £564 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
% change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 54 32
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.50 £39.38 £38.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +1.29% +41.36%
10th Percentile £17.09 £14.63 £14.18
90th Percentile £52.88 £58.00 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +4.00% +111.27% -35.45%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Cambridge

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco