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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank - 44 38
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 0.49% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.60% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £250
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 Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 260 335 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 83.07% 82.11% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 209 156
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 15
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 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

Load Balancing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Secure Coding
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering

Load Balancing
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Secure Coding
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft