The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 48 56 65
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9  
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.93% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.40% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 424 501 527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 78.96% 80.55% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 298 268
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 36 57
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +78.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Cambridgeshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in Cambridgeshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 4 £225 -
Huntingdon - 1 £500 -
Load Balancing
East of England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 4 (66.67%) Java EE
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) JBoss
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
3 3 (50.00%) GDPR
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) Temenos
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 4 (66.67%) JBoss
2 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Environment Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Environment Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Conflict Management
3 1 (16.67%) Decision Quality
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Secure Coding
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (50.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Temenos