Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 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
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 148 169
Rank change year-on-year -49 +21 +5
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 12 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 1.01% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 1.24% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 31 31
East of England median daily rate £520 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +33.33% +14.50%
10th Percentile £485 £310 £225
90th Percentile £563 £588 £475
England median daily rate £500 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.41 £55.00 £41.61
% change year-on-year -71.99% +32.18% +25.14%

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4263 3966 4607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.60% 81.39% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2456 2303 2684
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £232
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 317 397
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +34.74% -1.53%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.44
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Load Balancing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in the East of England

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in the East of England

Load Balancing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Load Balancing in the East of England

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Suffolk +14 8 £520 -3.21%
Cambridgeshire -15 4 - -
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East of England region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
2 7 (58.33%) Network Optimisation
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Clustering
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (58.33%) NAS
2 7 (58.33%) High Availability
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) Middleware
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) IIS
4 4 (33.33%) Identity Management
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) SIEM
4 4 (33.33%) Secure Coding
4 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (25.00%) Service Management
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (16.67%) CCIE

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (8.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
1 7 (58.33%) NAS
1 7 (58.33%) SAN
1 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (16.67%) French Language
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Integration Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) React
2 1 (8.33%) Redux
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (58.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) High Availability
1 7 (58.33%) Network Optimisation
2 4 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Secure Coding
2 4 (33.33%) SIEM
2 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Data Privacy
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) API Development
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCIE
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Citrix
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) AlgoSec
3 2 (16.67%) Tufin
4 1 (8.33%) F5