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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 98 120
Rank change year-on-year -34 +22  
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 4 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.17% 1.26% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 1.57% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 26 21
Median daily rate - £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +7.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +66.66% -2.50%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1960 2043 2442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.34% 80.15% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 1179 1461
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 153 177
Median hourly rate £33.00 £27.62 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.47% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Suffolk +5 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -6 1 - - 4
Norfolk - 1 - -
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 13 (50.00%) WAN
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) High Availability
4 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
5 9 (34.62%) LAN
5 9 (34.62%) Firewall
5 9 (34.62%) VMware
5 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (26.92%) Linux
7 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 6 (23.08%) SAN
7 6 (23.08%) Middleware
7 6 (23.08%) Clustering
7 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
8 5 (19.23%) IaaS
8 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
8 5 (19.23%) Network Optimisation
8 5 (19.23%) Secure Coding
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (19.23%) NAS
8 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (19.23%) Service Management
8 5 (19.23%) Citrix
8 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
8 5 (19.23%) DNS

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 (19.23%) IIS
2 4 (15.38%) JBoss
3 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (7.69%) CMS
4 2 (7.69%) Umbraco
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (19.23%) IaaS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) WAN
2 9 (34.62%) Firewall
2 9 (34.62%) LAN
3 6 (23.08%) SAN
4 5 (19.23%) DNS
4 5 (19.23%) NAS
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (7.69%) HTTP
6 1 (3.85%) BGP
6 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.85%) FCoE
6 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security
6 1 (3.85%) OSPF
6 1 (3.85%) SNMP
6 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Bower
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
1 4 (15.38%) French Language
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (11.54%) AWS Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Environment Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Test Environment Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Middleware
2 4 (15.38%) Java EE
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) JSON
4 1 (3.85%) Laravel
4 1 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Clustering
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) AS400
2 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Unix
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) High Availability
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
3 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Network Optimisation
3 5 (19.23%) Secure Coding
3 5 (19.23%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) Defect Management
5 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
5 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
5 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Open Source
6 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (7.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
1 3 (11.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) F5
5 2 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Brocade
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) ReadSoft
6 1 (3.85%) Remedy
6 1 (3.85%) Temenos
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
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