Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 141 159
Rank change year-on-year -39 +18 +16
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 12 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.26% 0.94% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 1.14% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 18
East of England median daily rate £438 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.62% +23.53% +26.87%
10th Percentile £300 £318 £317
90th Percentile £575 £623 £575
England median daily rate £525 £445 £420
% change year-on-year +17.98% +5.95% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.70 £55.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -53.27% +27.91% +7.50%

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 3,934 3,683 4,049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.04% 82.47% 79.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,256 2,164 2,369
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 268 379
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £12.13 £13.50 £12.63
90th Percentile £51.88 £47.92 £50.68
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.76% +5.26% +16.74%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 February 2018. 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 +9 7 £557 +3.53%
Hertfordshire -18 3 £300 -26.83% 12
Essex +3 1 £563 -2.17% 3
Bedfordshire -19 1 - -
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 9 (75.00%) Citrix
1 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (58.33%) NAS
3 7 (58.33%) Clustering
3 7 (58.33%) SAN
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Network Optimisation
3 7 (58.33%) High Availability
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) IIS
5 5 (41.67%) Middleware
5 5 (41.67%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) Migration
6 4 (33.33%) Secure Coding
7 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (25.00%) SIEM
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (25.00%) Identity Management
7 3 (25.00%) Legal
7 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (25.00%) French Language

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%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) LAN
1 8 (66.67%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) NAS
2 7 (58.33%) SAN
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (25.00%) French Language
1 3 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (58.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) High Availability
1 7 (58.33%) Network Optimisation
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Secure Coding
3 3 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) SIEM
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Data Privacy
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Citrix
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto