The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 22 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 113 100
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13  
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 4 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.22% 0.20% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.25% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 15
Median daily rate £381 £349 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.31% -0.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £337 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £546 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1455 1611 1798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.19% 80.15% 83.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 1026 1158
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 82 92
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.15 £57.50 £46.10
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 Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Hampshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Load Balancing in Hampshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Basingstoke - 2 - - 1
Hook +11 1 £413 +14.58%
Portsmouth - 1 £350 -
Load Balancing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 12 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 10 (62.50%) DNS
3 10 (62.50%) SSL
3 10 (62.50%) NetScaler
3 10 (62.50%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (56.25%) Extreme Networks
4 9 (56.25%) Network Security
4 9 (56.25%) Dell
4 9 (56.25%) Citrix
5 8 (50.00%) Wireless
5 8 (50.00%) Email Filtering
5 8 (50.00%) Web Filtering
5 8 (50.00%) Regular Expression
6 6 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (25.00%) Change Management
8 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
8 3 (18.75%) JBoss
8 3 (18.75%) Apache
8 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
9 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
9 2 (12.50%) Infoblox
9 2 (12.50%) Network Management
9 2 (12.50%) F5
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 2 (12.50%) Arista

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 3 (18.75%) Apache
1 3 (18.75%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) DNS
2 10 (62.50%) NetScaler
2 10 (62.50%) SSL
3 9 (56.25%) Network Security
4 8 (50.00%) Wireless
5 2 (12.50%) BGP
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 2 (12.50%) IPsec
5 2 (12.50%) MPLS
5 2 (12.50%) OSPF
5 2 (12.50%) TACACS
5 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Deployment Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (50.00%) Email Filtering
2 8 (50.00%) Web Filtering
3 6 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) Network Management
6 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNP
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) Citrix
3 9 (56.25%) Dell
3 9 (56.25%) Extreme Networks
4 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
5 2 (12.50%) Arista
5 2 (12.50%) F5
5 2 (12.50%) Infoblox
5 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
6 1 (6.25%) BMC
6 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.25%) Remedy