Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 155 160
Rank change year-on-year +19 +5 -7
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 27 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.76% 0.44% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.54% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 18
Hampshire median daily rate £403 £330 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.97% -8.97% -3.33%
10th Percentile £363 £306 £249
90th Percentile £440 £368 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - +22.22% +5.88%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2839 3125 3654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 79.97% 80.35% 82.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1687 2014 2248
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 163 193
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +17.02%
10th Percentile £12.24 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.93 £56.75 £48.65
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Load Balancing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 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
Winchester - 7 £400 -
Basingstoke - 4 £305 -
Hook +11 2 £400 +29.03%
Southampton +8 2 £394 +28.05% 1
Aldershot - 2 - -
Load Balancing
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 18 (66.67%) Firewall
2 17 (62.96%) Linux
3 16 (59.26%) DNS
4 15 (55.56%) Cisco
5 14 (51.85%) Citrix
5 14 (51.85%) Network Security
6 12 (44.44%) NetScaler
6 12 (44.44%) Extreme Networks
6 12 (44.44%) Customer Requirements
6 12 (44.44%) Dell
6 12 (44.44%) CheckPoint
6 12 (44.44%) SSL
7 11 (40.74%) Wireless
7 11 (40.74%) F5
8 10 (37.04%) Regular Expression
8 10 (37.04%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (37.04%) Email Filtering
8 10 (37.04%) VMware
9 9 (33.33%) Internet
9 9 (33.33%) Windows
9 9 (33.33%) DHCP
9 9 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (29.63%) CentOS
10 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
10 8 (29.63%) Fault Analysis
11 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
11 7 (25.93%) Integration Testing
11 7 (25.93%) EMC

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 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) Firewall
2 16 (59.26%) DNS
3 14 (51.85%) Network Security
4 12 (44.44%) NetScaler
4 12 (44.44%) SSL
5 11 (40.74%) Wireless
6 9 (33.33%) DHCP
6 9 (33.33%) Internet
7 4 (14.81%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (14.81%) SAN
8 3 (11.11%) LTE
8 3 (11.11%) MPLS
9 2 (7.41%) BGP
9 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (7.41%) IPsec
9 2 (7.41%) OSPF
10 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (3.70%) LAN
10 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (11.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MSI
General
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Network Integration Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) IT Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Regular Expression
2 2 (7.41%) CGI
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) RAML
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) Sensu
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (29.63%) CentOS
3 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.41%) AIX
5 2 (7.41%) Solaris
5 2 (7.41%) Unix
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Customer Requirements
2 10 (37.04%) Email Filtering
2 10 (37.04%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 8 (29.63%) Fault Analysis
5 7 (25.93%) Integration Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Change Management
6 4 (14.81%) High Availability
7 2 (7.41%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (7.41%) Customer-Centricity
8 1 (3.70%) Analytics
8 1 (3.70%) DevOps
8 1 (3.70%) DRM
8 1 (3.70%) ITSM
8 1 (3.70%) Microservices
8 1 (3.70%) Scrum
8 1 (3.70%) Server Building
8 1 (3.70%) Threat Modelling
8 1 (3.70%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (11.11%) CCNP
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCIE
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) Citrix
3 12 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 12 (44.44%) Dell
3 12 (44.44%) Extreme Networks
4 11 (40.74%) F5
5 10 (37.04%) VMware
6 7 (25.93%) EMC
7 5 (18.52%) Brocade
7 5 (18.52%) Fortinet
8 3 (11.11%) Remedy
9 2 (7.41%) Infoblox
9 2 (7.41%) Motorola
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle
9 2 (7.41%) Symantec
9 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
10 1 (3.70%) BMC
10 1 (3.70%) Red Hat