Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 20 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 - 77
Rank change year-on-year - +77 +10
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 8 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.49% - 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% - 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 11
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 - £438
10th Percentile £281 - £310
90th Percentile £483 - £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £520 £500
% change year-on-year -18.31% +4.05% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £18.50 - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,334 1,280 1,075
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.69% 81.95% 78.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 646 617
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.72% +1.75%
10th Percentile £205 £204 £220
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +3.55% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 71 59
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.71 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.20% -30.00% +19.03%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.00 £10.60
90th Percentile £48.25 £46.50 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.84 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -40.53% -3.23% +30.53%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Hertfordshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Hertfordshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in Hertfordshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Load Balancing in Hertfordshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £425 -
Hatfield - 1 £438 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £220 -
Load Balancing
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) vRealize
3 4 (50.00%) vCenter Server
3 4 (50.00%) Task Automation
3 4 (50.00%) VMware NSX
3 4 (50.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) Docker
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Release Management
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) CCIE
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) OSPF
6 1 (12.50%) BGP
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
1 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Task Automation
1 4 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) R
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCIE
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE Data Center
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware NSX
1 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) vCenter Server
1 4 (50.00%) vRealize
1 4 (50.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
2 1 (12.50%) Kibana
2 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (12.50%) logstash
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) New Relic
3 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk