Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 87 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 - +76
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 4 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.29% 0.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.15% - -
East of England median daily rate £428 £425 £490
% change year-on-year +0.59% -13.27% -6.67%
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 1,142 1,315 1,258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 84.16% 81.88% 82.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 779 632
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £209 £213
90th Percentile £588 £569 £575
East of England median daily rate £445 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +1.71% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 91 65
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.14% -29.24%
10th Percentile £10.41 £11.18 £12.38
90th Percentile £47.35 £48.25 £45.60
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year - -42.15% +12.04%

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 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 23 October 2019. 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
Hatfield 0 1 - -
Watford -10 1 - - 1
St Albans - 1 £500 -
Load Balancing
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) AWS
3 2 (50.00%) PaaS
3 2 (50.00%) Aruba
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (50.00%) IaaS
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Google
3 2 (50.00%) Velocity
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) Physics
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) AIX

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 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Azure
2 2 (50.00%) GCP
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) GitLab
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SOA Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Velocity
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Decision-Making
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) ITSM
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) Physics
3 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (50.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Thought Leadership
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Ceph
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Grafana
1 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (50.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Aruba
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) IBM