Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 24 April 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 76 87
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 +18
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 34 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.13% 1.40% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 1.63% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £500 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +21.58% -3.24%
10th Percentile £406 £452 £393
90th Percentile £479 £549 £434
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -7.50% +25.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,344 1,168 1,238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 84.11% 85.95% 85.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 631 678
Milton Keynes median daily rate £422 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.38% - +13.39%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £554 £550 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 27 27
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £14.50 £13.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.10% +8.33% -10.77%
10th Percentile £8.92 £9.00 £10.40
90th Percentile £24.00 £38.75 £16.60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £14.89
% change year-on-year -7.69% +9.17% -0.77%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Milton Keynes

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 26 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (73.53%) IBM
2 25 (73.53%) DevOps
3 24 (70.59%) MongoDB
4 23 (67.65%) PaaS
4 23 (67.65%) IaaS
4 23 (67.65%) Git (software)
4 23 (67.65%) Linux
4 23 (67.65%) Firewall
4 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (64.71%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (64.71%) Red Hat
5 22 (64.71%) Selenium
5 22 (64.71%) JIRA
5 22 (64.71%) OpenShift
5 22 (64.71%) Redis
5 22 (64.71%) Jenkins
5 22 (64.71%) NuoDB
5 22 (64.71%) Confluence
5 22 (64.71%) RabbitMQ
5 22 (64.71%) OpenStack
6 16 (47.06%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (29.41%) Banking
8 8 (23.53%) Cisco
8 8 (23.53%) DNS
8 8 (23.53%) F5
9 7 (20.59%) International Banking
9 7 (20.59%) LAN
9 7 (20.59%) WAN
9 7 (20.59%) Python

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 22 (64.71%) Confluence
1 22 (64.71%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.94%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.94%) nginx
3 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 26 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (67.65%) IaaS
2 23 (67.65%) PaaS
3 22 (64.71%) OpenShift
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.94%) GitHub
5 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (67.65%) Firewall
2 8 (23.53%) DNS
3 7 (20.59%) LAN
3 7 (20.59%) WAN
4 6 (17.65%) DHCP
4 6 (17.65%) VLAN
5 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (8.82%) BGP
6 3 (8.82%) OSPF
6 3 (8.82%) Wireless
7 2 (5.88%) SSL
8 1 (2.94%) BIG-IP
8 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.94%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (70.59%) MongoDB
2 22 (64.71%) NuoDB
2 22 (64.71%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (64.71%) Redis
3 2 (5.88%) Big Data
3 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.94%) GIS
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (67.65%) Git (software)
2 22 (64.71%) Jenkins
2 22 (64.71%) JIRA
2 22 (64.71%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (29.41%) Banking
2 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) International Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.82%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 8 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (17.65%) Data Network Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) DevOps Manager
5 5 (14.71%) Data Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (8.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Big Data Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Development Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Data Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
2 3 (8.82%) Middleware
3 2 (5.88%) Kafka
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.94%) J2EE
4 1 (2.94%) Java EE
4 1 (2.94%) LAMP
4 1 (2.94%) SAML
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Clustering
1 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) DC/OS
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) DevOps
2 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) Process Improvement
4 4 (11.76%) Release Management
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Analytics
7 1 (2.94%) Decision-Making
7 1 (2.94%) High Availability
7 1 (2.94%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (2.94%) Microservices
7 1 (2.94%) Open Source
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.94%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) Python
2 4 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
3 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.76%) CCNP
3 3 (8.82%) CCIE
3 3 (8.82%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (2.94%) CCDA
4 1 (2.94%) CCDE
4 1 (2.94%) CCDP
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) IBM
2 22 (64.71%) Red Hat
3 8 (23.53%) Cisco
3 8 (23.53%) F5
4 3 (8.82%) Juniper
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle
5 2 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.94%) ATG
6 1 (2.94%) CA
6 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Demandware
6 1 (2.94%) Google
6 1 (2.94%) hybris
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) SAP