Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 103 82
Rank change year-on-year +21 -21 +21
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 15 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.19% 1.12% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.33% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £400 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -21.95% +20.59%
10th Percentile £361 £400 £475
90th Percentile £414 £424 £544
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £400 £500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00% +17.65%
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 1,112 1,503 1,081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 88.39% 84.49% 86.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 778 640
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -4.19% +8.44%
10th Percentile £238 £263 £225
90th Percentile £614 £527 £563
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £408
% change year-on-year +3.75% -1.84% +8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 53 38
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% - -
10th Percentile £10.55 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.02 £24.80 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.83 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +12.20% -7.06%

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 12 December 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 13 (86.67%) DevOps
2 12 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 12 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Linux
4 10 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (66.67%) Firewall
4 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 10 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (66.67%) JIRA
4 10 (66.67%) Selenium
4 10 (66.67%) Confluence
4 10 (66.67%) MongoDB
4 10 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (66.67%) Redis
4 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 10 (66.67%) NuoDB
5 9 (60.00%) OpenStack
5 9 (60.00%) IaaS
5 9 (60.00%) OpenShift
5 9 (60.00%) PaaS
5 9 (60.00%) IBM
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) VBScript
7 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) Umbraco
7 3 (20.00%) EPiServer
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (20.00%) CMS

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 10 (66.67%) Confluence
2 9 (60.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (20.00%) CMS
3 3 (20.00%) EPiServer
3 3 (20.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (60.00%) IaaS
2 9 (60.00%) OpenShift
2 9 (60.00%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 10 (66.67%) NuoDB
1 10 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (66.67%) Redis
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (66.67%) JIRA
2 10 (66.67%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Pega Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Product Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Product Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) Velocity
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) DevOps
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) eTOM
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (20.00%) VBScript
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 9 (60.00%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) New Relic
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Pega