Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 76 101
Rank change year-on-year -14 +25 -11
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 28 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.70% 0.91% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.06% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £513 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +24.24% +10.00%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £525 £425
% change year-on-year -20.95% +23.53% +21.43%
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 1,380 1,042 1,465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.59% 85.83% 82.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 624 754
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +6.45% +10.71%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £529
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.96% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 31 44
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.71% +8.46%
10th Percentile £9.15 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.50 £38.75 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.84% +22.54%

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 21 January 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 19 (67.86%) IBM
2 18 (64.29%) Firewall
2 18 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (57.14%) PaaS
3 16 (57.14%) Confluence
3 16 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 16 (57.14%) MongoDB
3 16 (57.14%) RabbitMQ
3 16 (57.14%) Redis
3 16 (57.14%) OpenStack
3 16 (57.14%) IaaS
3 16 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 16 (57.14%) NuoDB
3 16 (57.14%) OpenShift
3 16 (57.14%) DevOps
3 16 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (57.14%) JIRA
3 16 (57.14%) Selenium
3 16 (57.14%) Linux
3 16 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 10 (35.71%) Banking
5 9 (32.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (32.14%) Cisco
6 8 (28.57%) F5
7 7 (25.00%) LAN
7 7 (25.00%) WAN
7 7 (25.00%) DNS
7 7 (25.00%) International Banking
8 6 (21.43%) Finance

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 16 (57.14%) Confluence
1 16 (57.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (57.14%) IaaS
2 16 (57.14%) OpenShift
2 16 (57.14%) PaaS
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) DNS
2 7 (25.00%) LAN
2 7 (25.00%) WAN
3 6 (21.43%) DHCP
4 5 (17.86%) VLAN
5 3 (10.71%) BGP
5 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (10.71%) OSPF
6 2 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (7.14%) Wireless
7 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.57%) MPLS
7 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) MongoDB
1 16 (57.14%) NuoDB
1 16 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
1 16 (57.14%) Redis
2 3 (10.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 16 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 16 (57.14%) JIRA
1 16 (57.14%) Selenium
General
1 10 (35.71%) Banking
2 7 (25.00%) International Banking
3 6 (21.43%) Finance
4 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Network Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (17.86%) Data Network Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) DevOps Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Data Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) DB2 DBA
6 3 (10.71%) DBA
6 3 (10.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Data Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 1 (3.57%) AWS DevOps
8 1 (3.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) DB2 Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (7.14%) ISPF
3 1 (3.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (57.14%) DevOps
2 9 (32.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (10.71%) Database Tuning
3 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
3 3 (10.71%) Release Management
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Network Design
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) Task Automation
5 1 (3.57%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) JCL
2 2 (7.14%) REXX
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) CCNP
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.71%) CCIE
2 3 (10.71%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 2 (7.14%) CCDA
3 2 (7.14%) CCDE
3 2 (7.14%) CCDP
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Ansible
2 2 (7.14%) MAINVIEW
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) IBM
2 16 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 9 (32.14%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) F5
5 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 4 (14.29%) Juniper
6 2 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (7.14%) BMC
6 2 (7.14%) CA
7 1 (3.57%) Brocade
7 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) HP