The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 3 months to 27 April 2017 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 55 54
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 0 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire - 0.35% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.47% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £288 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 13
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +71.05% -5.00%  

Load Balancing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 465 426 610
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 79.08% 73.70% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 322 402
Median daily rate £453 £410 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.36% -0.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 43
Median hourly rate £55.00 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +292.85% -44.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Oxfordshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Oxfordshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Load Balancing in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) Juniper
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
1 10 (90.91%) Network Security
1 10 (90.91%) Brocade
1 10 (90.91%) NetScaler
1 10 (90.91%) Kalman Filter
1 10 (90.91%) Data Centre
1 10 (90.91%) Palo Alto
1 10 (90.91%) F5
1 10 (90.91%) Web Filtering
2 8 (72.73%) Problem Management
2 8 (72.73%) HIPAA
2 8 (72.73%) Blue Coat
2 8 (72.73%) Intel Security
2 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) SSL
2 8 (72.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (63.64%) CISSP
3 7 (63.64%) JNCIA
3 7 (63.64%) JNCIS
3 7 (63.64%) JNCIP
3 7 (63.64%) Junos
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) JNCIE
7 1 (9.09%) WebCenter
7 1 (9.09%) JSF

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
1 10 (90.91%) NetScaler
1 10 (90.91%) Network Security
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) SSL
2 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 7 (63.64%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JMeter
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Network Engineer
1 10 (90.91%) Network Security Engineer
1 10 (90.91%) Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Ajax
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) JSF
1 1 (9.09%) JSP
1 1 (9.09%) JSR 168
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (9.09%) Struts
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Kalman Filter
1 10 (90.91%) Web Filtering
2 8 (72.73%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CISSP
1 7 (63.64%) JNCIA
1 7 (63.64%) JNCIP
1 7 (63.64%) JNCIS
2 2 (18.18%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) HIPAA
1 8 (72.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Brocade
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) F5
1 10 (90.91%) Juniper
1 10 (90.91%) Palo Alto
2 8 (72.73%) Blue Coat
2 8 (72.73%) Intel Security
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle