Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 19 July 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 104 120
Rank change year-on-year -42 +16 -21
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 18 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.55% 1.66% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.95% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 21
Surrey median daily rate £520 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +10.53% +32.87%
10th Percentile £438 £402 £250
90th Percentile £588 £631 £581
South East median daily rate £455 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +1.00% +20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Surrey median hourly rate - - £36.50
South East median hourly rate - - £36.50

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 Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,844 2,159 2,212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 86.60% 85.13% 84.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,994 1,487 1,497
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £318 £300 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +4.60% +4.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 54 116
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £26.75 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.93% -20.74% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £14.25 £13.31
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.50 £49.75
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +25.60% -15.79% +10.21%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Surrey

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Surrey

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in Surrey

Load Balancing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Load Balancing in Surrey

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. 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
Reigate -26 5 £450 -3.74% 1
Leatherhead - 3 £550 -
Epsom -9 2 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames -14 1 £483 +14.27%
Load Balancing
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
3 7 (38.89%) Unix
3 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) Network Security
4 6 (33.33%) SSH
5 5 (27.78%) Office 365
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (27.78%) Solaris
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) SAN
5 5 (27.78%) NetApp
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 4 (22.22%) Migration
6 4 (22.22%) Firewall
6 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
6 4 (22.22%) DHCP
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) NAS
6 4 (22.22%) High Availability
6 4 (22.22%) IaaS
6 4 (22.22%) Ansible
6 4 (22.22%) Brocade

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
2 4 (22.22%) IaaS
3 3 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (16.67%) PaaS
4 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Network Security
1 6 (33.33%) SSH
2 5 (27.78%) SAN
3 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) NAS
3 4 (22.22%) VPN
4 3 (16.67%) FTP
4 3 (16.67%) IPsec
4 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 3 (16.67%) SSL
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (11.11%) MPLS
6 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.56%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) Multicast
6 1 (5.56%) VSAN
6 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.11%) SQLPlus
2 1 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Administrator
1 3 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
1 3 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) AWS Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Test Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) LDAP
1 3 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (11.11%) Ajax
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (16.67%) PKI
3 2 (11.11%) DataPower
3 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Unix
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) Solaris
6 2 (11.11%) CentOS
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (22.22%) High Availability
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
3 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) NFS
1 3 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (16.67%) Veritas File System
1 3 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.56%) VMware NSX
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
1 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 3 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) Puppet
3 2 (11.11%) SnapMirror
3 2 (11.11%) SnapVault
3 2 (11.11%) Terraform
3 2 (11.11%) vCenter Server
4 1 (5.56%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (5.56%) Nagios
4 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
1 5 (27.78%) NetApp
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Brocade
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) F5
3 3 (16.67%) Sun
3 3 (16.67%) Veritas
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Cloudera
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Ivanti
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Wyse