Period
to 17 September 2019

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 17 September 2019 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
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 155 78
Rank change year-on-year +41 -77 +38
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 13 10 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.58% 0.30% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.34% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 38
Surrey median daily rate £450 £520 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.46% +9.47% -
10th Percentile £341 £450 £371
90th Percentile £538 £600 £631
South East median daily rate £425 £455 £425
% change year-on-year -6.49% +6.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 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 1,981 2,910 2,225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.48% 88.64% 86.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,400 2,049 1,562
Surrey median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £294
90th Percentile £638 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 88 60
Surrey median hourly rate £19.73 £27.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.93% +8.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.35 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +24.00% +21.95% -10.87%

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 17 September 2019.

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 17 September 2019. 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
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 £521 -
Guildford - 2 £354 - 1
Staines - 2 £438 -
Godalming - 1 - - 1
Load Balancing
South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, 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 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
3 5 (38.46%) Azure
3 5 (38.46%) AWS
3 5 (38.46%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) CCNP
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) Wireless
4 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 4 (30.77%) MPLS
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
5 3 (23.08%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (23.08%) Docker
5 3 (23.08%) GCP
5 3 (23.08%) SonarQube
5 3 (23.08%) Public Cloud
5 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (23.08%) GitHub
5 3 (23.08%) Bitbucket
5 3 (23.08%) Build Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Artifactory
5 3 (23.08%) Jenkins

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Confluence
1 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) AWS
1 5 (38.46%) Azure
2 3 (23.08%) GCP
2 3 (23.08%) GitHub
3 2 (15.38%) IaaS
3 2 (15.38%) Office 365
3 2 (15.38%) PaaS
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
1 4 (30.77%) MPLS
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
1 4 (30.77%) Wireless
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) WLAN
3 2 (15.38%) 802.11
3 2 (15.38%) BGP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
3 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
3 2 (15.38%) HSRP
3 2 (15.38%) IGRP
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) Skype
3 2 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (7.69%) Multicast
4 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Artifactory
1 3 (23.08%) Bitbucket
1 3 (23.08%) ClearCase
1 3 (23.08%) Gerrit
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
1 3 (23.08%) SonarQube
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Communications Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Field Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
3 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Public Cloud
3 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) VMS
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Architectural Design
2 3 (23.08%) Build Automation
2 3 (23.08%) Decision-Making
2 3 (23.08%) Deployment Automation
2 3 (23.08%) Email Filtering
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
2 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (23.08%) Network Virtualisation
2 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
2 3 (23.08%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (23.08%) Web Filtering
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 4 (30.77%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) MCSE
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) CCDA
5 1 (7.69%) CCDP
5 1 (7.69%) CCIE
5 1 (7.69%) CCSA
5 1 (7.69%) CCSE
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIE
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIP
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Docker
2 3 (23.08%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Nagios
1 3 (23.08%) Single Sign-On
1 3 (23.08%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) logstash
2 1 (7.69%) Prometheus
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
4 3 (23.08%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (23.08%) Coverity
4 3 (23.08%) Google
4 3 (23.08%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
6 1 (7.69%) Avaya
6 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.69%) F5
6 1 (7.69%) Meraki
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.69%) Splunk