Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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 > Surrey
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 100 117
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17 -7
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 55 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.01% 1.25% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.49% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 18
Surrey median daily rate £475 £475 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +57.68% -29.12%
10th Percentile £364 £263 £285
90th Percentile £648 £582 £590
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - +22.22% +5.88%

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 2283 1944 2224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 83.47% 83.65% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1631 1288 1355
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £281
90th Percentile £580 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 83 51
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.55 £12.70
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.07 £52.17
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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
Epsom - 24 - -
Redhill -9 6 £475 -
Camberley +4 4 £324 +32.14%
Reigate -36 2 £443 -6.84%
Staines - 1 £500 -
Egham - 1 £450 -
Load Balancing
South East

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

1 37 (67.27%) Linux
2 30 (54.55%) Windows
3 29 (52.73%) SAN
3 29 (52.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (50.91%) Red Hat
4 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
4 28 (50.91%) Unix
5 27 (49.09%) NetApp
5 27 (49.09%) NAS
6 26 (47.27%) NFS
6 26 (47.27%) Brocade
7 25 (45.45%) Solaris
7 25 (45.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 25 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (45.45%) Fibre Channel
7 25 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
8 24 (43.64%) Veritas File System
8 24 (43.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 24 (43.64%) Veritas
8 24 (43.64%) NetBackup
9 22 (40.00%) Migration
10 21 (38.18%) Finance
10 21 (38.18%) Legal
10 21 (38.18%) Symantec
11 16 (29.09%) EMC
12 15 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
12 15 (27.27%) Python
12 15 (27.27%) DevOps
13 13 (23.64%) Microservices
13 13 (23.64%) Amazon AWS

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 4 (7.27%) Apache
1 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.45%) SAS
3 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (52.73%) SAN
2 27 (49.09%) NAS
3 25 (45.45%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (14.55%) Firewall
5 7 (12.73%) VPN
6 6 (10.91%) DNS
7 4 (7.27%) FTP
7 4 (7.27%) Internet
8 3 (5.45%) HTTP
8 3 (5.45%) IPsec
8 3 (5.45%) Network Security
8 3 (5.45%) SSH
8 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.64%) BGP
9 2 (3.64%) LDAP
9 2 (3.64%) WAN
10 1 (1.82%) DHCP
10 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.82%) LAN
10 1 (1.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
1 4 (7.27%) MySQL
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
1 4 (7.27%) PyCharm
1 4 (7.27%) Selenium
1 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
1 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.82%) Travis CI
General
1 21 (38.18%) Finance
1 21 (38.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) NetApp Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Administrator
2 11 (20.00%) Storage Administrator
3 8 (14.55%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Solaris Administrator
4 7 (12.73%) Solaris Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Storage Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.27%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (7.27%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) REST
2 4 (7.27%) Ajax
2 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
2 4 (7.27%) CSS
2 4 (7.27%) jQuery
2 4 (7.27%) LAMP
3 3 (5.45%) RESTful
3 3 (5.45%) X-Windows
4 2 (3.64%) JMS
5 1 (1.82%) .NET
5 1 (1.82%) EDI
5 1 (1.82%) EDIFACT
5 1 (1.82%) Flash
5 1 (1.82%) Hystrix
5 1 (1.82%) J2EE
5 1 (1.82%) OAuth
5 1 (1.82%) OAuth2
5 1 (1.82%) Spring
5 1 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (45.45%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 37 (67.27%) Linux
2 30 (54.55%) Windows
3 29 (52.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (50.91%) Unix
5 25 (45.45%) Solaris
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.27%) CentOS
8 3 (5.45%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
8 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
2 22 (40.00%) Migration
3 15 (27.27%) DevOps
4 13 (23.64%) Microservices
5 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.09%) High Availability
5 5 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.27%) Database Optimisation
6 4 (7.27%) ITIL
6 4 (7.27%) Manual Testing
6 4 (7.27%) OO
6 4 (7.27%) OOP
6 4 (7.27%) Scrum
6 4 (7.27%) SDET
6 4 (7.27%) SDLC
6 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
6 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) Python
2 9 (16.36%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) SQL
3 8 (14.55%) Perl
4 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.09%) C#
5 5 (9.09%) Ruby
5 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.64%) C
7 2 (3.64%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.82%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.82%) C-shell
8 1 (1.82%) Korn
8 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) CCSA
1 1 (1.82%) CCSE
1 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (47.27%) NFS
2 25 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
3 24 (43.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 24 (43.64%) Veritas File System
4 5 (9.09%) Docker
5 4 (7.27%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (7.27%) vSphere
6 1 (1.82%) Openswan
6 1 (1.82%) pfSense
6 1 (1.82%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.82%) Samba
6 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (43.64%) NetBackup
2 15 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (12.73%) Puppet
4 6 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (7.27%) CFEngine
5 4 (7.27%) logstash
5 4 (7.27%) Nagios
5 4 (7.27%) Netcool
6 3 (5.45%) SnapMirror
6 3 (5.45%) SnapVault
6 3 (5.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (3.64%) Ansible
7 2 (3.64%) Cacti
7 2 (3.64%) Icinga
8 1 (1.82%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.82%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.82%) vRealize
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
1 28 (50.91%) Red Hat
2 27 (49.09%) NetApp
3 26 (47.27%) Brocade
4 24 (43.64%) Veritas
5 21 (38.18%) Symantec
6 16 (29.09%) EMC
7 8 (14.55%) Oracle
8 7 (12.73%) F5
9 5 (9.09%) VMware
10 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
10 4 (7.27%) Splunk
11 3 (5.45%) Juniper
11 3 (5.45%) Palo Alto
11 3 (5.45%) Sun
12 2 (3.64%) Cisco
13 1 (1.82%) Blue Coat
13 1 (1.82%) Citrix
13 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
13 1 (1.82%) HP