The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 28 March 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 69 57
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12  
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.34% 0.33% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.37% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Median daily rate £400 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.93% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +43.33%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 455 535 429
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.16% 88.87% 81.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 323 265
Median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 18
Median hourly rate £45.87 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.67% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £23.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in West Sussex

Load Balancing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Load Balancing in West Sussex

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +12 4 £400 -
East Grinstead - 2 £413 -
Horsham - 1 £335 -
Load Balancing
South East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 7 (58.33%) MPLS
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) VPN
4 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 6 (50.00%) F5
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (41.67%) CCNP
5 5 (41.67%) Network Design
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) SAP
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) SSL
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (25.00%) TACACS
7 3 (25.00%) OSPF
7 3 (25.00%) BGP
7 3 (25.00%) Juniper
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (25.00%) Internet
7 3 (25.00%) Wireless
7 3 (25.00%) IPsec
7 3 (25.00%) CCIE
7 3 (25.00%) Banking

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 2 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) EPiServer
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) MPLS
3 6 (50.00%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) VPN
3 6 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) Internet
5 3 (25.00%) IPsec
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) SSL
5 3 (25.00%) TACACS
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) 3G
6 2 (16.67%) IPv6
6 2 (16.67%) ISDN
6 2 (16.67%) VLAN
6 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Back Office
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
1 2 (16.67%) REST
1 2 (16.67%) Sass
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) Google Maps API
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) BBC
2 2 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) CentOS
2 1 (8.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Network Design
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Adaptive Security
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Information Management
3 2 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Management
3 2 (16.67%) OWASP
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) CCIE
4 2 (16.67%) CCDP
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (8.33%) CCSA
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (8.33%) PMP
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (16.67%) QA
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) iptables
2 1 (8.33%) KVM
2 1 (8.33%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 2 (16.67%) MobileIron
4 2 (16.67%) Rackspace
4 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
4 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (16.67%) Tumbleweed
4 2 (16.67%) Virgin Media
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
5 1 (8.33%) Google
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