Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 82 83
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1 -25
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 19 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.80% 0.78% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 0.89% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 4
West Sussex median daily rate £406 £383 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.21% +4.79% -36.52%
10th Percentile £354 £355 £336
90th Percentile £438 £485 £391
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
West Sussex 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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 935 1127 1067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.71% 87.43% 87.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 642 706
West Sussex median daily rate £418 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +3.56% +10.36%
10th Percentile £252 £263 £275
90th Percentile £571 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 45 30
West Sussex median hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% +17.65% +85.94%
10th Percentile £24.02 £19.58 £11.22
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -11.54% - +48.57%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in West Sussex over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in West Sussex

Load Balancing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 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
Worthing - 6 £388 - 1
Crawley -2 5 £405 -4.76%
Load Balancing
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 9 (47.37%) Microservices
2 8 (42.11%) CCNA
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (36.84%) VoIP
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
3 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (31.58%) High Availability
4 6 (31.58%) 3PAR
4 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
4 6 (31.58%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) MCSE
4 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (31.58%) SAN
4 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 6 (31.58%) HP
4 6 (31.58%) Clustering
4 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
4 6 (31.58%) Data Management
4 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
5 5 (26.32%) Spring
5 5 (26.32%) Java

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 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) VoIP
2 6 (31.58%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) IPv4
4 1 (5.26%) IPv6
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) MPLS
4 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Technical Architect
3 4 (21.05%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (21.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Linux Support
3 4 (21.05%) Linux Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Design Leader
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Leader
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Hystrix
1 5 (26.32%) JMS
1 5 (26.32%) OAuth
1 5 (26.32%) OAuth2
1 5 (26.32%) RESTful
1 5 (26.32%) Spring
2 4 (21.05%) REST
3 3 (15.79%) XSLT
4 1 (5.26%) LAMP
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Clustering
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) BBC
2 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Microservices
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
2 6 (31.58%) Data Management
2 6 (31.58%) High Availability
2 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
2 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
3 5 (26.32%) IT Strategy
3 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
4 4 (21.05%) DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design
5 1 (5.26%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CCNA
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) MCSE
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) CCDP
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
2 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) iptables
4 1 (5.26%) KVM
4 1 (5.26%) LXC
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) 3PAR
2 6 (31.58%) HP
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) F5
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.26%) Virgin Media