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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 72 58
Rank change year-on-year +20 -14  
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 10 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.02% 0.67% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 0.76% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Median daily rate £395 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +7.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +66.66% -2.50%  

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 431 661 465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 86.90% 88.72% 85.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 411 305
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £28.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £51.90 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in West Sussex over the 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 +8 7 £395 - 1
East Grinstead - 2 £440 -
Load Balancing
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) Data Centre
3 9 (64.29%) MPLS
3 9 (64.29%) LAN
3 9 (64.29%) WAN
3 9 (64.29%) VPN
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 9 (64.29%) CCNP
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (57.14%) CCIE
4 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (57.14%) Network Design
5 7 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (50.00%) Riverbed
5 7 (50.00%) Banking
5 7 (50.00%) VLAN
5 7 (50.00%) Rackspace
5 7 (50.00%) NetScaler
5 7 (50.00%) F5
5 7 (50.00%) BBC
5 7 (50.00%) CCNA
5 7 (50.00%) CCDP
5 7 (50.00%) VoIP
5 7 (50.00%) Virgin Media
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) SAP

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 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) EPiServer
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 9 (64.29%) MPLS
2 9 (64.29%) VPN
2 9 (64.29%) WAN
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 7 (50.00%) VLAN
4 7 (50.00%) VoIP
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
7 1 (7.14%) BGP
7 1 (7.14%) IPsec
7 1 (7.14%) OSPF
7 1 (7.14%) SAN
7 1 (7.14%) SSL
7 1 (7.14%) TACACS
7 1 (7.14%) VRRP
7 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Redis
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Vagrant
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Basis
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Google Maps API
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) Sass
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 7 (50.00%) BBC
2 7 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Device Driver
4 1 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) CentOS
2 2 (14.29%) Debian
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Network Design
2 2 (14.29%) Build Automation
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (7.14%) OWASP
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) Python
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) CCNP
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) CCIE
3 7 (50.00%) CCDP
3 7 (50.00%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) CCSA
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) iptables
2 2 (14.29%) KVM
2 2 (14.29%) LXC
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) SELinux
2 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 7 (50.00%) F5
3 7 (50.00%) Rackspace
3 7 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 7 (50.00%) Virgin Media
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (7.14%) Google
7 1 (7.14%) Juniper
7 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto