The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 63 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.92% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £155.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-74.19% +376.92%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
664 730 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.50% 77.99% 69.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 494 286
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 12
Average hourly rate £37.74 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.96% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.10 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.44 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Load Balancing across the Bristol region.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Load Balancing.

1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) ZABBIX
2 5 (55.56%) Postfix
2 5 (55.56%) CentOS
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Ubuntu
2 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 5 (55.56%) Wiki
2 5 (55.56%) Samba
2 5 (55.56%) Debian
2 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (55.56%) Clustering
2 5 (55.56%) Subversion
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Apache
2 5 (55.56%) LDAP
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) nginx
2 5 (55.56%) Confluence
2 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 5 (55.56%) Hudson
2 5 (55.56%) MediaWiki
2 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) iptables

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Load Balancing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) Apache
1 5 (55.56%) nginx
1 5 (55.56%) Confluence
1 5 (55.56%) MediaWiki
2 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) Lync
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) LDAP
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) IPv6
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) IPsec
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Hudson
2 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (55.56%) Subversion
2 5 (55.56%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Technician
5 1 (11.11%) Network Technician
5 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
1 5 (55.56%) Wiki
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Debian
2 5 (55.56%) Ubuntu
2 5 (55.56%) CentOS
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Build Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) B2B
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) Database Theory
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) PHP5
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Samba
1 5 (55.56%) Postfix
1 5 (55.56%) iptables
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) XenServer
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) ZABBIX
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco