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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 62 68 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.91% 0.48% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.61% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £22.75
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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
677 655 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.76% 78.92% 65.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 456 206
Average daily rate £390 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 6
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.02 £16.70 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) MySQL
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Apache
4 6 (50.00%) IIS
4 6 (50.00%) Clustering
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) ZABBIX
5 5 (41.67%) Postfix
5 5 (41.67%) CentOS
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (41.67%) nginx
5 5 (41.67%) Confluence
5 5 (41.67%) Puppet
5 5 (41.67%) Subversion
5 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
5 5 (41.67%) JIRA
5 5 (41.67%) Wiki
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (41.67%) Hudson
5 5 (41.67%) MediaWiki
5 5 (41.67%) DevOps
5 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
5 5 (41.67%) iptables
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) LDAP
5 5 (41.67%) SharePoint

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 7 (58.33%) Apache
2 6 (50.00%) IIS
3 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (41.67%) nginx
3 5 (41.67%) Confluence
3 5 (41.67%) MediaWiki
4 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (16.67%) JBoss
4 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (8.33%) Lync
5 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) LDAP
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (8.33%) SSL
5 1 (8.33%) IPv6
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) IPsec
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) MySQL
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Hudson
2 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (41.67%) Subversion
2 5 (41.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Clustering
2 5 (41.67%) Wiki
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (41.67%) Debian
3 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
3 5 (41.67%) CentOS
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Network Management
5 1 (8.33%) Demand Management
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) B2B
5 1 (8.33%) Database Theory
5 1 (8.33%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) PHP5
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) CCEE
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) CCIE
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) Samba
1 5 (41.67%) Postfix
1 5 (41.67%) iptables
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) ISA Server
3 2 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) ZABBIX
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) BEA
4 2 (16.67%) Sun
4 2 (16.67%) Ektron
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper