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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 67 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.33% 0.82% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £378
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +66.66%
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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
694 648 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.52% 76.15% 73.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 463 318
Average daily rate £400 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 12
Average hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -48.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £15.70 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £33.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
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 28 August 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 8 (72.73%) MySQL
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) IIS
2 7 (63.64%) Apache
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 4 (36.36%) Solaris
4 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (36.36%) JBoss
4 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) Sun
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) J2EE
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) BEA
4 4 (36.36%) ISA Server
4 4 (36.36%) Shell Script

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (63.64%) Apache
1 7 (63.64%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) JBoss
2 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
2 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (27.27%) nginx
3 3 (27.27%) Confluence
3 3 (27.27%) MediaWiki
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) LDAP
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 1 (9.09%) SSL
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) MySQL
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Hudson
2 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) Wiki
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Solaris
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Debian
4 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
4 3 (27.27%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Demand Management
3 3 (27.27%) Build Automation
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) PHP5
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (9.09%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) ISA Server
2 3 (27.27%) Samba
2 3 (27.27%) Postfix
2 3 (27.27%) iptables
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) ZABBIX
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) BEA
2 4 (36.36%) Ektron
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) VMware