The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 72 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.21% - 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £32.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+376.92% -40.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
717 444 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.71% 68.73% 66.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 286 439
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £13.70 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Load Balancing
South West

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 17 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
1 2 (66.67%) Cacti
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Percona
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Cacti
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Percona
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper