The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.92% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
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 Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
350 284 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.28% 76.76% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 218 154
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £10.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) WSDL
4 1 (20.00%) Drupal
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) Postfix
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) JMeter
4 1 (20.00%) CMS

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Release Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) WSDL
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) F5