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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 34 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.41% 1.02% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.18% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £375 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +100.00%

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
230 338 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.27% 86.01% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 271 172
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) CCIP
2 4 (66.67%) CCDP
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) SAN

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCDP
1 4 (66.67%) CCIP
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft