The first table below looks at the demand for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 July 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 Cheltenham 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 21 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.83% 3.66% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 6.98% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£400 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -48.27%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81 43 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 67.50% 52.44% 66.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 35
Average daily rate £400 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 6
Average hourly rate £34.50 £11.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.63% -70.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.00 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £11.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Load Balancing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Kofax
1 1 (100.00%) KANA
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Talend
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Kofax
1 1 (100.00%) KANA
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Talend