The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank - 17 29
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 3.03% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.35% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £421 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
Load Balancing
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
83 69 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 79.05% 69.70% 81.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 38 68
Median daily rate £413 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £25.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.90 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham 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 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