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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 29 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.66% - 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% - 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £155.00 -
% change year-on-year
-69.83% -
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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 Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
118 60 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 77.63% 74.07% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 25 24
Average daily rate £430 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £251 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £13.85 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) Eucalyptus
2 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CCA
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCEA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Eucalyptus
1 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSD
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) CCA
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCEA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) TOWER Software
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix