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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank - 22 30
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 1.04% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.49% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
31 67 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 59.62% 69.79% 80.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 78
Median daily rate £400 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £42.50 £40.50
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 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