The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 53 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 27 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.72% 1.33% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 1.73% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 0
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£400 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £288
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +39.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £22.75
Load Balancing
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
819 637 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.56% 77.31% 77.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 317 238
Average daily rate £401 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 27
Average hourly rate £20.97 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.08% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +20 26 £419 +23.16% 2
Load Balancing
North West

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 22 (81.48%) Network Security
2 21 (77.78%) Linux
3 16 (59.26%) DevOps
4 15 (55.56%) Java
5 14 (51.85%) Ruby
5 14 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (40.74%) Puppet
7 8 (29.63%) Kafka
7 8 (29.63%) Go
7 8 (29.63%) Ansible
7 8 (29.63%) Docker
7 8 (29.63%) Scala
7 8 (29.63%) MongoDB
7 8 (29.63%) DHCP
8 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
9 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
9 6 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (22.22%) Firewall
10 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
10 5 (18.52%) HTTP
11 4 (14.81%) Perl
11 4 (14.81%) UNIX
11 4 (14.81%) Google
11 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
11 4 (14.81%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
12 3 (11.11%) Amazon ELB

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.70%) nginx
2 1 (3.70%) Jetty
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (14.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (11.11%) Route 53
4 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (11.11%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.70%) SaaS
5 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (81.48%) Network Security
2 8 (29.63%) DHCP
3 6 (22.22%) Firewall
4 5 (18.52%) HTTP
5 3 (11.11%) OSPF
5 3 (11.11%) BGP
5 3 (11.11%) SMTP
5 3 (11.11%) LAN
5 3 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (3.70%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 3 (11.11%) Hudson
2 2 (7.41%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Kafka
2 3 (11.11%) EDIFACT
2 3 (11.11%) WCF
2 3 (11.11%) EDI
2 3 (11.11%) JMS
3 1 (3.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) UNIX
2 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) DevOps
2 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.41%) Open Source
5 2 (7.41%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (3.70%) JVM Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) Network Management
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) Ruby
3 8 (29.63%) Go
3 8 (29.63%) Scala
4 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 4 (14.81%) Perl
5 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
6 3 (11.11%) ActionScript 2.0
6 3 (11.11%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) CCNP
1 1 (3.70%) CCNA
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Puppet
2 8 (29.63%) Ansible
3 3 (11.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.81%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) RightScale
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
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