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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
North West / Cheshire
Rank 50 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £425 £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £42.25 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+10.05% -9.62%

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
412 787 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.10% 83.02% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 485 397
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.44% -45.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) WebCenter
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle