The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 64 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.18% - 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £394 - £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £32.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+376.92% -40.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
655 552 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.42% 73.50% 61.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 250 220
Average daily rate £395 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 26 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.25 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Load Balancing
North West

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Knutsford - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Load Balancing
North West

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Internet
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Juniper
2 6 (50.00%) F5
3 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (41.67%) Structured Cabling
3 5 (41.67%) Firmware
3 5 (41.67%) DMZ
3 5 (41.67%) CCNP
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 5 (41.67%) BGP
3 5 (41.67%) Wireless
3 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
3 5 (41.67%) VLAN
4 4 (33.33%) QA
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 4 (33.33%) CentOS
4 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) Vagrant
4 4 (33.33%) RightScale
4 4 (33.33%) Puppet

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
1 4 (33.33%) PaaS
1 4 (33.33%) Route 53
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Internet
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) Structured Cabling
3 5 (41.67%) DMZ
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 5 (41.67%) BGP
3 5 (41.67%) Wireless
3 5 (41.67%) VLAN
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 2 (16.67%) HTTP
6 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) SSL
6 1 (8.33%) SMTP
6 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (33.33%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Vagrant
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) Juniper
1 6 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) RightScale
2 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
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