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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 63 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 8 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.00% 1.05% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.23% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 8
Median daily rate £450 £400 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £371 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £438 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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
682 972 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.36% 85.34% 76.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 668 324
Median daily rate £413 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 42
Median hourly rate £21.02 £17.33 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% -38.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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
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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +7 5 £450 +2.85% 1
Warrington +10 1 £750 +87.50%
Load Balancing
North West

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) Network Security
1 10 (62.50%) DevOps
2 9 (56.25%) Puppet
3 6 (37.50%) RightScale
3 6 (37.50%) QA
3 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) DNS
5 4 (25.00%) SSL
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) PHP
6 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) MySQL
6 3 (18.75%) IIS
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) JBoss
6 3 (18.75%) Apache
6 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
6 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (18.75%) RHCE
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) MCTS
6 3 (18.75%) MCITP

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 3 (18.75%) Apache
1 3 (18.75%) IIS
1 3 (18.75%) JBoss
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Network Security
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) SSL
4 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) LAN
6 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Head of DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) LAMP
1 3 (18.75%) WAMP
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) PMI
2 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) ITSM
4 2 (12.50%) Network Design
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Security Management
4 2 (12.50%) Server Hardening
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PHP
2 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCITP
1 3 (18.75%) MCTS
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (18.75%) RHCE
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) UAG
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) RightScale
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) Brocade
3 3 (18.75%) F5
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
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