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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 63 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 18 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.80% 1.36% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 1.75% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 0
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£419 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
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
814 630 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.32% 77.97% 76.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 302 236
Average daily rate £401 £376 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.65% +5.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 28
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 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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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 +18 17 £438 +28.67% 1
Load Balancing
North West

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 17 (80.95%) Network Security
2 13 (61.90%) DevOps
3 12 (57.14%) Linux
3 12 (57.14%) Java
4 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (38.10%) Puppet
5 8 (38.10%) DHCP
6 7 (33.33%) Ruby
7 6 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
8 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
8 5 (23.81%) Scala
8 5 (23.81%) Ansible
8 5 (23.81%) Docker
8 5 (23.81%) Go
8 5 (23.81%) Kafka
9 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
9 4 (19.05%) HTTP
10 3 (14.29%) EDI
10 3 (14.29%) JMS
10 3 (14.29%) LAN
10 3 (14.29%) WAN
10 3 (14.29%) SMTP
10 3 (14.29%) ActionScript
10 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (14.29%) Internet
10 3 (14.29%) Wireless
10 3 (14.29%) EDIFACT
10 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Jetty
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (14.29%) Route 53
4 1 (4.76%) SaaS
4 1 (4.76%) PaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) Network Security
2 8 (38.10%) DHCP
3 4 (19.05%) HTTP
4 3 (14.29%) LAN
4 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 3 (14.29%) SMTP
4 3 (14.29%) Internet
4 3 (14.29%) Wireless
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall
5 2 (9.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Hudson
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Kafka
2 3 (14.29%) EDI
2 3 (14.29%) JMS
2 3 (14.29%) EDIFACT
2 3 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (4.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) DevOps
2 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Auto-Scaling
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) Ruby
3 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 5 (23.81%) Scala
4 5 (23.81%) Go
5 3 (14.29%) ActionScript
5 3 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Puppet
2 5 (23.81%) Ansible
3 3 (14.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
2 3 (14.29%) IronPort
3 2 (9.52%) RightScale
4 1 (4.76%) Google
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