The first table below looks at the demand for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 23 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 Derby 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank - 14 6
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 0 1 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby - 1.67% 19.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.13% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 13
Average daily rate - £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £32.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+376.92% -43.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Derby
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97 47 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 81.51% 78.33% 67.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 29 40
Average daily rate £320 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £213 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 30
Average hourly rate £72.50 £13.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+457.69% -77.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Load Balancing
Derbyshire

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Derby

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Derby

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the Derby region.

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in Derby

Load Balancing
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derby 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 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derby 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco