The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank - 24 24
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.55% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.76% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
Load Balancing
South 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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
134 131 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 73.63% 72.38% 77.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 79 107
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £246 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 15
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset 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 Dorset

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MQSeries

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) VMware