The first table below looks at the demand for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 Dorset 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 31 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.87% 0.54% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £408 - -
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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
168 135 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 73.36% 72.97% 67.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 76 101
Average daily rate £401 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £685 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -7.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Load Balancing
South West

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SNA
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SNA
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper