The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 67 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 16 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.14% 0.13% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 0.19% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £170 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -43.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £155.00 -
% change year-on-year
-85.48% -
Load Balancing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1002 1040 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 71.11% 69.85% 64.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 582 404
Average daily rate £365 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 79
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £8.63 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Nottinghamshire - 7 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £283 -
Derbyshire +19 1 - -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 22 (68.75%) Firewall
2 17 (53.13%) VMware
2 17 (53.13%) Cisco
3 16 (50.00%) SAN
4 15 (46.88%) Nortel
4 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (46.88%) CheckPoint
4 15 (46.88%) Wireless
4 15 (46.88%) CCIE
4 15 (46.88%) CCNP
4 15 (46.88%) Blue Coat
4 15 (46.88%) ProxySG
4 15 (46.88%) Nortel Contivity
4 15 (46.88%) NAS
4 15 (46.88%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (46.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (43.75%) Change Control
5 14 (43.75%) ITIL
6 13 (40.63%) HP
7 12 (37.50%) CCNA
8 9 (28.13%) Finance
9 8 (25.00%) Degree
10 7 (21.88%) Banking
10 7 (21.88%) Clustering
11 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
11 6 (18.75%) WFM
11 6 (18.75%) Workflow
12 5 (15.63%) JSON
12 5 (15.63%) Retail
12 5 (15.63%) ActiveMQ

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
1 5 (15.63%) NetWeaver
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Lync
2 2 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) Firewall
2 16 (50.00%) SAN
3 15 (46.88%) Wireless
3 15 (46.88%) Nortel Contivity
3 15 (46.88%) NAS
3 15 (46.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (15.63%) DMZ
4 5 (15.63%) HTTP
4 5 (15.63%) HTTPS
5 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.25%) DNS
6 2 (6.25%) VPN
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.13%) LAN
7 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.63%) DB2
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Performance Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Service Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Integration Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Service Performance Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Voice Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Forecast Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) JSON
1 5 (15.63%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 5 (15.63%) REST
1 5 (15.63%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (15.63%) Middleware
1 5 (15.63%) WSDL
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
1 5 (15.63%) JMS
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
1 5 (15.63%) Web Services
1 5 (15.63%) XML
1 5 (15.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Clustering
2 5 (15.63%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Change Control
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 6 (18.75%) WFM
2 6 (18.75%) Workflow
3 5 (15.63%) SOA
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Network Design
5 1 (3.13%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (46.88%) CCIE
1 15 (46.88%) CCNP
2 12 (37.50%) CCNA
3 8 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) ProxySG
1 15 (46.88%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) ISA Server
2 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.25%) XenApp
2 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
2 2 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
1 2 (6.25%) SCOM
1 2 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) VMware
1 17 (53.13%) Cisco
2 15 (46.88%) Nortel
2 15 (46.88%) CheckPoint
2 15 (46.88%) Blue Coat
3 13 (40.63%) HP
4 5 (15.63%) Software AG
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 5 (15.63%) SAP
5 4 (12.50%) Intel
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) Juniper
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £275 - £325 per day
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