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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 83 94 86
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 13 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.83% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.42% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
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£440 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -34.37%
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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
1116 1191 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 71.13% 72.80% 65.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 605 434
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 49 85
Average hourly rate £17.50 £36.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.05% +5.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.21 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 September 2014. 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
Nottinghamshire +22 11 £450 +23.28% 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (86.67%) VMware
3 12 (80.00%) Wireless
3 12 (80.00%) SAN
3 12 (80.00%) Blue Coat
3 12 (80.00%) ProxySG
3 12 (80.00%) Nortel Contivity
3 12 (80.00%) NAS
3 12 (80.00%) ITIL
3 12 (80.00%) Cisco
3 12 (80.00%) CCIE
3 12 (80.00%) CCNP
3 12 (80.00%) Nortel
3 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (80.00%) Change Control
3 12 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (73.33%) HP
5 10 (66.67%) CCNA
6 8 (53.33%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) Middleware
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) PaaS
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) REST
8 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
8 2 (13.33%) IaaS

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) NetWeaver
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) PaaS
2 2 (13.33%) IaaS
2 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) Wireless
2 12 (80.00%) Nortel Contivity
2 12 (80.00%) NAS
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (80.00%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) DMZ
3 2 (13.33%) HTTP
3 2 (13.33%) HTTPS
4 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Gradle
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) XSD
2 2 (13.33%) JMS
2 2 (13.33%) WSDL
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
1 12 (80.00%) Change Control
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Release Management
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) CCIE
1 12 (80.00%) CCNP
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) CCNA
3 8 (53.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) ProxySG
1 12 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) VirtualBox
2 1 (6.67%) KVM
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Blue Coat
2 12 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) Nortel
3 11 (73.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Intel
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
4 2 (13.33%) Software AG
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
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