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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 80 94 86
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 19 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.09% 0.25% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.33% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
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£347 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £155.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-74.19% +376.92%
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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
1301 1208 893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.86% 74.98% 69.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 627 446
Average daily rate £375 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £205 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 81 66
Average hourly rate £16.65 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.81 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 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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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 0 8 £347 - 1
Leicestershire - 5 £300 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £425 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £305 - 1
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 16 (51.61%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) Clustering
3 11 (35.48%) DNS
4 10 (32.26%) Cisco
4 10 (32.26%) WAN
5 9 (29.03%) Oracle
5 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
6 8 (25.81%) Windows
7 7 (22.58%) VPN
8 6 (19.35%) Middleware
8 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
8 6 (19.35%) HTTP
8 6 (19.35%) Workflow
8 6 (19.35%) VMware
8 6 (19.35%) Retail
8 6 (19.35%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (19.35%) MCITP
8 6 (19.35%) VLAN
8 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
8 6 (19.35%) WFM
8 6 (19.35%) JSON
8 6 (19.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 6 (19.35%) WSDL
8 6 (19.35%) HTTPS
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
8 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (19.35%) Software AG
8 6 (19.35%) NetWeaver
8 6 (19.35%) DMZ

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
1 6 (19.35%) NetWeaver
1 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
1 6 (19.35%) Office Communications Server
1 6 (19.35%) Lync
2 4 (12.90%) Apache
3 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
3 3 (9.68%) JBoss
3 3 (9.68%) iPlanet
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (6.45%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
4 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.45%) MQSeries
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) Firewall
2 11 (35.48%) DNS
3 10 (32.26%) WAN
4 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
5 7 (22.58%) VPN
6 6 (19.35%) HTTPS
6 6 (19.35%) DMZ
6 6 (19.35%) HTTP
6 6 (19.35%) VLAN
7 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (12.90%) SAN
8 4 (12.90%) NetScaler
8 4 (12.90%) LAN
9 3 (9.68%) PBX
9 3 (9.68%) VoIP
9 3 (9.68%) WLAN
9 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
9 3 (9.68%) MPLS
9 3 (9.68%) OSPF
9 3 (9.68%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
1 6 (19.35%) DB2
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Integration Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Service Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Performance Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Service Performance Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Forecast Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
1 6 (19.35%) XML
1 6 (19.35%) XSD
1 6 (19.35%) JMS
1 6 (19.35%) WSDL
1 6 (19.35%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (19.35%) Middleware
1 6 (19.35%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (19.35%) JSON
1 6 (19.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 6 (19.35%) REST
1 6 (19.35%) HTML
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Clustering
2 6 (19.35%) Open Source
3 3 (9.68%) PKI
3 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.45%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) UNIX
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.68%) SUSE
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (9.68%) AIX
4 3 (9.68%) HPUX
4 3 (9.68%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
1 6 (19.35%) SOA
1 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
1 6 (19.35%) Workflow
1 6 (19.35%) WFM
2 4 (12.90%) Performance Management
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
3 3 (9.68%) High Availability
3 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
3 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (9.68%) Validation
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.68%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.45%) Requirements Management
4 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.23%) Network Design
5 1 (3.23%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.68%) Korn
3 3 (9.68%) C-shell
3 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (19.35%) MCITP
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) CCNP
2 3 (9.68%) CCIP
2 3 (9.68%) CCNA
2 3 (9.68%) MCSE
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) CCIE
3 2 (6.45%) CCDP
4 1 (3.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
1 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.68%) XenApp
2 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
2 3 (9.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (9.68%) vSphere
2 3 (9.68%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (9.68%) KVM
2 3 (9.68%) ISA Server
2 3 (9.68%) Samba
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) WSUS
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
1 3 (9.68%) SCOM
2 2 (6.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 6 (19.35%) SAP
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Software AG
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 5 (16.13%) Intel
5 4 (12.90%) Juniper
6 3 (9.68%) Veritas
6 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.68%) PlateSpin
6 3 (9.68%) Citrix
6 3 (9.68%) Sun
6 3 (9.68%) F5
7 2 (6.45%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) Cognos
7 2 (6.45%) Opsware
7 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint