The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 East Midlands 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 91 86 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -47
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 4 1 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.25% 0.077% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.11% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 16
Average daily rate - £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £32.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+376.92% -40.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1196 887 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.15% 68.71% 64.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 441 439
Average daily rate £350 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.10% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 66 71
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £11.85 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Load Balancing
England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) JMS
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) WSDL
5 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) DB2

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) NetWeaver
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) DMZ
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Network Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
1 1 (16.67%) WSDL
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSD
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Intel
4 1 (16.67%) Software AG
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow