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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 104 96 86
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 4 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.24% 0.12% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.16% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Median daily rate £300 £225 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -47.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £398 £360
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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
1334 1278 1178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.75% 78.89% 73.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 791 627
Median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 50 56
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.52 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.88 £11.21 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -7 3 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £300 - 2
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) webMethods
2 3 (60.00%) Terracotta
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SUSE
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Software AG
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (20.00%) Migration

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) webMethods Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Linux
1 3 (60.00%) SUSE
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Software AG
1 3 (60.00%) Terracotta
1 3 (60.00%) webMethods
2 1 (20.00%) IBM