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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
England / East Midlands
Rank 98 98 77
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 2 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.14% 0.25% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.32% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Median daily rate £489 £273 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.44% -9.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.31% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.75 £43.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+8.72% -8.02%

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
1161 1259 1126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.14% 78.88% 75.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 766 634
Median daily rate £375 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 43
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +4 1 £489 +79.44% 1
Derbyshire -7 1 - -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification

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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) VMware