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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank - 82 88
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 0 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.67% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.93% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate
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- £445 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £378
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +66.66%
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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
1233 1076 1202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 76.49% 71.97% 74.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 572 616
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 47 51
Average hourly rate £19.08 £17.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -51.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £56.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (78.57%) DNS
2 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
2 9 (64.29%) WAN
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) Clustering
4 6 (42.86%) VLAN
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) UNIX
5 5 (35.71%) VPN
5 5 (35.71%) F5
6 4 (28.57%) Lync
6 4 (28.57%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) MCITP
6 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (21.43%) iPlanet
7 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
7 3 (21.43%) MPLS
7 3 (21.43%) OSPF
7 3 (21.43%) BGP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) Office Communications Server
1 4 (28.57%) Lync
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (21.43%) iPlanet
2 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 3 (21.43%) JBoss
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) DNS
2 9 (64.29%) WAN
2 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
3 8 (57.14%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) VLAN
5 5 (35.71%) VPN
6 3 (21.43%) Wireless
6 3 (21.43%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
6 3 (21.43%) FCoE
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (21.43%) HSRP
6 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
6 3 (21.43%) LAN
6 3 (21.43%) PBX
6 3 (21.43%) VoIP
6 3 (21.43%) WLAN
6 3 (21.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Clustering
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) PKI
3 2 (14.29%) Grid Computing
4 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 3 (21.43%) AIX
3 3 (21.43%) HPUX
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris
3 3 (21.43%) SUSE
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Validation
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
2 3 (21.43%) High Availability
2 3 (21.43%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
1 3 (21.43%) Korn
1 3 (21.43%) C-shell
1 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (28.57%) MCITP
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) CCNP
2 3 (21.43%) CCIP
2 3 (21.43%) CCNA
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) CCIE
3 2 (14.29%) CCDP
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Samba
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) KVM
3 2 (14.29%) Squid
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) OpenView
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) F5
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Sun
4 3 (21.43%) Juniper
4 3 (21.43%) Veritas
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) PlateSpin
5 2 (14.29%) Opsware
5 2 (14.29%) Cognos
5 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
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