The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 55 51 64
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.36% 0.82% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 1.02% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £400 £378 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
474 489 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 86.03% 80.16% 82.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 258 396
Median daily rate £353 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £16.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +95.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.39 £30.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £49.41 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Load Balancing across the Glasgow region.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) KVM
2 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) iPlanet
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) PlateSpin
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Perl

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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%) iPlanet
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) HPUX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) SUSE
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) KVM
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) PlateSpin
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) VMware