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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 65 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £155.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-80.64% +416.66%
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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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
695 462 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.57% 75.12% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 236 357
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 10
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.18 £16.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +52.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.68 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
3 1 (20.00%) CESG
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CESG
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) JSP 440