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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 68 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.47% - 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£338 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £98.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-61.73% +206.25%
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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
677 459 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.37% 70.18% 72.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 252 308
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 16 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) ABAP
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) NetWeaver
1 2 (50.00%) SAP SD
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) SAP XI
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Basis
1 2 (50.00%) MCTS
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SAP XI
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCTS
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP