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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 57 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.69% 0.22% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.27% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £363 £250 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £394 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
Load Balancing
Scotland

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
476 742 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.65% 82.72% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 382 337
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 14
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 14 (66.67%) Cisco
1 14 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 13 (61.90%) F5
3 11 (52.38%) Network Security
3 11 (52.38%) Firewall
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (33.33%) Juniper
6 6 (28.57%) Fortinet
6 6 (28.57%) CCNA
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (23.81%) CCNP
7 5 (23.81%) HP
7 5 (23.81%) Internet
7 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) Network Management
7 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (19.05%) TippingPoint
8 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (19.05%) VPN
8 4 (19.05%) DNS
9 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 3 (14.29%) Windows
9 3 (14.29%) LAN
9 3 (14.29%) WLAN
9 3 (14.29%) WAN

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 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) Firewall
1 11 (52.38%) Network Security
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (23.81%) Internet
5 4 (19.05%) DNS
5 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (19.05%) VPN
6 3 (14.29%) LAN
6 3 (14.29%) WAN
6 3 (14.29%) Wireless
6 3 (14.29%) WLAN
7 2 (9.52%) BGP
7 2 (9.52%) DHCP
7 2 (9.52%) EIGRP
7 2 (9.52%) OSPF
8 1 (4.76%) HTTP
8 1 (4.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Network Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Network Security Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Security Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) ETL Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Network Management
2 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Coaching
4 1 (4.76%) Content Management
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.76%) ETL
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CCNA
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CCNP
2 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) MCITP
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Brightmail
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) F5
3 7 (33.33%) Juniper
4 6 (28.57%) Fortinet
5 5 (23.81%) HP
6 4 (19.05%) TippingPoint
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.52%) Intel Security
8 2 (9.52%) IronPort
8 2 (9.52%) Oracle
9 1 (4.76%) Brocade
9 1 (4.76%) IBM
9 1 (4.76%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.76%) TIBCO