The first table below looks at the demand for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucester region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 9.02% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£390 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £15.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+67.74% -51.56%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
75 48 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 56.39% 73.85% 63.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 29 69
Average daily rate £400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £21.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Load Balancing
Gloucestershire

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 25 (96.15%) Cisco
1 25 (96.15%) Juniper
1 25 (96.15%) F5
2 23 (88.46%) Linux
3 14 (53.85%) LDAP
3 14 (53.85%) Perl
3 14 (53.85%) Internet
3 14 (53.85%) SMTP
3 14 (53.85%) HTTP
3 14 (53.85%) DNS
3 14 (53.85%) SSL
3 14 (53.85%) LPIC
3 14 (53.85%) Squid
3 14 (53.85%) CCENT
3 14 (53.85%) Zenoss
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (42.31%) Junos
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (42.31%) Network Security
4 11 (42.31%) Firewall
4 11 (42.31%) OSPF
4 11 (42.31%) BGP
4 11 (42.31%) CheckPoint
5 10 (38.46%) ITIL
5 10 (38.46%) qmail
6 9 (34.62%) Windows
7 4 (15.38%) Computer Security
8 3 (11.54%) Python
8 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
8 3 (11.54%) DevOps

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) DNS
1 14 (53.85%) SSL
1 14 (53.85%) Internet
1 14 (53.85%) LDAP
1 14 (53.85%) SMTP
1 14 (53.85%) HTTP
2 11 (42.31%) OSPF
2 11 (42.31%) BGP
2 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 11 (42.31%) Cisco IOS
2 11 (42.31%) Network Security
2 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (42.31%) Junos
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Systems Administrator
1 14 (53.85%) Administrator
1 14 (53.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 14 (53.85%) Linux Administrator
2 11 (42.31%) Security Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (38.46%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Security
3 3 (11.54%) DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Perl
2 3 (11.54%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) LPIC
1 14 (53.85%) CCENT
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Squid
2 10 (38.46%) qmail
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
1 25 (96.15%) Juniper
1 25 (96.15%) F5
2 11 (42.31%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.85%) Mercator