The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 52 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.06% 1.75% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 2.47% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
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%
Load Balancing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
343 243 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 72.67% 71.05% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 120 172
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 25
Average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.48 £25.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £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 Gloucestershire

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -4 1 £450 -
Cheltenham - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
Load Balancing
South West

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (77.78%) LAN
3 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco
4 6 (66.67%) UNIX
4 6 (66.67%) Migration
5 5 (55.56%) Replication
5 5 (55.56%) Service Management
5 5 (55.56%) Java EE
5 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
5 5 (55.56%) DNS
5 5 (55.56%) NetApp
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (55.56%) Eucalyptus
5 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
5 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
5 5 (55.56%) OpenStack
6 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
6 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
7 3 (33.33%) Firewall
7 3 (33.33%) OSPF
7 3 (33.33%) BGP
7 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 3 (33.33%) Citrix
8 2 (22.22%) EIGRP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 5 (55.56%) Eucalyptus
1 5 (55.56%) OpenStack
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) MediaWiki
3 2 (22.22%) nginx
3 2 (22.22%) Confluence
4 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) IPsec
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) LDAP
4 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
4 2 (22.22%) IPv6
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Junos
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Hudson
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
1 6 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Debian
4 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 1 (11.11%) AIX
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
2 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Build Automation
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) CCA
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCEA
3 1 (11.11%) MCSD
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) Postfix
4 2 (22.22%) XenServer
4 2 (22.22%) iptables
4 2 (22.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) ZABBIX
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) NetApp
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 1 (11.11%) TOWER Software
6 1 (11.11%) Juniper
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) F5