The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Gloucestershire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 32 39 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 12 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.03% 2.07% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 2.90% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 23
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £349 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.69% -7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £32.50 £56.25
% change year-on-year
+376.92% -42.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
264 241 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 66.67% 71.30% 80.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 146 348
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 19 38
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Load Balancing
South West

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Juniper
2 10 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 10 (83.33%) OSPF
2 10 (83.33%) BGP
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (83.33%) Network Security
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (83.33%) Junos
2 10 (83.33%) F5
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) Mercator
5 1 (8.33%) Network Planning

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) OSPF
1 10 (83.33%) BGP
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
1 10 (83.33%) Network Security
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (83.33%) Junos
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 10 (83.33%) Security Engineer
1 10 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Juniper
2 10 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 10 (83.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Mercator
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 20 days ago