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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.61% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -
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
316 158 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 64.75% 53.02% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 84 94
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 30
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - - - -
Load Balancing
South West

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) DNS
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) HTTP
2 6 (60.00%) F5
3 5 (50.00%) Zenoss
3 5 (50.00%) RHCSA
3 5 (50.00%) SMTP
3 5 (50.00%) SSL
3 5 (50.00%) Juniper
3 5 (50.00%) Internet
3 5 (50.00%) LDAP
3 5 (50.00%) Perl
3 5 (50.00%) LPIC
3 5 (50.00%) Squid
3 5 (50.00%) CCENT
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) NetApp
5 3 (30.00%) Service Management
5 3 (30.00%) Replication

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Eucalyptus
1 3 (30.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) HTTP
3 5 (50.00%) SSL
3 5 (50.00%) Internet
3 5 (50.00%) LDAP
3 5 (50.00%) SMTP
4 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Security
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) LPIC
1 5 (50.00%) CCENT
1 5 (50.00%) RHCSA
2 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCSD
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) CCA
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCEA
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Squid
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) qmail
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) F5
3 5 (50.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) NetApp
6 1 (10.00%) Kofax
6 1 (10.00%) TOWER Software
6 1 (10.00%) KANA
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) Talend
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle