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 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 35 31 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.72% 1.59% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 2.67% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 4
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£390 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £15.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+67.74% -51.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
269 150 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 61.00% 59.76% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 89 198
Average daily rate £390 £368 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £19.95 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.96% -43.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.85 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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
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 25 July 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Gloucester - 12 £390 -
Load Balancing
South West

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 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 Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

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
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