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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank - 50 53
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.64% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.79% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+12.16% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +50.00%

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
292 378 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 79.78% 80.08% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 214 202
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 19
Median hourly rate £27.50 £39.27 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.97% +0.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £44.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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