The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.42% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £98.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-61.73% +206.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
198 70 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 93.84% 77.78% 77.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 37 74
Average daily rate £439 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £101.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Terminal Services
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) SCOM
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
2 3 (42.86%) hybris
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Wyse
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Endeca
2 3 (42.86%) WSUS
2 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
2 3 (42.86%) CommVault
2 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Java

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Support Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
1 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Terminal Services
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
1 3 (42.86%) SCOM
1 3 (42.86%) WSUS
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) hybris
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Wyse
2 3 (42.86%) Endeca
2 3 (42.86%) CommVault
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle