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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 11 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.62% 1.79% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.63% 2.01% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Median daily rate £613 £569 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +51.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86 149 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 82.69% 88.69% 85.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 114 112
Median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £288 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.68 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.37% +331.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton 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 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 20 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
1 10 (100.00%) Service Management
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (100.00%) High Availability
1 10 (100.00%) IaaS
1 10 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (80.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (70.00%) Capacity Management
3 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Marketing
6 2 (20.00%) Re-Platforming

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (100.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Architect
1 10 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (60.00%) AWS Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 10 (100.00%) High Availability
1 10 (100.00%) Service Management
2 8 (80.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (70.00%) Capacity Management
3 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Re-Platforming