The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 86 73 89
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.41% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.55% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1015 908 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.52% 74.73% 66.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 478 495
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 46 52
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the Manchester region.

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (25.00%) IGRP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) OSPF
1 1 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (25.00%) IGRP
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Web Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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