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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 94 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.25% 0.081% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £369 £328
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £26.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+51.92% +67.74%
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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
1209 897 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 75.00% 72.51% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 506 452
Average daily rate £385 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 35
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% +34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.25 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) Network Security
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (61.54%) Firewall
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 7 (53.85%) VPN
5 6 (46.15%) CCNA
6 5 (38.46%) UNIX
6 5 (38.46%) Wireless
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) Change Control
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (23.08%) VoIP
8 3 (23.08%) SMTP
8 3 (23.08%) DHCP
8 3 (23.08%) FTP
8 3 (23.08%) HTTP
8 3 (23.08%) SNMP
8 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 3 (23.08%) Perl
8 3 (23.08%) Python
8 3 (23.08%) OSPF
8 3 (23.08%) BGP
8 3 (23.08%) TACACS
8 3 (23.08%) Telnet
8 3 (23.08%) VMware
8 3 (23.08%) SSH

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Network Security
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) Wireless
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) SMTP
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) FTP
6 3 (23.08%) HTTP
6 3 (23.08%) SNMP
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) SSH
6 3 (23.08%) OSPF
6 3 (23.08%) BGP
6 3 (23.08%) TACACS
6 3 (23.08%) Telnet
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Support
2 5 (38.46%) Network Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Network Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Change Control
2 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
2 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Perl
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
2 2 (15.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) VirtualBox
2 2 (15.38%) Docker
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (15.38%) Vagrant
2 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (15.38%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Fortinet
2 3 (23.08%) Aruba
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Vyatta
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