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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 98 100 86
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 9 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.27% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £550 £250 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -32.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
Load Balancing
North West

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
1488 1464 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.98% 79.57% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 877 653
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £33.64 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +136.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 September 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Network Security
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (26.67%) CCNP
5 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
5 4 (26.67%) DevOps
6 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (20.00%) F5
6 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (20.00%) DHCP
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (13.33%) Java
7 2 (13.33%) Unix
7 2 (13.33%) MS Access
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) DB2

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Network Security
3 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (20.00%) DHCP
5 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (13.33%) FTP
6 2 (13.33%) HTTP
6 2 (13.33%) VoIP
6 2 (13.33%) WinSCP
7 1 (6.67%) BGP
7 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
7 1 (6.67%) OSPF
7 1 (6.67%) SSL
7 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
1 2 (13.33%) MS Access
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Redis
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (13.33%) Toad
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) GoCD
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Corporate Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) OAT Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) OAT Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Network Design
2 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Test Management
2 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) CCDA
4 1 (6.67%) CCDP
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) DameWare
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Packer
2 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) Forcepoint
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) LexisNexis
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) RightScale
5 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.67%) Splunk
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