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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 101 84 79
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.15% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.20% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £370 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +1.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £378
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +66.66%
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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
1458 1007 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.47% 75.77% 73.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 609 465
Average daily rate £400 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 47
Average hourly rate £33.64 £14.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.06% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.50 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 9 (75.00%) Firewall
1 9 (75.00%) Network Security
2 7 (58.33%) VPN
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) UNIX
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) Change Control
5 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (25.00%) Aruba
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) SSH
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (25.00%) Statistics
5 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 3 (25.00%) TACACS
5 3 (25.00%) Telnet

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
1 9 (75.00%) Network Security
2 7 (58.33%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 3 (25.00%) SMTP
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) FTP
4 3 (25.00%) HTTP
4 3 (25.00%) SNMP
4 3 (25.00%) SSH
4 3 (25.00%) OSPF
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) TACACS
4 3 (25.00%) Telnet
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Support
2 4 (33.33%) Network Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Change Control
2 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) VirtualBox
2 2 (16.67%) Docker
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
2 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (25.00%) Aruba
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Vyatta
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