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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 99 90 86
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.31% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.40% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £368 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.86% +51.92%
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
1500 1246 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.56% 76.82% 73.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 760 522
Median daily rate £405 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 31
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Network Security
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) FTP
5 3 (23.08%) HTTP
5 3 (23.08%) CCNA
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Network Management
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) LexisNexis
6 2 (15.38%) WinSCP
6 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (15.38%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (15.38%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Test Management
6 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Corporate Banking

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 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Network Security
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (23.08%) FTP
5 3 (23.08%) HTTP
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (15.38%) VoIP
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) WinSCP
6 2 (15.38%) Wireless
7 1 (7.69%) BGP
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (7.69%) ICMP
7 1 (7.69%) OSPF
7 1 (7.69%) SSH
7 1 (7.69%) TACACS
7 1 (7.69%) Telnet
7 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
1 2 (15.38%) MS Access
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
1 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
1 2 (15.38%) Toad
2 1 (7.69%) GoCD
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Corporate Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) OAT Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) OAT Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Debian
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Network Management
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Test Management
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) DameWare
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (15.38%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Pacemaker
2 1 (7.69%) Packer
2 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) LexisNexis
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Aruba
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk