The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 81 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.080% - 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £15.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+56.45% -51.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
868 823 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.22% 73.81% 66.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 442 459
Average daily rate £350 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 44
Average hourly rate £17.71 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.18% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £35.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) IGRP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Route 53
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) IGRP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) F5