The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 93 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 35 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.15% 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 0
Median daily rate £330 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Load Balancing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1393 668 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.46% 78.40% 73.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 426 246
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 43 14
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £12.06 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Load Balancing across the North East region.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -35 26 £330 -
Durham +12 8 £350 -6.66%
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 North East region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 21 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (52.78%) SC Cleared
2 19 (52.78%) Firewall
2 19 (52.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (50.00%) Windows
3 18 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 18 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (50.00%) Office 365
3 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (47.22%) DNS
4 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
4 17 (47.22%) SQL
4 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
5 13 (36.11%) MCTS
6 12 (33.33%) Migration
6 12 (33.33%) Content Management
6 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (30.56%) MS Office
8 9 (25.00%) F5
8 9 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (22.22%) MCP
9 8 (22.22%) MCITP
10 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (16.67%) BGP
10 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 6 (16.67%) MCSE

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 18 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 4 (11.11%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) Firewall
2 17 (47.22%) DNS
3 9 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (16.67%) BGP
4 6 (16.67%) OSPF
5 5 (13.89%) BIG-IP
5 5 (13.89%) HTTP
5 5 (13.89%) SAN
5 5 (13.89%) SSH
5 5 (13.89%) SSL
6 3 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (8.33%) MPLS
7 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
7 2 (5.56%) Skype
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.78%) FWSM
8 1 (2.78%) LAN
8 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Messaging Specialist
3 5 (13.89%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Leader
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Office 365 Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Network Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Office 365 Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Windows
1 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Content Management
1 12 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (13.89%) High Availability
3 4 (11.11%) Change Control
3 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.56%) Validation
5 1 (2.78%) DevOps
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 17 (47.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (52.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (52.78%) SC Cleared
3 13 (36.11%) MCTS
4 8 (22.22%) MCITP
4 8 (22.22%) MCP
5 6 (16.67%) MCSE
6 3 (8.33%) CCNA
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.78%) CCNP
7 1 (2.78%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (2.78%) OpenView
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) F5
3 6 (16.67%) HP
4 4 (11.11%) IronPort
5 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.33%) Juniper
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix
6 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.56%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.78%) CA
7 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.78%) NetScout
7 1 (2.78%) Remedy
7 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.78%) TippingPoint
7 1 (2.78%) VMware