The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 122 111 137
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +26
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 18 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.69% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.95% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 4
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£325 £513 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% +28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £306 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £575 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -34.37%
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2323 2098 2161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.73% 72.07% 65.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1038 1150
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 113 95
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £22.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.92 £50.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the North West region.

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +2 11 £313 -43.18% 2
Manchester -17 3 £370 -1.33% 1
Cumbria - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
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England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (55.88%) PowerShell
3 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 18 (52.94%) Clustering
4 18 (52.94%) DNS
5 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 17 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 17 (50.00%) .NET
5 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 17 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (47.06%) IIS
7 14 (41.18%) MCSE
7 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (38.24%) MCITP
8 13 (38.24%) MCTS
8 13 (38.24%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (35.29%) SQL
10 8 (23.53%) Finance
10 8 (23.53%) F5
11 6 (17.65%) Puppet
12 5 (14.71%) CentOS
12 5 (14.71%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (14.71%) Amazon S3
12 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
12 5 (14.71%) Cisco
12 5 (14.71%) DevOps

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 17 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 16 (47.06%) IIS
3 13 (38.24%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (8.82%) OpenStack
5 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.88%) Apache
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.88%) Lync
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.88%) nginx
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon S3
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) SaaS
2 3 (8.82%) PaaS
2 3 (8.82%) Route 53
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) DNS
2 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (11.76%) WAN
3 4 (11.76%) Firewall
4 3 (8.82%) Network Security
4 3 (8.82%) SAN
4 3 (8.82%) LAN
5 2 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (5.88%) VoIP
5 2 (5.88%) ADSL
5 2 (5.88%) MPLS
5 2 (5.88%) OSPF
6 1 (2.94%) VLAN
6 1 (2.94%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.94%) NAS
6 1 (2.94%) Wireless
6 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.94%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (8.82%) Hudson
1 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Administrator
2 6 (17.65%) SharePoint Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.71%) CentOS
5 4 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (5.88%) UNIX
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) DevOps
2 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (8.82%) Change Management
3 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.94%) Release Management
5 1 (2.94%) Load Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.94%) Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Service Management
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL
5 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.94%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) PowerShell
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) C
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
3 2 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) VBScript
4 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) MCSE
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (38.24%) MCITP
2 13 (38.24%) MCTS
3 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.94%) CCNP
5 1 (2.94%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Brightmail
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Puppet
2 3 (8.82%) Nagios
2 3 (8.82%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.88%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) F5
2 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) RightScale
3 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Symantec
4 2 (5.88%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) Percona
4 2 (5.88%) 3PAR
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) IronPort
4 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.94%) AppSense
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Juniper
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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