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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 122 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 32 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £49.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £155.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-74.19% +376.92%
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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
2963 2258 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.33% 72.77% 71.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1622 1187 865
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 124 86
Average hourly rate £38.00 £25.25 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.49% -10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.49 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 April 2015. 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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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 -1 17 £400 +3.22%
Manchester -5 9 £175 - 1
Cumbria - 3 - - 1
Lancashire - 3 - -
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England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (56.41%) Network Security
2 18 (46.15%) DevOps
3 17 (43.59%) Linux
4 16 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (33.33%) Puppet
6 12 (30.77%) Ruby
7 11 (28.21%) Java
8 10 (25.64%) UNIX
9 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
9 8 (20.51%) DHCP
9 8 (20.51%) CentOS
10 7 (17.95%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (17.95%) Amazon S3
10 7 (17.95%) Apache
10 7 (17.95%) Firewall
11 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
11 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
11 6 (15.38%) CCNA
11 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
11 6 (15.38%) Open Source
11 6 (15.38%) VMware
11 6 (15.38%) Docker
11 6 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
12 5 (12.82%) Vagrant
12 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (12.82%) nginx

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (17.95%) Apache
2 5 (12.82%) nginx
3 3 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Jetty
4 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon S3
3 6 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (7.69%) Route 53
5 2 (5.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.56%) SaaS
6 1 (2.56%) PaaS
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (56.41%) Network Security
2 8 (20.51%) DHCP
3 7 (17.95%) Firewall
4 5 (12.82%) Wireless
4 5 (12.82%) WAN
5 4 (10.26%) HTTP
5 4 (10.26%) VLAN
6 3 (7.69%) Internet
6 3 (7.69%) LAN
6 3 (7.69%) VPN
6 3 (7.69%) DNS
6 3 (7.69%) SMTP
7 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.26%) MySQL
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.56%) Big Data
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) Hudson
3 2 (5.13%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.56%) JUnit
General
1 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Games
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Administrator
3 6 (15.38%) Network Administrator
4 5 (12.82%) Network Support
5 4 (10.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Design Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Developer
7 2 (5.13%) DBA
7 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Network Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) Storage Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Network Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Web Services
1 4 (10.26%) LAMP
1 4 (10.26%) Kafka
2 3 (7.69%) WCF
2 3 (7.69%) EDIFACT
2 3 (7.69%) EDI
2 3 (7.69%) JMS
3 1 (2.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Open Source
2 4 (10.26%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) UNIX
3 8 (20.51%) CentOS
4 4 (10.26%) Windows
5 3 (7.69%) AIX
5 3 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) DevOps
2 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.26%) Change Control
4 4 (10.26%) Migration
5 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.13%) Auto-Scaling
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.56%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (2.56%) JVM Tuning
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) Ruby
2 11 (28.21%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.26%) PHP
4 4 (10.26%) Python
4 4 (10.26%) Scala
4 4 (10.26%) Go
5 3 (7.69%) ActionScript 2.0
5 3 (7.69%) ActionScript
6 2 (5.13%) SQL
6 2 (5.13%) Groovy
7 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) CCNA
1 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.69%) CCA
3 3 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (7.69%) CCEA
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.69%) MCSD
3 3 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) CCIE
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (15.38%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) Puppet
2 6 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (12.82%) Vagrant
4 4 (10.26%) Nagios
4 4 (10.26%) Cacti
4 4 (10.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
2 6 (15.38%) VMware
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) Percona
4 3 (7.69%) IronPort
4 3 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) RightScale
6 1 (2.56%) Google
6 1 (2.56%) F5
6 1 (2.56%) Infor
6 1 (2.56%) NetApp
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