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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 129 123 116
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 19 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.39% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.54% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £333 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £49.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £155.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-80.64% +416.66%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2697 2048 1649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 74.77% 72.27% 70.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1047 809
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 128 80
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.56 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.58 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 8 £175 - 5
Cheshire -5 6 £419 +6.34% 6
Cumbria - 3 - - 1
Lancashire - 2 - -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (50.00%) Network Security
2 11 (36.67%) DevOps
3 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (33.33%) Puppet
4 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (26.67%) Firewall
5 8 (26.67%) Wireless
5 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
5 8 (26.67%) UNIX
5 8 (26.67%) Linux
5 8 (26.67%) WAN
5 8 (26.67%) CCNA
5 8 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (26.67%) Amazon S3
5 8 (26.67%) CentOS
6 7 (23.33%) Ruby
7 6 (20.00%) Open Source
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco
7 6 (20.00%) Apache
7 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (16.67%) Citrix
8 5 (16.67%) DHCP
8 5 (16.67%) VPN
8 5 (16.67%) VMware
8 5 (16.67%) VLAN
8 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.67%) nginx
8 5 (16.67%) Vagrant
8 5 (16.67%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (20.00%) Apache
2 5 (16.67%) nginx
3 3 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.33%) Jetty
5 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (26.67%) Amazon S3
3 4 (13.33%) Route 53
3 4 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.67%) SaaS
4 2 (6.67%) PaaS
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) Network Security
2 8 (26.67%) WAN
2 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 8 (26.67%) Wireless
3 5 (16.67%) VLAN
3 5 (16.67%) VPN
3 5 (16.67%) DHCP
4 4 (13.33%) LAN
5 3 (10.00%) Internet
5 3 (10.00%) OSPF
5 3 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (3.33%) IPv6
6 1 (3.33%) BGP
6 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.33%) WLAN
6 1 (3.33%) HTTP
6 1 (3.33%) Wireless Security
6 1 (3.33%) WAAS
6 1 (3.33%) FCoE
6 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.33%) Hudson
3 2 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Network Administrator
4 5 (16.67%) Network Support
5 3 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Design Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) DBA
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
1 4 (13.33%) LAMP
2 1 (3.33%) Kafka
2 1 (3.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) UNIX
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
1 8 (26.67%) CentOS
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) AIX
2 3 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) DevOps
2 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (13.33%) Change Control
5 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) Auto-Scaling
7 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.33%) JVM Tuning
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Ruby
2 4 (13.33%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) PHP
2 4 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Groovy
4 1 (3.33%) Scala
4 1 (3.33%) Golang
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (26.67%) CCNA
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (10.00%) CCA
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (10.00%) CCEA
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.00%) MCSD
4 3 (10.00%) MCSE
5 2 (6.67%) CCNP
6 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.33%) HP ASE
6 1 (3.33%) HP MASE
6 1 (3.33%) CCIE
6 1 (3.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Docker
3 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Puppet
2 5 (16.67%) Vagrant
2 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (13.33%) Nagios
3 4 (13.33%) Cacti
4 1 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (13.33%) Percona
5 3 (10.00%) RightScale
5 3 (10.00%) IronPort
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.67%) F5
7 1 (3.33%) Meraki
7 1 (3.33%) AirMagnet
7 1 (3.33%) Aruba
7 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.33%) Symantec
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) Motorola
7 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.33%) Brocade
7 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
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