The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 118 126 111
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 16 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.26% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.33% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
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£300 £346 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% +15.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £361 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +15.55%
Load Balancing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2523 2151 1752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.59% 78.48% 71.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1125 881
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £253 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 34 42
Average hourly rate £34.80 £21.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.55 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £152.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 August 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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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
Edinburgh - 8 £463 - 2
Renfrewshire +7 5 £300 -13.66%
Glasgow 0 2 £250 -25.92%
Load Balancing
UK

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (42.86%) Firewall
1 12 (42.86%) F5
2 11 (39.29%) WAN
3 10 (35.71%) HP
4 9 (32.14%) Cisco
4 9 (32.14%) Windows
5 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 7 (25.00%) VLAN
6 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 7 (25.00%) LAN
7 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (21.43%) Finance
7 6 (21.43%) Migration
7 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 6 (21.43%) Change Management
7 6 (21.43%) DNS
7 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 6 (21.43%) BIG-IP
7 6 (21.43%) Fortinet
7 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (17.86%) Network Design
8 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.86%) VMware
9 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (14.29%) SAN
9 4 (14.29%) Citrix
9 4 (14.29%) DWDM
9 4 (14.29%) Ethernet

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (14.29%) Lync
1 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) Firewall
2 11 (39.29%) WAN
3 7 (25.00%) VLAN
3 7 (25.00%) LAN
4 6 (21.43%) BIG-IP
4 6 (21.43%) DNS
5 4 (14.29%) SAN
5 4 (14.29%) DWDM
5 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 4 (14.29%) Broadband
6 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (3.57%) NAS
7 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.57%) ISDN
7 1 (3.57%) ADSL
7 1 (3.57%) ATM
7 1 (3.57%) PPP
7 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Network Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Service Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Exchange Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
1 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 3 (10.71%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Change Management
1 6 (21.43%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Network Design
3 4 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.71%) Network Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.14%) Workflow
6 1 (3.57%) Validation
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Stress Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.71%) MCTS
3 3 (10.71%) MCP
3 3 (10.71%) CCIE
3 3 (10.71%) CCNP
3 3 (10.71%) CCNA
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) F5
2 10 (35.71%) HP
3 9 (32.14%) Cisco
4 6 (21.43%) Fortinet
5 5 (17.86%) VMware
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.29%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.57%) Sophos
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