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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
UK / Scotland
Rank 103 115 121
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 5 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.44% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.53% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Median daily rate £400 £415 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.75 £42.25 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -9.62%

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
1469 2095 2201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.33% 82.87% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 1130 1243
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 41
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.75 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +73.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.70 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £50.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 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 28 February 2017.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +24 4 £459 -
Glasgow -1 1 £400 +3.55%
Load Balancing
UK

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 24 (66.67%) HP
2 22 (61.11%) Windows
3 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (52.78%) OpenStack
4 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (50.00%) Office 365
5 18 (50.00%) Skype for Business
5 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (50.00%) Migration
5 18 (50.00%) MCSE
5 18 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 18 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 18 (50.00%) Skype
5 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
7 16 (44.44%) MS Excel
8 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
8 15 (41.67%) Degree
8 15 (41.67%) Computer Science
8 15 (41.67%) F5
9 14 (38.89%) SC Cleared
9 14 (38.89%) Cisco
10 12 (33.33%) CheckPoint
10 12 (33.33%) Firewall
10 12 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 19 (52.78%) OpenStack
2 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 18 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 18 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (22.22%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) iPlanet
5 1 (2.78%) JBoss
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (44.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 18 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) Skype
2 12 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 12 (33.33%) Firewall
3 10 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 10 (27.78%) Network Security
4 7 (19.44%) Internet
5 4 (11.11%) BGP
5 4 (11.11%) OSPF
6 3 (8.33%) BIG-IP
6 3 (8.33%) DNS
6 3 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.78%) DHCP
7 1 (2.78%) FCoE
7 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Lync Specialist
1 10 (27.78%) Messaging Specialist
1 10 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Office 365 Specialist
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Designer
4 2 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) DBA
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Network Designer
5 1 (2.78%) Security Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (2.78%) AIX
5 1 (2.78%) CentOS
5 1 (2.78%) HPUX
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) SUSE
5 1 (2.78%) Unix
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Migration
2 7 (19.44%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (19.44%) Data Privacy
2 7 (19.44%) Network Management
3 3 (8.33%) Network Design
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.78%) CRM
5 1 (2.78%) Data Analytics
5 1 (2.78%) DevOps
5 1 (2.78%) ERP
5 1 (2.78%) High Availability
5 1 (2.78%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Scrum
5 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.78%) Web Development
5 1 (2.78%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) MCSE
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (41.67%) Degree
2 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 14 (38.89%) SC Cleared
4 11 (30.56%) CCNP
4 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (19.44%) CCNA
6 1 (2.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Firmware
3 1 (2.78%) KVM
3 1 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) HP
2 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
3 15 (41.67%) F5
4 14 (38.89%) Cisco
5 12 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 10 (27.78%) Fortinet
7 8 (22.22%) IronPort
8 7 (19.44%) Juniper
8 7 (19.44%) TippingPoint
9 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.56%) VMware
10 1 (2.78%) Aruba
10 1 (2.78%) Citrix
10 1 (2.78%) Oracle
10 1 (2.78%) PlateSpin
10 1 (2.78%) RightScale
10 1 (2.78%) Sun
10 1 (2.78%) Veritas