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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 101 120 112
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 20 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 0.56% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.70% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 10
Median daily rate £363 £385 £476
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.84% -19.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £375 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £414 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
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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
1591 2271 2173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.72% 79.29% 77.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 1205 1214
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 23
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Renfrewshire +7 12 £350 -11.94%
Edinburgh +20 4 £500 - 2
Glasgow +1 2 £400 +5.26%
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Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 28 (56.00%) HP
2 25 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (46.00%) Active Directory
3 23 (46.00%) Windows
4 22 (44.00%) MCSE
4 22 (44.00%) SharePoint
4 22 (44.00%) MS Exchange
4 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (44.00%) Migration
4 22 (44.00%) PowerShell
4 22 (44.00%) Skype for Business
4 22 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (44.00%) Office 365
4 22 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (44.00%) Windows Server
5 21 (42.00%) OpenStack
6 20 (40.00%) Firewall
7 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
7 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (36.00%) Skype
8 17 (34.00%) SC Cleared
8 17 (34.00%) Cisco
9 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
9 16 (32.00%) Degree
9 16 (32.00%) Computer Science
10 15 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (30.00%) CheckPoint
10 15 (30.00%) F5

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 22 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 22 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 22 (44.00%) MS Exchange
1 22 (44.00%) SharePoint
1 22 (44.00%) Skype for Business
2 21 (42.00%) OpenStack
3 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (16.00%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (4.00%) Apache
6 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.00%) CMS
7 1 (2.00%) iPlanet
7 1 (2.00%) JBoss
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 22 (44.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) Firewall
2 18 (36.00%) Skype
3 13 (26.00%) Network Security
4 10 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (20.00%) Internet
5 8 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (14.00%) WAN
7 6 (12.00%) BGP
7 6 (12.00%) EIGRP
7 6 (12.00%) LAN
7 6 (12.00%) OSPF
7 6 (12.00%) Wireless
8 5 (10.00%) DNS
9 4 (8.00%) VPN
10 3 (6.00%) DHCP
10 3 (6.00%) MPLS
10 3 (6.00%) SAN
10 3 (6.00%) WLAN
10 3 (6.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Messaging Specialist
2 11 (22.00%) Network Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Lync Specialist
4 8 (16.00%) Office 365 Specialist
5 7 (14.00%) Consultant
5 7 (14.00%) Network Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Data Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Messaging Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) ETL Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Cisco Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Network Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) J2EE
1 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (10.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) DataPower
5 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) Windows Server
2 22 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) Linux
4 3 (6.00%) Unix
5 2 (4.00%) AIX
6 1 (2.00%) CentOS
6 1 (2.00%) HPUX
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Migration
2 10 (20.00%) Network Management
3 8 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (14.00%) Data Privacy
4 7 (14.00%) High Availability
5 3 (6.00%) Network Design
5 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.00%) Chat Support
6 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.00%) Email Filtering
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL
6 2 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.00%) Web Filtering
7 1 (2.00%) Analytics
7 1 (2.00%) Coaching
7 1 (2.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (2.00%) Data Analytics
7 1 (2.00%) DevOps
7 1 (2.00%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.00%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (44.00%) MCSE
3 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
4 17 (34.00%) SC Cleared
5 16 (32.00%) Degree
6 15 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (28.00%) CCNA
7 14 (28.00%) CCNP
8 3 (6.00%) CCIE
8 3 (6.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 23 (46.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) Brightmail
3 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.00%) Firmware
4 1 (2.00%) KVM
4 1 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.00%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) HP
2 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (34.00%) Cisco
4 15 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 15 (30.00%) F5
5 13 (26.00%) Fortinet
6 12 (24.00%) IronPort
7 10 (20.00%) Juniper
8 8 (16.00%) TippingPoint
9 3 (6.00%) Oracle
10 2 (4.00%) Forcepoint
10 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.00%) Sophos
11 1 (2.00%) Brocade
11 1 (2.00%) IBM
11 1 (2.00%) Intel Security
11 1 (2.00%) PlateSpin
11 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
11 1 (2.00%) Veritas
11 1 (2.00%) VMware
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