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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 105 126 120
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 19 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.85% 0.43% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.52% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
Median daily rate £325 £330 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £431 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £347
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +4.00%
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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
1848 2681 2188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.57% 81.71% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 1396 1120
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 60 28
Median hourly rate £38.50 £30.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% +25.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -6 7 £323 +7.50% 3
Glasgow +17 5 £363 +45.00% 1
Edinburgh +4 5 £475 +10.14%
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Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 58 (60.42%) Firewall
2 51 (53.13%) CheckPoint
3 50 (52.08%) Cisco
4 46 (47.92%) F5
5 42 (43.75%) Fortinet
6 41 (42.71%) HP
7 38 (39.58%) Juniper
8 36 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (35.42%) Windows
9 34 (35.42%) Security Cleared
9 34 (35.42%) OpenStack
9 34 (35.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 33 (34.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 33 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 33 (34.38%) Windows Server
10 33 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 33 (34.38%) Office 365
10 33 (34.38%) PowerShell
10 33 (34.38%) MS Exchange
10 33 (34.38%) Active Directory
11 32 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 32 (33.33%) Network Security
12 31 (32.29%) TippingPoint
13 30 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
14 29 (30.21%) CCNP
15 28 (29.17%) CCNA
16 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
17 26 (27.08%) Skype for Business
17 26 (27.08%) SharePoint
17 26 (27.08%) MCSE

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 34 (35.42%) OpenStack
2 33 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 33 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 33 (34.38%) MS Exchange
3 26 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 26 (27.08%) SharePoint
3 26 (27.08%) Skype for Business
4 19 (19.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (2.08%) Apache
6 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.04%) CMS
7 1 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.04%) IIS
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (17.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 33 (34.38%) Office 365
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.04%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (60.42%) Firewall
2 34 (35.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 33 (34.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 32 (33.33%) Network Security
5 23 (23.96%) Internet
6 19 (19.79%) Skype
7 11 (11.46%) DNS
8 10 (10.42%) LAN
8 10 (10.42%) TCP/IP
8 10 (10.42%) WAN
9 9 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
10 8 (8.33%) Wireless
11 7 (7.29%) BGP
11 7 (7.29%) EIGRP
11 7 (7.29%) OSPF
12 5 (5.21%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (5.21%) PPP
12 5 (5.21%) VLAN
12 5 (5.21%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (40.63%) Network Engineer
2 13 (13.54%) Consultant
3 10 (10.42%) Messaging Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Network Consultant
6 6 (6.25%) Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Cisco Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Data Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Messaging Specialist
7 5 (5.21%) Network Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Network Security Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Messaging Consultant
9 2 (2.08%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) Middleware
1 1 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.17%) Clustering
4 2 (2.08%) DataPower
5 1 (1.04%) BYOD
5 1 (1.04%) CMDB
5 1 (1.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.42%) Windows
2 33 (34.38%) Windows Server
3 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.08%) Unix
6 1 (1.04%) AIX
6 1 (1.04%) Linux
6 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.08%) Migration
2 24 (25.00%) Network Management
3 20 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
4 16 (16.67%) Data Privacy
5 13 (13.54%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (12.50%) ITIL
7 10 (10.42%) ITIL V3
8 8 (8.33%) Content Management
8 8 (8.33%) High Availability
9 5 (5.21%) Network Design
9 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.08%) Coaching
10 2 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.08%) Email Filtering
10 2 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.08%) Network Architecture
10 2 (2.08%) Web Filtering
11 1 (1.04%) Continuous Deployment
11 1 (1.04%) Infrastructure Management
11 1 (1.04%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (34.38%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.42%) SQL
3 2 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.04%) C
4 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (35.42%) Security Cleared
3 30 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (30.21%) CCNP
5 28 (29.17%) CCNA
6 26 (27.08%) MCSE
6 26 (27.08%) SC Cleared
7 18 (18.75%) Degree
8 10 (10.42%) MCTS
9 7 (7.29%) CCIE
9 7 (7.29%) MCITP
9 7 (7.29%) MCP
10 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) QA
1 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.29%) Brightmail
3 1 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) zsh
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (53.13%) CheckPoint
2 50 (52.08%) Cisco
3 46 (47.92%) F5
4 42 (43.75%) Fortinet
5 41 (42.71%) HP
6 38 (39.58%) Juniper
7 32 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 31 (32.29%) TippingPoint
9 24 (25.00%) IronPort
10 11 (11.46%) SolarWinds
11 10 (10.42%) CA
12 4 (4.17%) Intel Security
13 3 (3.13%) Oracle
14 2 (2.08%) Forcepoint
14 2 (2.08%) IBM
14 2 (2.08%) Sophos
15 1 (1.04%) Brocade
15 1 (1.04%) Jaspersoft
15 1 (1.04%) TIBCO
15 1 (1.04%) VMware
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