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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 116 117 110
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 12 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
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£364 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+84.52% -34.37%
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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
2034 1745 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.51% 68.49% 67.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 867 852
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 58 73
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 3 £364 +4.00%
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
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Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
1 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) SAN
2 12 (57.14%) Clustering
3 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
4 10 (47.62%) MCTS
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (47.62%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (14.29%) Validation
6 3 (14.29%) JSP 440
6 3 (14.29%) CESG
6 3 (14.29%) JSP
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) HP
6 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma
7 2 (9.52%) Java
7 2 (9.52%) Firewall
7 2 (9.52%) SAP XI
7 2 (9.52%) SAP Basis
7 2 (9.52%) Windows
7 2 (9.52%) Linux
7 2 (9.52%) MCSE
7 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
7 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
7 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 2 (9.52%) DNS

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) NetWeaver
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Technical Leader
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.76%) DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) JSP
2 2 (9.52%) SAP XI
2 2 (9.52%) SAP Basis
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) CESG
3 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma
1 3 (14.29%) Validation
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
1 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (9.52%) Build Automation
2 2 (9.52%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) ABAP
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (47.62%) MCTS
4 2 (9.52%) MCITP
4 2 (9.52%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) SAP