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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 82 121 132
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +11
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 70 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.42% 0.50% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 0.62% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 3 0
Median daily rate £330 £343 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Load Balancing
UK

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
2416 2421 2146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.45% 80.03% 78.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1387 1257 1178
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 67 39
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -4 44 £330 -3.64%
Glasgow - 17 £330 - 1
Edinburgh -12 3 - - 1
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Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 51 (57.95%) Firewall
2 47 (53.41%) CheckPoint
3 45 (51.14%) Cisco
4 44 (50.00%) F5
5 41 (46.59%) HP
6 39 (44.32%) Fortinet
7 37 (42.05%) Security Cleared
7 37 (42.05%) Juniper
8 35 (39.77%) Windows
9 34 (38.64%) MS Exchange
9 34 (38.64%) Active Directory
9 34 (38.64%) PowerShell
9 34 (38.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 34 (38.64%) Windows Server
10 33 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 33 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 33 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 32 (36.36%) OpenStack
12 31 (35.23%) TippingPoint
12 31 (35.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
13 30 (34.09%) Network Security
14 29 (32.95%) SC Cleared
14 29 (32.95%) Office 365
15 28 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 28 (31.82%) Skype for Business
16 26 (29.55%) Migration
16 26 (29.55%) SharePoint
16 26 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
17 25 (28.41%) CCNP

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 (38.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 34 (38.64%) MS Exchange
2 33 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 32 (36.36%) OpenStack
4 28 (31.82%) Skype for Business
5 26 (29.55%) SharePoint
6 22 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (22.73%) Office Communications Server
8 19 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (4.55%) Live Communications Server
10 1 (1.14%) Apache
10 1 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (1.14%) IIS
10 1 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 29 (32.95%) Office 365
2 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.14%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (57.95%) Firewall
2 33 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 33 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 30 (34.09%) Network Security
4 22 (25.00%) Skype
5 21 (23.86%) Internet
6 13 (14.77%) DNS
7 10 (11.36%) WAN
8 8 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (5.68%) LAN
10 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
10 4 (4.55%) VLAN
11 3 (3.41%) ATM
11 3 (3.41%) BGP
11 3 (3.41%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (3.41%) EIGRP
11 3 (3.41%) ISDN
11 3 (3.41%) PPP
11 3 (3.41%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (4.55%) Finance
1 4 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (42.05%) Network Engineer
2 11 (12.50%) Consultant
3 10 (11.36%) Messaging Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Analyst
5 5 (5.68%) Messaging Specialist
5 5 (5.68%) Network Analyst
5 5 (5.68%) Network Consultant
5 5 (5.68%) Network Security Analyst
5 5 (5.68%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Security Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) Messaging Consultant
7 3 (3.41%) Cisco Consultant
7 3 (3.41%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 3 (3.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Data Consultant
7 3 (3.41%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Lync Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) CSS
1 4 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (1.14%) Middleware
2 1 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (15.91%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.14%) BYOD
5 1 (1.14%) CMDB
5 1 (1.14%) DataPower
5 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.77%) Windows
2 34 (38.64%) Windows Server
3 28 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (28.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.55%) Migration
2 22 (25.00%) Network Management
3 20 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
4 16 (18.18%) Data Privacy
5 12 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (12.50%) ITIL
7 10 (11.36%) ITIL V3
8 7 (7.95%) Content Management
9 6 (6.82%) High Availability
10 4 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
11 3 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.41%) Network Design
11 3 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (2.27%) Network Architecture
13 1 (1.14%) Coaching
13 1 (1.14%) Email Filtering
13 1 (1.14%) Infrastructure Management
13 1 (1.14%) Kalman Filter
13 1 (1.14%) Technical Analysis
13 1 (1.14%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.64%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.23%) SQL
3 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (42.05%) Security Cleared
2 31 (35.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (32.95%) SC Cleared
4 26 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (28.41%) CCNP
6 24 (27.27%) CCNA
7 22 (25.00%) MCSE
8 17 (19.32%) Degree
9 9 (10.23%) MCTS
10 7 (7.95%) MCITP
10 7 (7.95%) MCP
11 5 (5.68%) CCIE
12 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
13 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
1 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (38.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.41%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 47 (53.41%) CheckPoint
2 45 (51.14%) Cisco
3 44 (50.00%) F5
4 41 (46.59%) HP
5 39 (44.32%) Fortinet
6 37 (42.05%) Juniper
7 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
7 31 (35.23%) TippingPoint
8 20 (22.73%) IronPort
9 10 (11.36%) CA
9 10 (11.36%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.68%) VMware
11 4 (4.55%) Citrix
12 3 (3.41%) Intel Security
13 1 (1.14%) Forcepoint
13 1 (1.14%) IBM
13 1 (1.14%) Oracle
13 1 (1.14%) Sophos