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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 105 121 129
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 29 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.17% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.58% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 4
Median daily rate £325 £300 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -13.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £265 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £342 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +51.92%
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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
2057 2607 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.11% 81.47% 79.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1321 1158
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 61 36
Median hourly rate £39.50 £30.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.50% +27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.35 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 15 £320 +6.66%
Glasgow +9 7 £296 +18.50% 2
Edinburgh -4 5 £475 - 2
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Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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%) Cisco
2 51 (53.13%) CheckPoint
3 47 (48.96%) F5
4 42 (43.75%) HP
4 42 (43.75%) Fortinet
5 38 (39.58%) Juniper
6 35 (36.46%) Windows
6 35 (36.46%) Security Cleared
7 34 (35.42%) PowerShell
7 34 (35.42%) MS Exchange
7 34 (35.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (35.42%) Active Directory
7 34 (35.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 34 (35.42%) OpenStack
7 34 (35.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 34 (35.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 34 (35.42%) Windows Server
8 33 (34.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 33 (34.38%) Microsoft
9 32 (33.33%) Network Security
9 32 (33.33%) Office 365
10 31 (32.29%) TippingPoint
10 31 (32.29%) Cisco Certification
11 29 (30.21%) CCNP
11 29 (30.21%) CCNA
12 28 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (29.17%) Skype for Business
13 27 (28.13%) SharePoint
13 27 (28.13%) SC Cleared

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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 34 (35.42%) Exchange Server 2013
1 34 (35.42%) MS Exchange
1 34 (35.42%) OpenStack
2 28 (29.17%) Skype for Business
3 27 (28.13%) SharePoint
4 25 (26.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (19.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (18.75%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (2.08%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.04%) Apache
8 1 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.04%) IIS
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (17.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 32 (33.33%) 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 20 (20.83%) Skype
7 12 (12.50%) DNS
7 12 (12.50%) WAN
8 10 (10.42%) LAN
8 10 (10.42%) TCP/IP
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 6 (6.25%) VLAN
13 5 (5.21%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (5.21%) MPLS
13 5 (5.21%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) 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%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.58%) Consultant
3 10 (10.42%) Messaging Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Network Consultant
5 5 (5.21%) Analyst
5 5 (5.21%) Cisco Consultant
5 5 (5.21%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (5.21%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 5 (5.21%) Data Consultant
5 5 (5.21%) Messaging Specialist
5 5 (5.21%) Network Analyst
5 5 (5.21%) Network Security Analyst
5 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 5 (5.21%) Security Analyst
6 4 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (4.17%) Messaging Consultant
7 2 (2.08%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) CSS
1 2 (2.08%) HTML
2 1 (1.04%) Middleware
2 1 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.58%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (1.04%) BYOD
5 1 (1.04%) CMDB
5 1 (1.04%) DataPower
5 1 (1.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.46%) Windows
2 34 (35.42%) Windows Server
3 28 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.04%) Unix
6 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.13%) 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 11 (11.46%) ITIL
7 10 (10.42%) ITIL V3
8 8 (8.33%) High Availability
9 7 (7.29%) Content Management
10 5 (5.21%) Network Design
10 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (2.08%) Coaching
11 2 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (2.08%) Email Filtering
11 2 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (2.08%) Network Architecture
11 2 (2.08%) Server Virtualisation
11 2 (2.08%) Web Filtering
12 1 (1.04%) Performance Monitoring
12 1 (1.04%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.42%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.38%) SQL
3 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.04%) C
4 1 (1.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (36.46%) Security Cleared
2 34 (35.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (32.29%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (30.21%) CCNA
4 29 (30.21%) CCNP
5 27 (28.13%) SC Cleared
6 25 (26.04%) MCSE
7 17 (17.71%) Degree
8 9 (9.38%) 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 34 (35.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.25%) Brightmail
3 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 51 (53.13%) CheckPoint
1 51 (53.13%) Cisco
2 47 (48.96%) F5
3 42 (43.75%) Fortinet
3 42 (43.75%) HP
4 38 (39.58%) Juniper
5 33 (34.38%) Microsoft
6 31 (32.29%) TippingPoint
7 23 (23.96%) IronPort
8 11 (11.46%) SolarWinds
9 10 (10.42%) CA
10 4 (4.17%) Intel Security
11 3 (3.13%) VMware
12 2 (2.08%) Citrix
12 2 (2.08%) Forcepoint
12 2 (2.08%) Oracle
12 2 (2.08%) Sophos
13 1 (1.04%) Brocade
13 1 (1.04%) IBM
13 1 (1.04%) TIBCO