The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 131 118 113
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 12 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.42% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.57% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 11
Average daily rate
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£418 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £360 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £155.00 -
% change year-on-year
-69.83% -
Load Balancing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2352 2112 1794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.57% 74.26% 70.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1522 1286 1129
Average daily rate £400 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 92 78
Average hourly rate £36.40 £23.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.89% -35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.31 £13.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £39.25 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Load Balancing across the South West region.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the South West region.

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
Gloucestershire -9 5 £450 - 1
Bristol -7 4 £385 -23.00% 7
Wiltshire -1 3 £275 - 3
Devon - - - -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (66.67%) Windows
1 14 (66.67%) VMware
1 14 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (61.90%) Linux
3 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
4 9 (42.86%) Firewall
4 9 (42.86%) LAN
4 9 (42.86%) WAN
5 8 (38.10%) Cisco
5 8 (38.10%) Citrix
5 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) DNS
6 7 (33.33%) UNIX
7 6 (28.57%) CCNA
7 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 6 (28.57%) Clustering
7 6 (28.57%) Migration
7 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
8 5 (23.81%) OpenStack
8 5 (23.81%) Eucalyptus
8 5 (23.81%) Finance
8 5 (23.81%) Debian
8 5 (23.81%) Replication
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (23.81%) Java EE
8 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
8 5 (23.81%) NetApp
8 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
8 5 (23.81%) Service Management

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (23.81%) Eucalyptus
1 5 (23.81%) OpenStack
2 4 (19.05%) MediaWiki
2 4 (19.05%) Apache
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) nginx
2 4 (19.05%) Confluence
3 3 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) Lync
4 1 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) LAN
1 9 (42.86%) WAN
1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) DNS
3 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
3 5 (23.81%) LDAP
3 5 (23.81%) VPN
4 4 (19.05%) Network Security
5 3 (14.29%) OSPF
5 3 (14.29%) BGP
5 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 3 (14.29%) IPsec
5 3 (14.29%) IPv6
6 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.76%) VLAN
7 1 (4.76%) SAN
7 1 (4.76%) Internet
7 1 (4.76%) HTTP
7 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
2 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) Big Data
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Subversion
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) Hudson
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Network Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Network Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Java EE
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Clustering
2 5 (23.81%) Replication
3 4 (19.05%) Wiki
4 3 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) UNIX
4 5 (23.81%) Debian
5 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
5 4 (19.05%) CentOS
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.52%) Solaris
7 1 (4.76%) AIX
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
2 5 (23.81%) Service Management
2 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) Build Automation
5 2 (9.52%) B2B
5 2 (9.52%) Network Management
5 2 (9.52%) High Availability
5 2 (9.52%) Test Management
5 2 (9.52%) Validation
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Network Design
6 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
1 2 (9.52%) PHP
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) Python
1 2 (9.52%) C
2 1 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby
2 1 (4.76%) Erlang
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) CCNA
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) CCIE
4 2 (9.52%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) MCSD
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) CCA
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.76%) CCEA
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 4 (19.05%) Postfix
4 4 (19.05%) XenServer
4 4 (19.05%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) ZABBIX
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) Citrix
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) NetApp
3 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (14.29%) Juniper
4 3 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (9.52%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec
6 1 (4.76%) TOWER Software
6 1 (4.76%) SAP
6 1 (4.76%) Sun
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
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