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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 125 120 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 18 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.78% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.02% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £373 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £348
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £155.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-74.19% +376.92%
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
2445 2550 1676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.86% 76.83% 71.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1588 1575 1046
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 112 61
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £42.50 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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
Bristol +11 8 £380 -10.58%
Wiltshire +3 4 £281 - 5
Gloucestershire -16 4 £450 - 2
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
3 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (46.15%) Firewall
4 12 (46.15%) VMware
4 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (38.46%) Cisco
5 10 (38.46%) LAN
5 10 (38.46%) WAN
6 9 (34.62%) VPN
6 9 (34.62%) MySQL
7 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 8 (30.77%) DNS
7 8 (30.77%) Apache
7 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
7 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
7 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 8 (30.77%) Clustering
8 7 (26.92%) Samba
8 7 (26.92%) Debian
8 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (26.92%) Subversion
8 7 (26.92%) ZABBIX
8 7 (26.92%) Postfix
8 7 (26.92%) nginx
8 7 (26.92%) CentOS
8 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
8 7 (26.92%) Ubuntu
8 7 (26.92%) JIRA
8 7 (26.92%) Wiki

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 8 (30.77%) Apache
1 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 7 (26.92%) nginx
2 7 (26.92%) IIS
2 7 (26.92%) Confluence
2 7 (26.92%) MediaWiki
3 5 (19.23%) Eucalyptus
3 5 (19.23%) OpenStack
4 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.85%) Lync
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) GitHub
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) LAN
2 10 (38.46%) WAN
3 9 (34.62%) VPN
4 8 (30.77%) DNS
5 7 (26.92%) LDAP
6 6 (23.08%) Network Security
7 5 (19.23%) OSPF
7 5 (19.23%) BGP
7 5 (19.23%) Ethernet
8 3 (11.54%) IPsec
8 3 (11.54%) IPv6
8 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
9 2 (7.69%) Wireless
9 2 (7.69%) SAN
9 2 (7.69%) VoIP
9 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (3.85%) Junos
10 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) MySQL
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (26.92%) Subversion
2 7 (26.92%) JIRA
2 7 (26.92%) Hudson
2 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Architect
1 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Architect
2 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Technician
6 1 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Network Technician
6 1 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Java EE
2 1 (3.85%) Symfony
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Clustering
2 7 (26.92%) Wiki
3 5 (19.23%) Replication
3 5 (19.23%) Private Cloud
3 5 (19.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Debian
3 7 (26.92%) CentOS
3 7 (26.92%) Ubuntu
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (19.23%) UNIX
5 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (26.92%) DevOps
2 6 (23.08%) Build Automation
2 6 (23.08%) Service Management
3 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Validation
5 2 (7.69%) Test Management
6 1 (3.85%) High Availability
6 1 (3.85%) Network Management
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Database Theory
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database Theory
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PHP
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.85%) PHP5
2 1 (3.85%) Ruby
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (19.23%) CCNA
3 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.85%) CCIE
5 1 (3.85%) CCNP
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (26.92%) Samba
3 7 (26.92%) Postfix
3 7 (26.92%) iptables
4 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 4 (15.38%) XenServer
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) ZABBIX
1 7 (26.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco
3 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 6 (23.08%) Citrix
5 5 (19.23%) Juniper
5 5 (19.23%) NetApp
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.69%) HP
7 2 (7.69%) F5
8 1 (3.85%) Splunk
8 1 (3.85%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle
8 1 (3.85%) SAP
8 1 (3.85%) EMC
8 1 (3.85%) Symantec
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