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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 122 125 120
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 11 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.48% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.62% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 15
Average daily rate £400 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -74.19%
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
2288 2436 2531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.12% 77.85% 78.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1493 1578 1576
Average daily rate £388 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 98 108
Average hourly rate £42.25 £36.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.96% +9.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 4 £400 -11.11% 1
Dorset -1 4 £393 - 2
Wiltshire -4 2 £400 +42.22%
Bristol -5 1 - -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 20 (74.07%) Finance
2 17 (62.96%) Linux
3 16 (59.26%) Python
3 16 (59.26%) NetApp
3 16 (59.26%) Red Hat
3 16 (59.26%) Samba
4 15 (55.56%) Puppet
4 15 (55.56%) ITIL
5 14 (51.85%) Perl
6 13 (48.15%) Oracle
7 12 (44.44%) Oracle Linux
7 12 (44.44%) Bash Shell
7 12 (44.44%) sed
7 12 (44.44%) AWK
8 11 (40.74%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (40.74%) ITIL V3
9 10 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (37.04%) NFS
9 10 (37.04%) VPN
9 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
10 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
11 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (29.63%) HTTPS
11 8 (29.63%) LAN
11 8 (29.63%) WAN
12 7 (25.93%) Unix
12 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
13 6 (22.22%) F5
13 6 (22.22%) Firewall
13 6 (22.22%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (14.81%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.70%) Eucalyptus
2 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon S3
2 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) VPN
2 8 (29.63%) HTTPS
2 8 (29.63%) LAN
2 8 (29.63%) WAN
3 6 (22.22%) Firewall
3 6 (22.22%) SSL
4 5 (18.52%) Network Security
5 4 (14.81%) FTP
5 4 (14.81%) HTTP
5 4 (14.81%) IPsec
5 4 (14.81%) LDAP
5 4 (14.81%) NAS
5 4 (14.81%) SAN
5 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.11%) DNS
6 3 (11.11%) tcpdump
6 3 (11.11%) Wireshark
7 2 (7.41%) Telepresence
7 2 (7.41%) Wireless
7 2 (7.41%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) DB2
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) LoadRunner
General
1 20 (74.07%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) ERP Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) J2EE
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 3 (11.11%) iPad
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Oracle Linux
3 10 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (25.93%) Unix
5 5 (18.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 11 (40.74%) ITIL V3
3 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.81%) Load Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) ERP
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Network Design
6 2 (7.41%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.70%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.70%) Line Management
7 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.70%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Python
2 14 (51.85%) Perl
3 12 (44.44%) AWK
3 12 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 12 (44.44%) sed
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) Java
5 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
4 5 (18.52%) CCNA
5 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) CCDA
6 1 (3.70%) CCDP
6 1 (3.70%) CCNP
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Samba
2 10 (37.04%) NFS
3 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) Firmware
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (55.56%) Puppet
2 11 (40.74%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (14.81%) Nagios
4 1 (3.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) NetApp
1 16 (59.26%) Red Hat
2 13 (48.15%) Oracle
3 6 (22.22%) F5
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) VMware
5 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.81%) Citrix
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.70%) Intel
6 1 (3.70%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.70%) Juniper
6 1 (3.70%) Netezza
6 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
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