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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 125 101 128
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +27
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 15 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.36% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.51% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £355 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -27.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £331 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £391 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.22% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.68%
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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
2249 1582 2207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.22% 70.63% 69.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1484 1039 1313
Average daily rate £398 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 72 153
Average hourly rate £34.50 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.14% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £9.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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
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Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 7 - - 3
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 38 (77.55%) Linux
2 28 (57.14%) Cisco
3 27 (55.10%) Juniper
3 27 (55.10%) F5
4 18 (36.73%) DNS
5 16 (32.65%) LDAP
5 16 (32.65%) Perl
5 16 (32.65%) Windows
5 16 (32.65%) Firewall
5 16 (32.65%) DevOps
6 15 (30.61%) HTTP
6 15 (30.61%) Internet
7 14 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 14 (28.57%) SSL
7 14 (28.57%) SMTP
7 14 (28.57%) Python
7 14 (28.57%) MySQL
7 14 (28.57%) Squid
7 14 (28.57%) LPIC
7 14 (28.57%) Network Security
7 14 (28.57%) CCENT
7 14 (28.57%) Zenoss
8 13 (26.53%) CentOS
8 13 (26.53%) Ruby
8 13 (26.53%) LAMP
8 13 (26.53%) PHP
8 13 (26.53%) Apache
8 13 (26.53%) CheckPoint
8 13 (26.53%) OSPF
8 13 (26.53%) BGP

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 13 (26.53%) Apache
1 13 (26.53%) nginx
2 2 (4.08%) Confluence
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) MediaWiki
3 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.04%) Eucalyptus
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (22.45%) Amazon S3
1 11 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) IaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.73%) DNS
2 16 (32.65%) LDAP
2 16 (32.65%) Firewall
3 15 (30.61%) Internet
3 15 (30.61%) HTTP
4 14 (28.57%) SMTP
4 14 (28.57%) SSL
4 14 (28.57%) Network Security
5 13 (26.53%) OSPF
5 13 (26.53%) BGP
6 11 (22.45%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (22.45%) Junos
6 11 (22.45%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (10.20%) WAN
8 4 (8.16%) VPN
9 3 (6.12%) LAN
10 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
10 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
10 2 (4.08%) EIGRP
10 2 (4.08%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) MySQL
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Subversion
1 2 (4.08%) JIRA
1 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.08%) Hudson
1 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Systems Administrator
1 18 (36.73%) Administrator
2 16 (32.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 16 (32.65%) Linux Administrator
3 13 (26.53%) Network Engineer
4 12 (24.49%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (24.49%) Security Engineer
5 10 (20.41%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Tester
7 1 (2.04%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Performance Tester
7 1 (2.04%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Network Support
7 1 (2.04%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) LAMP
2 12 (24.49%) Web Services
3 2 (4.08%) .NET
4 1 (2.04%) JSP
4 1 (2.04%) Ajax
4 1 (2.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Open Source
2 4 (8.16%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Wiki
4 1 (2.04%) RMADS
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (77.55%) Linux
2 16 (32.65%) Windows
3 13 (26.53%) CentOS
4 12 (24.49%) UNIX
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.08%) Debian
6 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) DevOps
2 11 (22.45%) ITIL
2 11 (22.45%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.16%) Computer Security
4 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.08%) Network Planning
4 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
4 2 (4.08%) SOA
4 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.04%) Migration
5 1 (2.04%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.04%) Network Design
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.04%) Service Management
5 1 (2.04%) Build Automation
5 1 (2.04%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.04%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) Perl
2 14 (28.57%) Python
3 13 (26.53%) Ruby
3 13 (26.53%) PHP
4 6 (12.24%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.08%) SQL
5 2 (4.08%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) LPIC
1 14 (28.57%) CCENT
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) CCNA
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) CEH
4 1 (2.04%) CISSP
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 9000
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.04%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Squid
2 10 (20.41%) qmail
3 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.08%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.08%) Samba
4 2 (4.08%) Postfix
4 2 (4.08%) XenServer
5 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) Zenoss
2 13 (26.53%) Puppet
3 12 (24.49%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (22.45%) Nagios
4 11 (22.45%) Cacti
5 2 (4.08%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Cisco
2 27 (55.10%) Juniper
2 27 (55.10%) F5
3 14 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 13 (26.53%) CheckPoint
5 11 (22.45%) Percona
6 5 (10.20%) VMware
7 2 (4.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle
8 1 (2.04%) IBM
8 1 (2.04%) Mercator
8 1 (2.04%) Kofax
8 1 (2.04%) KANA
8 1 (2.04%) NetApp
8 1 (2.04%) Talend
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