The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 44 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.64% 0.23% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 0.30% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £300 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £378
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +66.66%
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Wiltshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
377 333 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 77.41% 77.62% 72.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 261 181
Average daily rate £450 £436 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +3.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 £22.69 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.40% -27.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £20.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £125.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Wireless
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Juniper
3 7 (63.64%) BGP
3 7 (63.64%) MPLS
3 7 (63.64%) OSPF
3 7 (63.64%) SSH
3 7 (63.64%) F5
4 6 (54.55%) Blue Coat
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (54.55%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (54.55%) Junos
4 6 (54.55%) IronPort
4 6 (54.55%) McAfee
4 6 (54.55%) Intel
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (54.55%) DHCP
4 6 (54.55%) Ethernet
5 5 (45.45%) RIP
5 5 (45.45%) SNMP
5 5 (45.45%) CCIE
5 5 (45.45%) VRRP
5 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
5 5 (45.45%) 802.1X
5 5 (45.45%) HSRP
5 5 (45.45%) GLBP
5 5 (45.45%) Degree

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
1 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Wireless
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) SSH
3 7 (63.64%) MPLS
3 7 (63.64%) OSPF
3 7 (63.64%) BGP
4 6 (54.55%) DHCP
4 6 (54.55%) Ethernet
4 6 (54.55%) Junos
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (54.55%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (45.45%) HSRP
5 5 (45.45%) GLBP
5 5 (45.45%) RIP
5 5 (45.45%) SNMP
5 5 (45.45%) VRRP
6 4 (36.36%) VPN
6 4 (36.36%) SSL
6 4 (36.36%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Security Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Network Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Network Planning
2 4 (36.36%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCIE
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) CISSP
3 4 (36.36%) JNCIE
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
5 1 (9.09%) CCDP
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Control-M
1 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) Juniper
2 7 (63.64%) F5
3 6 (54.55%) Blue Coat
3 6 (54.55%) IronPort
3 6 (54.55%) Intel
3 6 (54.55%) McAfee
4 4 (36.36%) Remedy
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Teradata
6 1 (9.09%) Informatica
6 1 (9.09%) Veritas
6 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 1 (9.09%) Brocade