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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 35 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 13 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.39% 0.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate £370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -80.64%
Load Balancing
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
308 339 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 80.42% 79.76% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 249 191
Average daily rate £388 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £22.69 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.72% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 12 February 2016, 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 11 (57.89%) Oracle
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
1 11 (57.89%) Python
1 11 (57.89%) Red Hat
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
1 11 (57.89%) Samba
1 11 (57.89%) AWK
1 11 (57.89%) Bash Shell
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle Linux
1 11 (57.89%) sed
2 10 (52.63%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (52.63%) ITIL V3
2 10 (52.63%) Puppet
2 10 (52.63%) NetApp
2 10 (52.63%) ITIL
3 9 (47.37%) NFS
3 9 (47.37%) Perl
3 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (36.84%) LAN
5 7 (36.84%) Wireless
5 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
5 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) Firewall
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco
6 6 (31.58%) Juniper
6 6 (31.58%) Intel
6 6 (31.58%) Intel Security
6 6 (31.58%) F5

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) LAN
1 7 (36.84%) Wireless
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (26.32%) Junos
3 5 (26.32%) SSL
3 5 (26.32%) VPN
4 4 (21.05%) BGP
4 4 (21.05%) DHCP
4 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
4 4 (21.05%) MPLS
4 4 (21.05%) OSPF
4 4 (21.05%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (21.05%) SSH
5 3 (15.79%) HSRP
5 3 (15.79%) IPsec
5 3 (15.79%) Network Security
5 3 (15.79%) RIP
5 3 (15.79%) SNMP
5 3 (15.79%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Security Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Security Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL V3
2 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
3 5 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (21.05%) High Availability
5 3 (15.79%) Information Security
5 3 (15.79%) Network Design
6 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Network Management
6 2 (10.53%) Network Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Time Management
7 1 (5.26%) B2B
7 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) AWK
1 11 (57.89%) Bash Shell
1 11 (57.89%) Python
1 11 (57.89%) sed
2 9 (47.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) CCIE
2 4 (21.05%) CISSP
2 4 (21.05%) JNCIE
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) CCDA
4 1 (5.26%) CCDP
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Samba
2 9 (47.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (52.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
1 11 (57.89%) Red Hat
2 10 (52.63%) NetApp
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) F5
3 6 (31.58%) Intel
3 6 (31.58%) Intel Security
3 6 (31.58%) Juniper
4 5 (26.32%) Blue Coat
4 5 (26.32%) IronPort
5 3 (15.79%) Remedy
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint