The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Swindon region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 43 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.24% 1.02% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 1.40% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £340 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -32.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -48.27%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
327 285 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 77.67% 72.34% 68.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 202 164
Average daily rate £435 £420 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £22.69 £15.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.38% -19.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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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 27 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SSH
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
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