The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £155.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-80.64% +416.66%
Load Balancing
North East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
339 364 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 74.51% 79.82% 67.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 236 51
Average daily rate £370 £281 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.67% -13.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 11
Average hourly rate £11.61 £22.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.40% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Prudhoe - - - -
Load Balancing
North East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Network Design
2 5 (62.50%) Cryptography
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) SSL
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 5 (62.50%) McAfee
2 5 (62.50%) F5
2 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) Time Management
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (37.50%) Build Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (37.50%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (37.50%) Network Management
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (25.00%) Junos

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) SSL
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Junos
5 1 (12.50%) SMS
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Cryptography
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Network Design
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (37.50%) Time Management
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Build Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
1 2 (25.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Juniper
1 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
1 5 (62.50%) McAfee
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) TippingPoint
3 2 (25.00%) 3PAR