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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 71 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 38 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.15% - 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% - 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 0 7
Median daily rate £330 - £349
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 - £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
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
1028 608 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 85.24% 83.52% 82.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 406 369
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 13
Median hourly rate £25.29 £26.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.74% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.43 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne - 37 £330 -
Load Balancing
North East

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 34 (55.74%) Security Cleared
1 34 (55.74%) High Availability
2 33 (54.10%) Firewall
3 32 (52.46%) Clustering
4 31 (50.82%) Linux
5 30 (49.18%) Oracle
5 30 (49.18%) WebLogic
5 30 (49.18%) SC Cleared
6 29 (47.54%) F5
6 29 (47.54%) Cisco
6 29 (47.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (45.90%) Sun
7 28 (45.90%) iPlanet
7 28 (45.90%) Unix
7 28 (45.90%) J2EE
7 28 (45.90%) JBoss
7 28 (45.90%) Apache
7 28 (45.90%) Tomcat
7 28 (45.90%) TCP/IP
8 27 (44.26%) Oracle Application Server
9 26 (42.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 26 (42.62%) Windows
9 26 (42.62%) Veritas
10 24 (39.34%) Active Directory
10 24 (39.34%) MS Exchange
10 24 (39.34%) PowerShell
10 24 (39.34%) Exchange Server 2010
10 24 (39.34%) Office 365
10 24 (39.34%) Exchange Server 2013
10 24 (39.34%) Windows Server

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (49.18%) WebLogic
2 28 (45.90%) Apache
2 28 (45.90%) iPlanet
2 28 (45.90%) JBoss
2 28 (45.90%) Tomcat
3 27 (44.26%) Oracle Application Server
4 24 (39.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (39.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (39.34%) MS Exchange
5 21 (34.43%) SharePoint
5 21 (34.43%) Skype for Business
6 12 (19.67%) OpenStack
7 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (8.20%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.64%) CMS
10 1 (1.64%) FileNet
10 1 (1.64%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (1.64%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 24 (39.34%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (54.10%) Firewall
2 28 (45.90%) TCP/IP
3 19 (31.15%) Skype
4 5 (8.20%) SAN
5 4 (6.56%) DNS
6 1 (1.64%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.64%) DHCP
6 1 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.64%) FWSM
6 1 (1.64%) Internet
6 1 (1.64%) Network Security
6 1 (1.64%) SSL
6 1 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) DB2
3 1 (1.64%) Ingres
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (1.64%) Advertising
1 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Office 365 Specialist
2 9 (14.75%) Administrator
3 8 (13.11%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Solaris Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Unix Administrator
5 6 (9.84%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.20%) Project Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Messaging Specialist
8 3 (4.92%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Lync Specialist
8 3 (4.92%) Office 365 Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Unix Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Consultant
9 2 (3.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.28%) Lync Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Analyst
10 1 (1.64%) Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.90%) J2EE
2 1 (1.64%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (1.64%) Middleware
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 32 (52.46%) Clustering
2 14 (22.95%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.82%) Linux
2 28 (45.90%) Unix
3 26 (42.62%) Windows
4 24 (39.34%) Windows Server
5 21 (34.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (29.51%) Solaris
8 11 (18.03%) AIX
8 11 (18.03%) HPUX
8 11 (18.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (16.39%) SUSE
10 1 (1.64%) CentOS
10 1 (1.64%) MVS
10 1 (1.64%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) High Availability
2 22 (36.07%) Migration
3 19 (31.15%) ITIL
4 4 (6.56%) Content Management
5 1 (1.64%) Application Discovery
5 1 (1.64%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (1.64%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.64%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.64%) CRM
5 1 (1.64%) DevOps
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (1.64%) ERP
5 1 (1.64%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.64%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.64%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.64%) SDLC
5 1 (1.64%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (1.64%) Validation
5 1 (1.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (39.34%) PowerShell
2 9 (14.75%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) C
3 1 (1.64%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (55.74%) Security Cleared
2 30 (49.18%) SC Cleared
3 29 (47.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (34.43%) MCSE
5 14 (22.95%) Degree
6 8 (13.11%) MCTS
7 4 (6.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (4.92%) MCITP
8 3 (4.92%) MCP
9 1 (1.64%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 26 (42.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 24 (39.34%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.28%) Brightmail
3 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.64%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) OpenView
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Oracle
2 29 (47.54%) Cisco
2 29 (47.54%) F5
3 28 (45.90%) Sun
4 26 (42.62%) Veritas
5 23 (37.70%) Red Hat
6 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
7 16 (26.23%) HP
8 6 (9.84%) IronPort
9 2 (3.28%) PlateSpin
9 2 (3.28%) VMware
10 1 (1.64%) Brocade
10 1 (1.64%) EMC
10 1 (1.64%) IBM
10 1 (1.64%) NetScout
10 1 (1.64%) ReadSoft
10 1 (1.64%) RightScale