The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 57 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +5
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 5 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.84% 4.12% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 5.51% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £155.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-74.19% +376.92%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
480 272 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 81.08% 74.73% 70.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 175 200
Average daily rate £413 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £230 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 10
Average hourly rate £22.85 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £12.52 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.60 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Rackspace
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft