The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Load Balancing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Load Balancing
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 - 68
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 8 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.94% - 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% - 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Median daily rate £410 - £370
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +71.05% -5.00%  

Load Balancing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 696 699 758
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.69% 82.33% 82.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 517 586
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +6.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.88 £17.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Bristol

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Load Balancing in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) High Availability
2 7 (87.50%) F5
2 7 (87.50%) Clustering
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Application Server
2 7 (87.50%) J2EE
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) WebLogic
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) Apache
2 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
2 7 (87.50%) HPUX
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) JBoss
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Sun
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) iPlanet
3 6 (75.00%) PlateSpin
3 6 (75.00%) Veritas
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (75.00%) SUSE
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (75.00%) KVM
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 7 (87.50%) Apache
1 7 (87.50%) iPlanet
1 7 (87.50%) JBoss
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Application Server
1 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
1 7 (87.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) FCoE
4 1 (12.50%) IPv4
4 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Solaris Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) AIX
1 7 (87.50%) HPUX
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Solaris
1 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 6 (75.00%) SUSE
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) High Availability
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) C-shell
1 1 (12.50%) Korn
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (75.00%) KVM
1 6 (75.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Samba
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) F5
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Sun
2 6 (75.00%) PlateSpin
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (75.00%) Veritas
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos
4 1 (12.50%) Opsware