Period
to 18 October 2018

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 6 months to 18 October 2018 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 89 103
Rank change year-on-year -22 +14 -6
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 13 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.62% 1.00% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.21% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 1
Bristol median daily rate £450 £355 £630
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -43.65% +70.27%
South West median daily rate £425 £355 £400
% change year-on-year +19.72% -11.25% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £47.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,753 1,569 1,457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.16% 82.62% 84.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,180 1,061 1,049
Bristol median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -
10th Percentile £275 £256 £254
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 43 70
Bristol median hourly rate £41.50 £28.00 £28.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.21% -1.15% +49.79%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £67.75 £49.50 £45.33
South West median hourly rate £41.52 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.61% - -6.67%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Load Balancing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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

Load Balancing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Load Balancing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) PowerShell
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) DNS
3 8 (61.54%) DevOps
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
4 7 (53.85%) Docker
4 7 (53.85%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (53.85%) Microservices
4 7 (53.85%) Kubernetes
4 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
4 7 (53.85%) Server Management
4 7 (53.85%) VPN
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
4 7 (53.85%) Migration
4 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework

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 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) DNS
3 7 (53.85%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) MSTest
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Release and Configuration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Release Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 2 (15.38%) JSON
2 2 (15.38%) React
2 2 (15.38%) RESTful
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Core
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (53.85%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (53.85%) Microservices
2 7 (53.85%) Migration
2 7 (53.85%) Server Management
2 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
2 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
2 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Docker
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) VMware NSX
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Kubernetes
2 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (15.38%) SCVMM
2 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
3 1 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) McAfee
3 2 (15.38%) Splunk
3 2 (15.38%) Veeam
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) Infoblox