Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 104 100
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 -5
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 19 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.96% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 3
Bristol median daily rate £355 £615 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.28% +66.22% -1.33%
10th Percentile £313 £430 £365
90th Percentile £427 £629 £413
South West median daily rate £375 £418 £370
% change year-on-year -10.18% +12.84% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 1571 1415 1381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.71% 83.19% 80.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1023 1075
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £537
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 37
Bristol median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +31.58% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £46.25 £48.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (94.74%) Linux
3 17 (89.47%) WebLogic
3 17 (89.47%) Unix
4 15 (78.95%) Oracle
5 12 (63.16%) Solaris
5 12 (63.16%) Apache
5 12 (63.16%) Cisco
6 11 (57.89%) Tomcat
6 11 (57.89%) JBoss
6 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
6 11 (57.89%) J2EE
7 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
7 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
7 9 (47.37%) Clustering
7 9 (47.37%) High Availability
8 8 (42.11%) F5
8 8 (42.11%) Oracle Application Server
8 8 (42.11%) iPlanet
8 8 (42.11%) Sun
8 8 (42.11%) ITIL
9 7 (36.84%) AIX
9 7 (36.84%) HPUX
9 7 (36.84%) Veritas
9 7 (36.84%) VMware
9 7 (36.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 7 (36.84%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (31.58%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 6 (31.58%) Open Source
10 6 (31.58%) PaaS

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 17 (89.47%) WebLogic
2 12 (63.16%) Apache
3 11 (57.89%) JBoss
3 11 (57.89%) Tomcat
4 8 (42.11%) iPlanet
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (21.05%) EPiServer
5 4 (21.05%) IIS
6 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
6 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
6 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) PaaS
2 5 (26.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
3 6 (31.58%) DNS
3 6 (31.58%) HTTP
4 4 (21.05%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (5.26%) FCoE
5 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.26%) IPv4
5 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) LDAP
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 5 (26.32%) MySQL
2 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
2 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Artifactory
1 5 (26.32%) Hudson
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Administrator
2 6 (31.58%) Solaris Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Scripter
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) J2EE
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) Middleware
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Clustering
2 6 (31.58%) Public Cloud
2 6 (31.58%) User Experience
3 5 (26.32%) Virtual Team
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.26%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 17 (89.47%) Unix
3 12 (63.16%) Solaris
4 7 (36.84%) AIX
4 7 (36.84%) HPUX
5 6 (31.58%) SUSE
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) High Availability
1 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
2 8 (42.11%) ITIL
3 7 (36.84%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (31.58%) Open Source
4 6 (31.58%) Release Management
4 6 (31.58%) Time Management
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (5.26%) Line Management
6 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
6 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) C-shell
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Korn
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL Certification
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
2 6 (31.58%) KVM
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) ISA Server
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (10.53%) Samba
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Kibana
1 6 (31.58%) logstash
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (5.26%) OpenView
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Oracle
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco
3 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
4 8 (42.11%) F5
4 8 (42.11%) Sun
5 7 (36.84%) Veritas
5 7 (36.84%) VMware
6 6 (31.58%) PlateSpin
7 4 (21.05%) HP
8 3 (15.79%) BEA
9 1 (5.26%) Citrix
9 1 (5.26%) Cognos
9 1 (5.26%) Opsware
9 1 (5.26%) Siebel