Period
to 22 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 94 97
Rank change year-on-year -19 +3 +9
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 5 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.27% 0.53% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.63% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Bristol median daily rate £381 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.75% - -
South West median daily rate £400 £413 £331
% change year-on-year -3.03% +24.53% -15.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £47.00 -
South West median hourly rate £49.00 £45.88 £46.50
% change year-on-year +6.81% -1.34% -

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 1,564 1,432 1,358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.45% 83.79% 84.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,052 918 913
Bristol median daily rate £449 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.32% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £300 £264 £249
90th Percentile £588 £525 £550
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 34 33
Bristol median hourly rate £36.28 £32.38 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.05% -13.67% -
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.17 £13.06
90th Percentile £53.27 £47.35 £49.95
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £31.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +37.10% -21.52% -1.25%

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 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 May 2019, 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 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (40.00%) UAG
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Service Design

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Service Design
1 2 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
2 2 (40.00%) UAG
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto