Period
to 18 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 95 94
Rank change year-on-year -23 -1 +12
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 16 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.72% 0.87% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.06% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 3
Bristol median daily rate £390 £355 £615
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.86% -42.28% +48.19%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £430
90th Percentile £456 £415 £629
South West median daily rate £384 £375 £410
% change year-on-year +2.33% -8.54% +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £47.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £47.00 - £46.50

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 1,876 1,611 1,432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.89% 82.11% 85.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,302 1,070 1,003
Bristol median daily rate £419 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.06% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £280 £256 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £563
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 47 69
Bristol median hourly rate £38.75 £23.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.48% -8.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £14.88 £11.90 £12.00
90th Percentile £65.58 £48.50 £46.70
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.65%

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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 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 (75.00%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
5 8 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 8 (50.00%) DevOps
5 8 (50.00%) Migration
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
6 7 (43.75%) Linux
6 7 (43.75%) VPN
6 7 (43.75%) DNS
6 7 (43.75%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (43.75%) Microservices
6 7 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (43.75%) Docker
6 7 (43.75%) Kubernetes
6 7 (43.75%) Server Management
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco
8 4 (25.00%) LAN
9 3 (18.75%) .NET
9 3 (18.75%) Citrix
9 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
9 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
9 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco Firepower

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 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) DNS
2 7 (43.75%) VPN
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Firepower
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
5 2 (12.50%) BGP
5 2 (12.50%) OSPF
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) SSL
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) MSTest
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Release and Configuration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Release Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 2 (12.50%) React
2 2 (12.50%) RESTful
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Core
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
1 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps
1 8 (50.00%) Migration
1 8 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (43.75%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (43.75%) Microservices
2 7 (43.75%) Server Management
2 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
2 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Service Design
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Decision-Making
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
5 1 (6.25%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) Splunk
5 1 (6.25%) Veeam
5 1 (6.25%) VMware