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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 71 64
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol - 0.11% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.13% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.93% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +43.33%  

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 644 750 662
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.31% 82.15% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 538 477
Median daily rate £390 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 28 March 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 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) High Availability
4 3 (37.50%) IaaS
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) JSF
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) JSR 168
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) JMeter
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

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 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) IaaS
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) JSF
2 1 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (12.50%) JSR 168
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (12.50%) Struts
2 1 (12.50%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) High Availability
1 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle