Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 23 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 56 76
Rank change year-on-year +7 +20 -
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 12 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.99% 0.54% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 0.65% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Cardiff median daily rate £280 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -33.33% -
10th Percentile £251 £228 £293
90th Percentile £390 £373 £505
South Wales median daily rate £280 £625 £413
% change year-on-year -55.20% +51.52% +65.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales 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 Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 522 463 710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.57% 83.73% 81.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 376 591
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £175 £188 £225
90th Percentile £498 £525 £463
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.75 £15.25 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.39% +2.52% +21.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.05
90th Percentile £35.68 £36.55 £21.05
South Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.38 £15.88
% change year-on-year +12.60% +15.75% +9.48%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Cardiff

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Load Balancing in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Cardiff

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Cardiff over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (66.67%) NHS
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) Migration
4 6 (50.00%) XenApp
4 6 (50.00%) NetScaler
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (33.33%) Dell
6 4 (33.33%) CCAA
6 4 (33.33%) XenServer
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (25.00%) ISEB
7 3 (25.00%) CCA
7 3 (25.00%) POP3
7 3 (25.00%) SMTP
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (25.00%) Service Management
8 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (8.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) POP3
3 3 (25.00%) SMTP
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) SMS
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) NHS
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Migration
3 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (16.67%) Information Governance
6 2 (16.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCAA
3 3 (25.00%) CCA
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (50.00%) XenApp
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) XenServer
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Dell
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft