Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 January 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
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 52 55
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -8
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.99% 0.19% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.25% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Derbyshire median daily rate £350 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £225
90th Percentile £367 £300 £275
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £489 £233
% change year-on-year -33.54% +110.32% -38.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 Derbyshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 422 397 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 83.56% 75.62% 75.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 265 246
Derbyshire median daily rate £380 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £221 £147 £250
90th Percentile £525 £583 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 17
Derbyshire median hourly rate £31.15 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.62% -3.70% +20.91%
10th Percentile £13.50 £8.46 £8.06
90th Percentile £51.23 £44.10 £22.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year +8.62% -10.49% -0.31%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Derbyshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Derbyshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Derbyshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Load Balancing in Derbyshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby - 5 £350 -
Load Balancing
East Midlands

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

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Sun
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) iPlanet
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) HPUX
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) JBoss
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (60.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) C-shell
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) FCoE
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Presales
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) SUSE
4 2 (40.00%) Samba

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) iPlanet
1 3 (60.00%) JBoss
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) FCoE
4 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) HPUX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) SUSE
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Presales
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) C-shell
1 2 (40.00%) Korn
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Samba
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) KVM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Sun
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Borland
4 1 (20.00%) Cognos
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Opsware
4 1 (20.00%) PlateSpin
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (20.00%) VMware