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 3 months to 30 April 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
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 - 38
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.33% - 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +71.05% -5.00%  

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 241 166 195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 80.33% 75.45% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 102 103
Median daily rate £450 £370 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £200 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £48.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.68% +155.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire 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 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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware