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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 25 June 2022 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 88 68 69
Rank change year-on-year -20 +1 +44
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 3 9 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.22% 0.85% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 1.03% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
10th Percentile £420 £364 £198
25th Percentile £431 £367 £223
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £375 £269
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +39.53% -2.27%
75th Percentile £465 £400 £311
90th Percentile £474 £483 £334
England median daily rate £575 £520 £475
% change year-on-year +10.58% +9.47% -

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,081 873 693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 79.60% 82.67% 79.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 575 407
10th Percentile £213 £189 £227
25th Percentile £350 £305 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
75th Percentile £538 £488 £489
90th Percentile £619 £597 £582
England median daily rate £550 £500 £477
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.73% +0.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 44 32
10th Percentile £11.70 £9.08 £9.52
25th Percentile £16.10 £9.89 £11.40
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.43 £13.59
Median % change year-on-year +39.34% +13.58% -4.87%
75th Percentile £34.31 £28.15 £22.33
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.23 £44.88
England median hourly rate £28.00 £24.33 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.11% +8.11% -2.17%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in the East Midlands

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Load Balancing in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Load Balancing in the East Midlands

Load Balancing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Load Balancing in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Load Balancing in the East Midlands

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +7 1 £450 +12.50% 1
Northamptonshire -10 1 £480 +28.00%
Lincolnshire - 1 £425 -
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) AWS
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (33.33%) Azure
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ECS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Fargate
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (33.33%) Azure
2 1 (33.33%) GCP
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Route 53
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Serverless
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) GLBP
1 1 (33.33%) HSRP
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) RIP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
1 1 (33.33%) Commercial Awareness
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Transfer
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Project Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Management
1 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) MCDBA
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) pfSense
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) CloudForms
1 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) Terraform
1 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) HP