Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 140 142
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2 -27
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 16 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.52% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 3
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +33.33% -47.06%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £213
90th Percentile £418 £300 £303
England median daily rate £475 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -42.31% +17.29%

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 2572 2660 2482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.56% 81.92% 78.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1622 1722 1538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.02%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 59 82
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -14.37% +0.31%
10th Percentile £9.46 £8.71 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £42.65 £36.95
England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.89 £22.00
% change year-on-year +4.66% +8.58% +12.82%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Load Balancing as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in the East Midlands

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in the East Midlands

Load Balancing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor 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 17 October 2017. 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
Nottinghamshire +10 10 £325 - 2
Derbyshire -6 5 £320 +6.67%
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 15 (93.75%) Unix
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 12 (75.00%) F5
3 11 (68.75%) Oracle Application Server
3 11 (68.75%) Sun
3 11 (68.75%) Solaris
3 11 (68.75%) iPlanet
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 11 (68.75%) Apache
3 11 (68.75%) Tomcat
3 11 (68.75%) JBoss
3 11 (68.75%) AIX
3 11 (68.75%) WebLogic
3 11 (68.75%) Oracle
4 10 (62.50%) HPUX
4 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 10 (62.50%) High Availability
5 9 (56.25%) Clustering
5 9 (56.25%) SUSE
5 9 (56.25%) J2EE
6 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
7 6 (37.50%) Windows
7 6 (37.50%) SAN
8 5 (31.25%) HP
8 5 (31.25%) ITIL
8 5 (31.25%) Perl
8 5 (31.25%) DNS

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 11 (68.75%) Apache
1 11 (68.75%) iPlanet
1 11 (68.75%) JBoss
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle Application Server
1 11 (68.75%) Tomcat
1 11 (68.75%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (18.75%) MQSeries
2 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
1 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) SAN
3 5 (31.25%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) FCoE
4 4 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 4 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (18.75%) LDAP
5 3 (18.75%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) HTTP
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) SMTP
6 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Unix Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Solaris Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) J2EE
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) Mason
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
1 15 (93.75%) Unix
2 11 (68.75%) AIX
2 11 (68.75%) Solaris
3 10 (62.50%) HPUX
4 9 (56.25%) SUSE
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) High Availability
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Online Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) API Design
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Microservices
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (6.25%) Server Building
6 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Perl
2 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (25.00%) C-shell
2 4 (25.00%) Korn
2 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (25.00%) KVM
1 4 (25.00%) Samba
1 4 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (12.50%) Docker
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Ansible
1 3 (18.75%) OpenView
2 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.25%) Mesos
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) F5
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 11 (68.75%) Sun
3 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (31.25%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) PlateSpin
5 4 (25.00%) Veritas
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) Borland
6 3 (18.75%) Cognos
6 3 (18.75%) Opsware
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.25%) SAP