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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 93 92
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1  
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.20% 0.064% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.078% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £350 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +66.66% -2.50%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1299 1277 1261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 84.63% 82.28% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 786 784
Median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 33 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.37% -23.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.50 £10.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire 0 2 £350 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 1
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Online Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Mesos
3 1 (25.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon Linux

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 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Developer
1 1 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Mason
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) API Design
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Online Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (25.00%) Mesos
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
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