Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 April 2019 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 125 100
Rank change year-on-year +14 -25 +42
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 13 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.36% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.41% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 £519 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.20% +38.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £404 £475 £333
90th Percentile £558 £651 £511
Scotland median daily rate £400 £450 £388
% change year-on-year -11.11% +16.13% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,080 2,466 1,605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 85.74% 87.60% 87.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,125 1,487 1,001
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £288 £288 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 25
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +43.59% -14.29%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.59 £13.42
90th Percentile £46.63 £119.33 £52.10
Scotland median hourly rate £23.06 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +9.82% +13.51% -48.61%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Edinburgh

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Edinburgh

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) RDBMS
3 6 (46.15%) SAN
3 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
3 6 (46.15%) Public Cloud
4 5 (38.46%) DevOps
4 5 (38.46%) F5
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (38.46%) Asset Management
4 5 (38.46%) Release Management
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Wealth Management
5 4 (30.77%) Investment Management
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (23.08%) OSGi
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) AIX
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Apache
6 3 (23.08%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (15.38%) Law
7 2 (15.38%) NUnit
7 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) T-SQL

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) RDBMS
2 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MSTest
1 2 (15.38%) NUnit
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Integration Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Release and Configuration Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Release Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Environment Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) OSGi
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) AIX
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) Asset Management
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Release Management
3 4 (30.77%) Investment Management
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (30.77%) Wealth Management
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) F5
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) VMware