Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 120 101
Rank change year-on-year -13 -19 +26
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 3 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.65% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.75% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Edinburgh median daily rate - £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +10.14%
Scotland median daily rate £388 £425 £328
% change year-on-year -8.71% +29.77% -14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 2,492 2,539 1,685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.27% 86.42% 85.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,247 1,475 991
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.85% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 31
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -16.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.24 £14.25
90th Percentile £44.45 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.53% +10.71% +7.64%

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
2 1 (33.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
2 1 (33.33%) New Relic
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 1 (33.33%) Datadog
2 1 (33.33%) iptables

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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Datadog
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) OpenShift
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) iptables
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 1 (33.33%) New Relic
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) VMware