Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 21 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 92 81
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11 -11
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 9 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.61% 0.64% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.74% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.58% -8.13% +6.67%
Scotland median daily rate £400 £500 £388
% change year-on-year -20.00% +29.03% -2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow 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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,306 1,219 934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.01% 86.39% 86.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 757 495
Glasgow median daily rate £408 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £205
90th Percentile £575 £513 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 21 11
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +29.91% -46.71%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.75 £40.00 £44.50
Scotland median hourly rate £23.13 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +10.12% +7.69% -42.65%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Glasgow

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
3 7 (77.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (77.78%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (77.78%) GoCD
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (77.78%) MongoDB
3 7 (77.78%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (77.78%) HAProxy
3 7 (77.78%) Ansible
3 7 (77.78%) DevOps
3 7 (77.78%) Icinga
3 7 (77.78%) Graphite
3 7 (77.78%) Public Cloud
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (77.78%) TeamCity
3 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 1 (11.11%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (11.11%) DKIM
5 1 (11.11%) DMARC
5 1 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Apigee
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DKIM
1 1 (11.11%) DMARC
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
1 1 (11.11%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (11.11%) SMTP
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
1 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 7 (77.78%) GoCD
2 7 (77.78%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Messaging Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (77.78%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Public Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (77.78%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) BCP
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Postfix
1 1 (11.11%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Ansible
1 7 (77.78%) Graphite
1 7 (77.78%) HAProxy
1 7 (77.78%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) F5
1 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft
1 1 (11.11%) Proofpoint