The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 24 April 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton - 1.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £575 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00

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 Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 98 150 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 92.45% 88.24% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 102 117
Median daily rate £425 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £613 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.78 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.43% +125.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Luton region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) DNS
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (100.00%) High Availability
1 11 (100.00%) IaaS
1 11 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (90.91%) Service Management
3 9 (81.82%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (63.64%) LAN
4 7 (63.64%) Capacity Management
5 3 (27.27%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) Re-Platforming

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (100.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) DNS
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Architect
1 11 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (54.55%) AWS Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 11 (100.00%) High Availability
2 10 (90.91%) Service Management
3 9 (81.82%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (63.64%) Capacity Management
4 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (27.27%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Re-Platforming