Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 20 July 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 127 179
Rank change year-on-year -30 +52 -1
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 11 94 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 1.71% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 2.01% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 49 8
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.89% -1.44%
10th Percentile £337 £273 £271
90th Percentile £498 £455 £355
UK median daily rate £450 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +12.08% +0.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £39.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +60.26% - -74.84%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3487 4686 5094
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.89% 85.00% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2039 2659 2665
Scotland median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% - -
10th Percentile £255 £235 £250
90th Percentile £525 £513 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 87 120
Scotland median hourly rate £30.50 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.28% +20.00% +22.45%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.30 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.70 £44.05 £47.03
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +6.82%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Scotland

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Scotland

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in Scotland

Load Balancing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Load Balancing in Scotland

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +35 9 £375 -18.92% 2
Glasgow -23 2 £400 +16.79% 1
Load Balancing
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) SSH
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 3 (27.27%) Splunk
3 3 (27.27%) Kafka
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Flume
3 3 (27.27%) Big Data
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Pig
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) SNMP
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Legal
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Wiki
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (27.27%) Apache Pig
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) SSH
2 3 (27.27%) SNMP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) GitLab
1 1 (9.09%) GoCD
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Legal
4 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Splunk Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Kafka
2 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Wiki
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
1 3 (27.27%) Python
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Apache Flume
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Graphite
2 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
2 1 (9.09%) Icinga
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Splunk
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
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