The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 June 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 40 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.20% 0.29% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.39% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +39.13%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +66.66% -2.50%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 284 257 288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 85.54% 74.71% 79.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 178 222
Median daily rate £400 £400 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 15
Median hourly rate £13.86 £38.50 £15.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.00% +145.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 5 (50.00%) C
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) Nokia
3 5 (50.00%) TACACS
3 5 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 5 (50.00%) ProxySG
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) ArcSight
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (30.00%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (30.00%) SIEM
4 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (30.00%) vSphere
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (10.00%) F5

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) TACACS
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Network Integration Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Identity Access Management
1 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
1 3 (30.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 5 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 5 (50.00%) Nokia
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) F5