Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 August 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 62 121
Rank change year-on-year -23 +59 -33
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 7 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.73% 3.50% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 3.92% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 36 24
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £625 £356 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.44% +7.95% -25.84%
10th Percentile £453 £307 £296
90th Percentile £638 £638 £368
North East median daily rate £625 £356 £330
% change year-on-year +75.44% +7.95% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 840 817 2,019
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 87.05% 89.49% 88.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 554 1,355
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £391 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.33% +15.38% -16.67%
10th Percentile £255 £260 £220
90th Percentile £600 £550 £500
North East median daily rate £388 £370 £325
% change year-on-year +4.73% +13.85% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 39 105
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +14.29% +104.23%
10th Percentile £10.95 £10.43 £15.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.57 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £29.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year -48.72% +4.46% +86.67%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Load Balancing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Tyne and Wear

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Tyne and Wear

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in Tyne and Wear

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 7 £625 +72.41% 1
Load Balancing
North East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 6 (85.71%) Decision-Making
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) CISM
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) OSPF
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) CCIE
3 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) CCDP
3 4 (57.14%) CISSP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) IP Telephony
3 4 (57.14%) Data Management
3 4 (57.14%) Network Design
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (57.14%) Chartered Engineer

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (42.86%) nginx
2 2 (28.57%) Confluence
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) PaaS
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Slack
3 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) IP Telephony
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) Unified Communications
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) SMS
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) SonarQube
3 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
3 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Decision-Making
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Availability Management
2 4 (57.14%) Contract Management
2 4 (57.14%) Data Management
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) IT Strategy
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Network Design
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
2 4 (57.14%) Product Management
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (57.14%) SFIA
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCDP
1 4 (57.14%) CCIE
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Chartered Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) CISM
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Terraform
3 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
3 1 (14.29%) Kibana
3 1 (14.29%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Meraki