Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 17 January 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 79 67
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12 +15
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 10 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.89% 0.87% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.05% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 15
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.44% -1.35% +23.33%
10th Percentile £355 £263 £318
90th Percentile £550 £500 £488
South West median daily rate £365 £376 £381
% change year-on-year -2.99% -1.31% -15.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £46.50 -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 918 1,049 1,121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 82.04% 82.73% 78.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 748 797
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -10.18%
10th Percentile £294 £255 £250
90th Percentile £613 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 29
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +2.67% +38.89%
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.50 £25.50
90th Percentile £38.75 £47.50 £46.10
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £36.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year -15.65% -5.77% +36.84%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Wiltshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Wiltshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in Wiltshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Swindon +6 10 £425 -8.11% 2
Load Balancing
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 6 (60.00%) F5
2 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (30.00%) Ansible
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (30.00%) Electronics
4 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (30.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
4 3 (30.00%) Ruby
4 3 (30.00%) Marketing
4 3 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) SAP
5 2 (20.00%) DSDM
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) Java

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Jetty
1 1 (10.00%) Mongrel
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (20.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (20.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (20.00%) Route 53
1 2 (20.00%) Serverless
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (30.00%) MPLS
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) FTP
3 2 (20.00%) HTTP
3 2 (20.00%) IPsec
3 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) SMS
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (20.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (30.00%) Electronics
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Implementation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
1 1 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (10.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) CentOS
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) DSDM
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) Xen
2 1 (10.00%) GlusterFS
2 1 (10.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (30.00%) Ansible
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (10.00%) Nagios
4 1 (10.00%) OSSEC
4 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) F5
2 3 (30.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) New Relic
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat