Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 81 89
Rank change year-on-year -9 +8 -15
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 12 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.81% 0.92% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.07% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 2
Wiltshire median daily rate - £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.69% -19.44%
South West median daily rate £425 £355 £393
% change year-on-year +19.72% -9.55% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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 1,280 1,126 1,001
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 86.08% 86.62% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 736 695
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £281 £255
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 25 24
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +0.67% +65.56%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.00 £13.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.00 £76.75
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.07% +8.57% -5.41%

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 25 September 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
Corsham - 7 - -
Swindon -18 4 - - 2
Load Balancing
South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
3 10 (83.33%) VMware
4 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) VMware NSX
5 7 (58.33%) Juniper
5 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (50.00%) Atlassian
6 6 (50.00%) Veeam
6 6 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (50.00%) McAfee
6 6 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (50.00%) vCenter Server
6 6 (50.00%) Splunk
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
8 2 (16.67%) MCSE
8 2 (16.67%) CCNP
8 2 (16.67%) HP
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) ADSL
3 1 (8.33%) BGP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (8.33%) Junos
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) OSPF
3 1 (8.33%) TACACS
3 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Gerrit
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Check Point Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (8.33%) EMC VNX
1 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) AIX
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (8.33%) NsoIT
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCDP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIE
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIP
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIS
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (66.67%) VMware NSX
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Juniper
4 6 (50.00%) Atlassian
4 6 (50.00%) McAfee
4 6 (50.00%) Splunk
4 6 (50.00%) Veeam
5 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (16.67%) F5
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
7 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 1 (8.33%) EMC
7 1 (8.33%) IBM
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow