The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 59 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 6 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 1.45% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.94% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Median daily rate £300 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -74.19%
Load Balancing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
609 618 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.09% 74.64% 68.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 421 254
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £265 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £25.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -34.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
4 1 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (14.29%) Meru Networks
4 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
4 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Nagios
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Unix

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Implementation Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Meru Networks