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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 70 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 1 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 1.09% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 1.48% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £263 £315 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.51%
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 £43.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +4.00%
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
610 541 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.71% 73.71% 72.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 341 318
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 19
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.53 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -21.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £12.35 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
4 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security

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 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Implementation Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper