The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
South East / Middlesex
Rank 19 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.91% 1.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.85% 1.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £420 £409 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +100.00%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
103 120 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 80.47% 85.11% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 68 103
Median daily rate £400 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 2 (25.00%) Mule
1 2 (25.00%) Mule ESB
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Spatial Data
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) LAN Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Java EE
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) KVM
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) VMware