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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 24 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.42% 1.25% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 1.52% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £404 £409 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.22% -18.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +16.12%
Load Balancing
South East

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
119 132 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 81.51% 82.50% 79.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 78 104
Median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £310 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (42.86%) Software Licensing
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Mule ESB
3 2 (28.57%) Mule
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Java EE
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript

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 (28.57%) Mule
1 2 (28.57%) Mule ESB
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) LDAP
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Spatial Data
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Java EE
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) Software Licensing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
1 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) KVM
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) VMware