The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
England / Midlands
Rank 22 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.63% 1.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 2.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.75 £43.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+8.72% -8.02%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
91 140 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 73.98% 77.78% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 72 37
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £25.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 2 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) SAML
1 2 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 2 (100.00%) SAML
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Presales
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware