The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for Load Balancing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
South East / Middlesex
Rank 19 - 22
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 0.77% - 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% - 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +43.33%  

Load Balancing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 110 132 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 84.62% 83.54% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 93 78
Median daily rate £400 £405 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £315 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Median hourly rate - £48.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +49.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Middlesex

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Middlesex

Load Balancing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Load Balancing in Middlesex

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (50.00%) F5
1 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (50.00%) Software Licensing
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Mule
2 2 (33.33%) Mule ESB
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Java EE
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Java

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 (33.33%) Mule
1 2 (33.33%) Mule ESB
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Spatial Data
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) LAN Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) WAN Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Java EE
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle