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 27 June 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.

Load Balancing
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 26 -
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex - 1.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £441 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +71.05% -5.00%  

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 85 160 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 87.63% 90.40% 75.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 104 72
Median daily rate £457 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.25% +3.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Middlesex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Load Balancing in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) Software Licensing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Load Balancing
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Licensing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5