The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 164 171 181
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 37 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.51% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.66% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 14
Average daily rate
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£373 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.69% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £303 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4247 4832 4874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.51% 77.23% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3311 3563 3695
Average daily rate £464 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 57
Average hourly rate £23.63 £23.50 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.53% -67.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Load Balancing.

1 47 (59.49%) Cisco
2 44 (55.70%) F5
3 39 (49.37%) Firewall
4 36 (45.57%) Linux
5 30 (37.97%) CheckPoint
6 26 (32.91%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (31.65%) Windows
7 25 (31.65%) DNS
8 21 (26.58%) ITIL
8 21 (26.58%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (24.05%) Network Security
10 18 (22.78%) VMware
10 18 (22.78%) Python
10 18 (22.78%) OSPF
10 18 (22.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 17 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (21.52%) Java
11 17 (21.52%) CCNP
11 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (20.25%) Perl
12 16 (20.25%) Apache
12 16 (20.25%) Tomcat
12 16 (20.25%) Finance
13 15 (18.99%) SQL
13 15 (18.99%) LAN
13 15 (18.99%) BIG-IP
14 14 (17.72%) Banking
14 14 (17.72%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (17.72%) E-Commerce
14 14 (17.72%) VPN

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Load Balancing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (20.25%) Apache
1 16 (20.25%) Tomcat
2 14 (17.72%) IIS
3 6 (7.59%) nginx
4 3 (3.80%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.80%) Jetty
5 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.53%) Node.js
5 2 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.27%) Lync
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.27%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.27%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.27%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.80%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.27%) IaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) Office 365
5 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (49.37%) Firewall
2 25 (31.65%) DNS
3 21 (26.58%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (24.05%) Network Security
5 18 (22.78%) OSPF
5 18 (22.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 15 (18.99%) LAN
6 15 (18.99%) BIG-IP
7 14 (17.72%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (17.72%) VPN
7 14 (17.72%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (16.46%) DHCP
9 12 (15.19%) BGP
9 12 (15.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 11 (13.92%) VLAN
10 11 (13.92%) WAN
11 10 (12.66%) SSL
12 9 (11.39%) TCP/IP
12 9 (11.39%) Wireless
12 9 (11.39%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.33%) MySQL
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.53%) Redis
5 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.27%) DB2
6 1 (1.27%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Jenkins
1 14 (17.72%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.86%) Subversion
3 6 (7.59%) Mercurial
4 4 (5.06%) JIRA
5 3 (3.80%) Gradle
5 3 (3.80%) Hudson
5 3 (3.80%) MSBuild
5 3 (3.80%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.80%) Ant
5 3 (3.80%) Introscope
5 3 (3.80%) Maven
6 2 (2.53%) Selenium
7 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.27%) JMeter
7 1 (1.27%) WebLOAD
7 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 14 (17.72%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.80%) Publishing
4 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.80%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Electronics
6 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (27.85%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (7.59%) Network Specialist
3 6 (7.59%) Network Security Specialist
3 6 (7.59%) Security Specialist
3 6 (7.59%) Consultant
4 5 (6.33%) Analyst
4 5 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Security Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Architect
5 4 (5.06%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Network Support
6 3 (3.80%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) .NET
2 4 (5.06%) Java EE
2 4 (5.06%) XMPP
2 4 (5.06%) Web Services
3 3 (3.80%) XML
3 3 (3.80%) Django
3 3 (3.80%) LAMP
4 2 (2.53%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (2.53%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.27%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.27%) HTML5
5 1 (1.27%) XSL
5 1 (1.27%) HTML
5 1 (1.27%) CSS
5 1 (1.27%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.27%) Middleware
5 1 (1.27%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Clustering
2 6 (7.59%) Fat Client
2 6 (7.59%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.80%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.80%) PKI
3 3 (3.80%) Replication
4 2 (2.53%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.27%) Open Source
5 1 (1.27%) DTV
5 1 (1.27%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 36 (45.57%) Linux
2 25 (31.65%) Windows
3 10 (12.66%) Solaris
3 10 (12.66%) UNIX
4 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.80%) CentOS
5 3 (3.80%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.80%) Debian
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.27%) AIX
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) ITIL
2 14 (17.72%) E-Commerce
2 14 (17.72%) DevOps
3 12 (15.19%) Change Management
3 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.66%) Network Management
6 9 (11.39%) Release Management
7 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
7 8 (10.13%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (8.86%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.59%) Kanban
9 6 (7.59%) Project Management
10 5 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.06%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (5.06%) ITIL V3
12 3 (3.80%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Management
12 3 (3.80%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) Python
2 17 (21.52%) Java
3 16 (20.25%) Perl
4 15 (18.99%) SQL
5 9 (11.39%) Bash Shell
5 9 (11.39%) Shell Script
5 9 (11.39%) Ruby
6 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.59%) C
7 3 (3.80%) C++
7 3 (3.80%) PHP
7 3 (3.80%) Groovy
8 1 (1.27%) C-shell
8 1 (1.27%) VBScript
8 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 26 (32.91%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (21.52%) CCNP
3 12 (15.19%) CCSE
4 6 (7.59%) CCSA
4 6 (7.59%) CCNA
5 5 (6.33%) CCIE
6 3 (3.80%) CCSP
7 2 (2.53%) Degree
7 2 (2.53%) CISM
7 2 (2.53%) CISSP
8 1 (1.27%) Postgraduate
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.27%) MCITP
8 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.27%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.33%) vSphere
3 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.80%) VirtualBox
4 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.53%) ProxySG
5 2 (2.53%) Firmware
5 2 (2.53%) XenApp
5 2 (2.53%) vCloud
5 2 (2.53%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (2.53%) Varnish
6 1 (1.27%) KVM
6 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.27%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.27%) NFS
6 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (13.92%) Puppet
2 7 (8.86%) SCOM
3 6 (7.59%) Netcool
3 6 (7.59%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (5.06%) OPNET
4 4 (5.06%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (5.06%) SCOrch
4 4 (5.06%) StatsD
4 4 (5.06%) Graphite
4 4 (5.06%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (3.80%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (3.80%) Ansible
5 3 (3.80%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.80%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.80%) CA Wily
5 3 (3.80%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (2.53%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.53%) Kibana
Vendors
1 47 (59.49%) Cisco
2 44 (55.70%) F5
3 30 (37.97%) CheckPoint
4 18 (22.78%) VMware
5 14 (17.72%) Oracle
6 13 (16.46%) HP
7 12 (15.19%) Juniper
7 12 (15.19%) Blue Coat
8 11 (13.92%) Citrix
9 10 (12.66%) EMC
10 8 (10.13%) IBM
10 8 (10.13%) SolarWinds
11 7 (8.86%) Infoblox
12 6 (7.59%) McAfee
12 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
12 6 (7.59%) Imperva
12 6 (7.59%) Splunk
13 5 (6.33%) Riverbed
14 4 (5.06%) Aruba
15 3 (3.80%) Akamai
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