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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 141 163 177
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +14
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 16 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.69% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.86% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 21
Median daily rate £400 £383 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-5.62% -
Load Balancing
London

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
2927 4422 5017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.94% 80.28% 79.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 3441 3703
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 46
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.74 £95.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) ITIL
2 13 (56.52%) DNS
3 11 (47.83%) Linux
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco
5 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
6 8 (34.78%) Unix
6 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (30.43%) Finance
7 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (30.43%) Oracle
7 7 (30.43%) IBM
7 7 (30.43%) SSL
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 6 (26.09%) VPN
8 6 (26.09%) CCNP
8 6 (26.09%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) AIX
8 6 (26.09%) Middleware
8 6 (26.09%) OSPF
8 6 (26.09%) BGP
8 6 (26.09%) SUSE
8 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
8 6 (26.09%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (26.09%) F5
8 6 (26.09%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (21.74%) High Availability
9 5 (21.74%) Ansible
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) CMS
4 1 (4.35%) Confluence
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) Lightstreamer
4 1 (4.35%) MediaWiki
4 1 (4.35%) nginx
4 1 (4.35%) Node.js
4 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.35%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) DNS
3 7 (30.43%) SSL
4 6 (26.09%) BGP
4 6 (26.09%) OSPF
4 6 (26.09%) VPN
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (21.74%) DHCP
5 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (17.39%) LAN
6 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 4 (17.39%) VoIP
6 4 (17.39%) WAN
7 3 (13.04%) HSRP
7 3 (13.04%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (13.04%) VRRP
8 2 (8.70%) Network Security
8 2 (8.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) DB2
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Redis
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Hudson
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Release Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Release Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Middleware
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (13.04%) 802.1X
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) Express
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) LAMP
5 1 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.35%) SAML
5 1 (4.35%) Sass
5 1 (4.35%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
1 4 (17.39%) DataPower
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.35%) MPEG
3 1 (4.35%) Streaming Media
3 1 (4.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Unix
3 6 (26.09%) AIX
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Linux
3 6 (26.09%) SUSE
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
5 4 (17.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (8.70%) CentOS
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.35%) CatOS
7 1 (4.35%) Debian
7 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (21.74%) Change Management
4 5 (21.74%) High Availability
5 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
5 4 (17.39%) DevOps
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Service Management
7 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
7 2 (8.70%) ITSM
7 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (4.35%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.35%) Network Management
8 1 (4.35%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) Perl
2 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
3 3 (13.04%) Korn
3 3 (13.04%) PHP
3 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) VBScript
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) CCNA
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) CCA
4 1 (4.35%) CCSP
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Docker
4 1 (4.35%) iptables
4 1 (4.35%) KVM
4 1 (4.35%) oVirt
4 1 (4.35%) Postfix
4 1 (4.35%) Samba
4 1 (4.35%) Snort
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Ansible
2 4 (17.39%) Puppet
3 2 (8.70%) Nagios
3 2 (8.70%) Salt
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (4.35%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (4.35%) Cobbler
4 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.35%) Graphite
4 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.35%) Pingdom
4 1 (4.35%) TrustSec
4 1 (4.35%) yum
4 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) IBM
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 6 (26.09%) F5
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Juniper
4 4 (17.39%) Software AG
4 4 (17.39%) webMethods
5 3 (13.04%) VMware
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
6 2 (8.70%) Rackspace
7 1 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (4.35%) Apple
7 1 (4.35%) Avaya
7 1 (4.35%) CA
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) Nokia
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
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Rate: competitive
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