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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 177 208 167
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -41
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 23 23 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.31% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.41% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 32
Average daily rate
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£463 £405 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.19% +6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £346 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £590 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.68%
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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
4422 5597 5890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.06% 76.06% 75.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 4197 4388
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 91
Average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 20 (40.00%) Cisco
1 20 (40.00%) Firewall
2 18 (36.00%) Finance
3 15 (30.00%) DNS
3 15 (30.00%) F5
4 14 (28.00%) Linux
5 13 (26.00%) CheckPoint
5 13 (26.00%) Blue Coat
6 12 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (20.00%) VPN
8 9 (18.00%) Citrix
8 9 (18.00%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (16.00%) SSL
9 8 (16.00%) DHCP
9 8 (16.00%) Oracle
9 8 (16.00%) Windows
9 8 (16.00%) Apache
9 8 (16.00%) NetScaler
9 8 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (14.00%) Network Security
10 7 (14.00%) IIS
10 7 (14.00%) Perl
10 7 (14.00%) McAfee
11 6 (12.00%) BGP
11 6 (12.00%) Tomcat
11 6 (12.00%) UNIX
11 6 (12.00%) Nortel
11 6 (12.00%) CCNP
11 6 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (12.00%) Aruba

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 8 (16.00%) Apache
2 7 (14.00%) IIS
3 6 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.00%) Lync
6 1 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) PaaS
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) Firewall
2 15 (30.00%) DNS
3 12 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (20.00%) VPN
5 8 (16.00%) SSL
5 8 (16.00%) DHCP
5 8 (16.00%) NetScaler
5 8 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (14.00%) Network Security
7 6 (12.00%) BGP
8 5 (10.00%) BIG-IP
8 5 (10.00%) IPsec
8 5 (10.00%) SAN
8 5 (10.00%) Internet
9 4 (8.00%) MPLS
9 4 (8.00%) LDAP
9 4 (8.00%) Ethernet
9 4 (8.00%) HTTP
9 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (8.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) MySQL
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) DB2
3 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.00%) WebLOAD
2 1 (2.00%) InstallShield
General
1 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.00%) German Language
6 1 (2.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Network Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Network Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Perl Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.00%) Lead Technical Architect
6 1 (2.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Java EE
1 3 (6.00%) Regular Expression
1 3 (6.00%) CSS
2 2 (4.00%) FIXML
2 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) XML
2 2 (4.00%) CGI
2 2 (4.00%) FastCGI
2 2 (4.00%) REST
2 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.00%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.00%) WCF
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Clustering
2 3 (6.00%) Firmware
3 2 (4.00%) Open Source
3 2 (4.00%) SWIFT
3 2 (4.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.00%) CMDB
4 1 (2.00%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.00%) Windows
3 6 (12.00%) UNIX
3 6 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.00%) SUSE
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) AIX
4 3 (6.00%) Solaris
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.00%) CentOS
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (10.00%) Validation
1 5 (10.00%) ITIL
1 5 (10.00%) Change Management
2 4 (8.00%) Service Management
2 4 (8.00%) Migration
3 3 (6.00%) Network Design
3 3 (6.00%) Network Management
3 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (4.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (4.00%) B2B
4 2 (4.00%) OO
4 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.00%) Product Management
4 2 (4.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.00%) TDD
4 2 (4.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) Perl
2 5 (10.00%) Java
2 5 (10.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.00%) Python
4 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.00%) VB
5 2 (4.00%) ActionScript
5 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.00%) PHP
5 2 (4.00%) C
5 2 (4.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.00%) Bourne shell
6 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.00%) CCNP
3 3 (6.00%) MCSE
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.00%) CCNA
4 2 (4.00%) CCIE
4 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) MCITP
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.00%) MCTS
5 1 (2.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.00%) CCSE
5 1 (2.00%) CCSA
5 1 (2.00%) MCSA
5 1 (2.00%) CCSP
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CCEA
5 1 (2.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) ProxySG
2 3 (6.00%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (6.00%) vSphere
2 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.00%) XenApp
3 1 (2.00%) XenServer
3 1 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) CA SiteMinder
1 2 (4.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.00%) YUM
2 1 (2.00%) Control-M
2 1 (2.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Cisco
2 15 (30.00%) F5
3 13 (26.00%) CheckPoint
3 13 (26.00%) Blue Coat
4 9 (18.00%) Citrix
5 8 (16.00%) Oracle
6 7 (14.00%) McAfee
7 6 (12.00%) Nortel
7 6 (12.00%) Aruba
7 6 (12.00%) VMware
7 6 (12.00%) NetScout
7 6 (12.00%) Ciena
8 5 (10.00%) Juniper
9 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
9 4 (8.00%) Nokia
9 4 (8.00%) HP
9 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.00%) IBM
10 3 (6.00%) NetApp
11 2 (4.00%) Veritas
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