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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 161 165 157
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 37 38 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.57% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.74% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 26
Average daily rate
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£475 £390 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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
4303 5124 4535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.59% 77.06% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3401 3767 3440
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 57 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £77.50 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 38 (55.07%) Cisco
2 35 (50.72%) Firewall
2 35 (50.72%) F5
3 26 (37.68%) CheckPoint
4 25 (36.23%) Linux
5 23 (33.33%) DNS
6 21 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (28.99%) Network Security
8 19 (27.54%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (27.54%) Finance
9 18 (26.09%) Windows
10 17 (24.64%) VPN
11 15 (21.74%) VMware
12 14 (20.29%) CCNP
12 14 (20.29%) Perl
13 13 (18.84%) WAN
13 13 (18.84%) BGP
13 13 (18.84%) BIG-IP
13 13 (18.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 12 (17.39%) CCSE
14 12 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (17.39%) Shell Script
14 12 (17.39%) Apache
14 12 (17.39%) Python
14 12 (17.39%) LAN
15 11 (15.94%) Citrix
15 11 (15.94%) OSPF
15 11 (15.94%) Banking
16 10 (14.49%) CCSA
16 10 (14.49%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 12 (17.39%) Apache
2 5 (7.25%) IIS
3 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.45%) JBoss
5 1 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.45%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.45%) Jetty
5 1 (1.45%) nginx
5 1 (1.45%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.90%) PaaS
1 2 (2.90%) IaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 35 (50.72%) Firewall
2 23 (33.33%) DNS
3 20 (28.99%) Network Security
4 19 (27.54%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (24.64%) VPN
6 13 (18.84%) WAN
6 13 (18.84%) BGP
6 13 (18.84%) BIG-IP
6 13 (18.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 12 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (17.39%) LAN
8 11 (15.94%) OSPF
9 9 (13.04%) VLAN
9 9 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (11.59%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (11.59%) DHCP
10 8 (11.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 7 (10.14%) NetScaler
11 7 (10.14%) Ethernet
11 7 (10.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) MySQL
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.35%) DB2
4 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
1 8 (11.59%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.25%) Selenium
3 3 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) JMeter
4 1 (1.45%) WebLOAD
4 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (27.54%) Finance
2 11 (15.94%) Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.35%) Retail
5 2 (2.90%) Legal
5 2 (2.90%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Games
6 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.45%) Front Office
6 1 (1.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) Consultant
3 7 (10.14%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Network Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Network Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Security Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.35%) Network Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.90%) Security Consultant
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Security Specialist
7 2 (2.90%) Network Specialist
7 2 (2.90%) Network Security Specialist
7 2 (2.90%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) LAMP
2 3 (4.35%) .NET
2 3 (4.35%) Web Services
2 3 (4.35%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.90%) Java EE
4 1 (1.45%) WCF
4 1 (1.45%) YAML
4 1 (1.45%) HTML5
4 1 (1.45%) Middleware
4 1 (1.45%) CSS
4 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Thin Client
1 4 (5.80%) Fat Client
1 4 (5.80%) Open Source
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Clustering
3 2 (2.90%) PKI
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) DTV
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.45%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.23%) Linux
2 18 (26.09%) Windows
3 7 (10.14%) CentOS
3 7 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.70%) UNIX
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.80%) AIX
5 4 (5.80%) Windows 2000
6 3 (4.35%) SUSE
6 3 (4.35%) Solaris
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) Debian
7 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.04%) E-Commerce
1 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (10.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (10.14%) Kanban
3 6 (8.70%) Performance Testing
3 6 (8.70%) ITIL
3 6 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (7.25%) DevOps
4 5 (7.25%) Change Management
4 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (7.25%) Network Architecture
4 5 (7.25%) Network Management
5 4 (5.80%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (5.80%) Line Management
5 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.35%) Service Management
6 3 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (2.90%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) Perl
2 12 (17.39%) Python
2 12 (17.39%) Shell Script
3 8 (11.59%) Ruby
4 6 (8.70%) Java
5 4 (5.80%) SQL
6 3 (4.35%) PHP
6 3 (4.35%) C
6 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.45%) C++
7 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (20.29%) CCNP
3 12 (17.39%) CCSE
4 10 (14.49%) CCSA
5 6 (8.70%) CCSP
6 3 (4.35%) CCIE
7 2 (2.90%) CCNA
7 2 (2.90%) CISSP
7 2 (2.90%) CISM
7 2 (2.90%) Degree
8 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.45%) MCP
8 1 (1.45%) MCSE
8 1 (1.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.04%) vSphere
3 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.80%) Firmware
4 4 (5.80%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (2.90%) vCloud
5 2 (2.90%) NFS
5 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.90%) XenApp
6 1 (1.45%) XenServer
6 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.45%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) Puppet
2 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 5 (7.25%) Cobbler
2 5 (7.25%) Ansible
3 3 (4.35%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.90%) Cacti
4 2 (2.90%) Kibana
4 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.90%) Control-M
4 2 (2.90%) Nagios
4 2 (2.90%) Nessus
5 1 (1.45%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.45%) WSUS
5 1 (1.45%) SCOM
5 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.45%) OpenView
5 1 (1.45%) Netcool
5 1 (1.45%) SmokePing
5 1 (1.45%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (1.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 38 (55.07%) Cisco
2 35 (50.72%) F5
3 26 (37.68%) CheckPoint
4 15 (21.74%) VMware
5 11 (15.94%) Citrix
6 9 (13.04%) Juniper
7 7 (10.14%) HP
7 7 (10.14%) Blue Coat
8 6 (8.70%) Oracle
8 6 (8.70%) EMC
9 5 (7.25%) IBM
10 3 (4.35%) Nokia
10 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.35%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.35%) Infoblox
11 2 (2.90%) Imperva
11 2 (2.90%) New Relic
11 2 (2.90%) Perforce
11 2 (2.90%) TippingPoint
11 2 (2.90%) Riverbed
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £480.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago