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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 159 174 208
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +34
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 35 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.54% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.70% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 10
Average daily rate
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£438 £495 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% +24.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £350 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £378
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +66.66%
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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
4242 4556 5700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.60% 77.46% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3362 3388 4231
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 70
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.44 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% -0.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.95 £14.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.15 £58.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 36 (50.70%) Cisco
2 31 (43.66%) Linux
2 31 (43.66%) F5
3 26 (36.62%) Firewall
4 21 (29.58%) Finance
5 20 (28.17%) DNS
5 20 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (26.76%) CheckPoint
7 18 (25.35%) Windows
8 17 (23.94%) Perl
9 16 (22.54%) ITIL
10 15 (21.13%) Solaris
10 15 (21.13%) OSPF
10 15 (21.13%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (19.72%) SSL
11 14 (19.72%) DevOps
12 13 (18.31%) Data Centre
12 13 (18.31%) CCNP
12 13 (18.31%) VPN
12 13 (18.31%) Python
12 13 (18.31%) Java
12 13 (18.31%) Jenkins
12 13 (18.31%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (16.90%) Banking
13 12 (16.90%) SQL
13 12 (16.90%) UNIX
13 12 (16.90%) BGP
13 12 (16.90%) EIGRP
14 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
14 11 (15.49%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 9 (12.68%) Tomcat
2 8 (11.27%) IIS
2 8 (11.27%) Apache
3 4 (5.63%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.23%) nginx
5 2 (2.82%) JBoss
5 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.82%) Jetty
5 2 (2.82%) WordPress
6 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.41%) Lync
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.31%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (36.62%) Firewall
2 20 (28.17%) DNS
3 15 (21.13%) OSPF
3 15 (21.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (19.72%) SSL
5 13 (18.31%) VPN
6 12 (16.90%) BGP
6 12 (16.90%) EIGRP
7 11 (15.49%) LAN
7 11 (15.49%) WAN
8 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
8 9 (12.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (11.27%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (11.27%) DHCP
9 8 (11.27%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (9.86%) VLAN
10 7 (9.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (8.45%) Network Security
11 6 (8.45%) MPLS
11 6 (8.45%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.63%) MySQL
4 2 (2.82%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.04%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.63%) JIRA
5 3 (4.23%) Subversion
6 2 (2.82%) Maven
6 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.41%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.41%) Gradle
7 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.41%) Ant
7 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.41%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.41%) Introscope
7 1 (1.41%) JMeter
General
1 21 (29.58%) Finance
2 12 (16.90%) Banking
3 6 (8.45%) Investment Banking
3 6 (8.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Network Engineer
2 8 (11.27%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (11.27%) Administrator
3 7 (9.86%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 7 (9.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) UNIX Administrator
5 5 (7.04%) Security Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Network Support
6 4 (5.63%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.63%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Voice Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) .NET
1 3 (4.23%) XML
1 3 (4.23%) XMPP
2 2 (2.82%) Java EE
2 2 (2.82%) XSL
2 2 (2.82%) LAMP
3 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.41%) Ajax
3 1 (1.41%) Middleware
3 1 (1.41%) EJB
3 1 (1.41%) Django
3 1 (1.41%) jQuery
3 1 (1.41%) JPA
3 1 (1.41%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (1.41%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.08%) Clustering
3 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.23%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.82%) PKI
5 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.66%) Linux
2 18 (25.35%) Windows
3 15 (21.13%) Solaris
4 12 (16.90%) UNIX
5 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.82%) AIX
6 2 (2.82%) Debian
6 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) ITIL
2 14 (19.72%) DevOps
3 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
4 9 (12.68%) Release Management
5 8 (11.27%) Network Management
5 8 (11.27%) Change Management
5 8 (11.27%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.04%) Project Management
7 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.04%) Patch Management
8 4 (5.63%) SDLC
8 4 (5.63%) Low Latency
8 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.23%) Migration
9 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.23%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.94%) Perl
2 13 (18.31%) Java
2 13 (18.31%) Python
3 12 (16.90%) SQL
4 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
5 7 (9.86%) Bash Shell
5 7 (9.86%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.82%) Ruby
6 2 (2.82%) VBScript
6 2 (2.82%) PHP
7 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.41%) C#
7 1 (1.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (18.31%) CCNP
3 7 (9.86%) CCSA
4 6 (8.45%) CCSE
4 6 (8.45%) CCIE
5 5 (7.04%) CCNA
6 2 (2.82%) Postgraduate
6 2 (2.82%) Degree
7 1 (1.41%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (8.45%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.63%) NFS
2 4 (5.63%) vSphere
3 3 (4.23%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Puppet
1 8 (11.27%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (9.86%) SCOM
3 6 (8.45%) Graphite
4 5 (7.04%) Netcool
4 5 (7.04%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (5.63%) StatsD
5 4 (5.63%) SCOrch
6 3 (4.23%) HAProxy
6 3 (4.23%) OPNET
6 3 (4.23%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.82%) Ansible
7 2 (2.82%) Pingdom
8 1 (1.41%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (1.41%) XenMobile
8 1 (1.41%) CA Wily
8 1 (1.41%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (50.70%) Cisco
2 31 (43.66%) F5
3 19 (26.76%) CheckPoint
4 11 (15.49%) EMC
5 9 (12.68%) IBM
5 9 (12.68%) Oracle
6 8 (11.27%) Red Hat
6 8 (11.27%) Splunk
7 6 (8.45%) VMware
7 6 (8.45%) Blue Coat
7 6 (8.45%) NetApp
7 6 (8.45%) Juniper
8 5 (7.04%) McAfee
9 4 (5.63%) Veritas
9 4 (5.63%) Citrix
9 4 (5.63%) HP
9 4 (5.63%) Aruba
9 4 (5.63%) Akamai
10 3 (4.23%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.23%) SolarWinds
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