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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 140 190 175
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -15
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 20 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.51% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 16
Median daily rate £488 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
2831 4679 4741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.12% 80.12% 80.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 3695 3560
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 £335 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 51 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.95 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £59.70 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 (51.61%) DNS
2 15 (48.39%) Linux
3 14 (45.16%) Firewall
4 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) ITIL
5 11 (35.48%) Windows
6 10 (32.26%) Cisco
6 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
7 9 (29.03%) Unix
7 9 (29.03%) DevOps
7 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
8 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
8 8 (25.81%) Python
8 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
8 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 8 (25.81%) Change Management
8 8 (25.81%) Ruby
9 7 (22.58%) Finance
9 7 (22.58%) VPN
9 7 (22.58%) SSL
9 7 (22.58%) IBM
9 7 (22.58%) Oracle
9 7 (22.58%) F5
9 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (19.35%) Ansible
10 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (19.35%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (19.35%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (19.35%) WebSphere

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 (19.35%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
3 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.23%) CMS
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Lightstreamer
4 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (19.35%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.23%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) DNS
2 14 (45.16%) Firewall
3 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
4 7 (22.58%) SSL
4 7 (22.58%) VPN
5 5 (16.13%) DHCP
6 4 (12.90%) BGP
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (12.90%) ICMP
6 4 (12.90%) OSPF
7 3 (9.68%) EIGRP
7 3 (9.68%) HSRP
7 3 (9.68%) IPsec
7 3 (9.68%) Network Security
7 3 (9.68%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (9.68%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (9.68%) VoIP
7 3 (9.68%) VRRP
8 2 (6.45%) LDAP
8 2 (6.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) DB2
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Redis
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.90%) GoCD
2 4 (12.90%) Vagrant
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) MSI
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.45%) Front Office
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Exchange Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Packager
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Release Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Middleware
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (9.68%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) CSS3
4 1 (3.23%) Express
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) Node.js
4 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.23%) SAML
4 1 (3.23%) Sass
4 1 (3.23%) WebSockets
4 1 (3.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) DataPower
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.23%) MPEG
3 1 (3.23%) Streaming Media
3 1 (3.23%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
3 9 (29.03%) Unix
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
4 6 (19.35%) AIX
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (19.35%) SUSE
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.23%) CatOS
7 1 (3.23%) CentOS
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (38.71%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
3 9 (29.03%) DevOps
4 8 (25.81%) Change Management
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
6 5 (16.13%) Open Source
6 5 (16.13%) Software Delivery
7 4 (12.90%) Build Automation
7 4 (12.90%) High Availability
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
8 3 (9.68%) Service Management
9 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
9 2 (6.45%) ITSM
9 2 (6.45%) Migration
9 2 (6.45%) Network Design
9 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (3.23%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
1 8 (25.81%) Python
1 8 (25.81%) Ruby
2 5 (16.13%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
3 4 (12.90%) Perl
4 3 (9.68%) Korn
4 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) VBScript
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) CCNP
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) CCA
4 1 (3.23%) CCSP
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Docker
3 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) KVM
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.23%) oVirt
4 1 (3.23%) Snort
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (19.35%) Ansible
3 5 (16.13%) Puppet
3 5 (16.13%) Terraform
4 4 (12.90%) Packer
5 3 (9.68%) MIIS
6 2 (6.45%) Nagios
6 2 (6.45%) Salt
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (3.23%) Cobbler
7 1 (3.23%) Graphite
7 1 (3.23%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (3.23%) Pingdom
7 1 (3.23%) SCCM
7 1 (3.23%) TrustSec
7 1 (3.23%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) F5
3 7 (22.58%) IBM
3 7 (22.58%) Oracle
4 5 (16.13%) Splunk
5 4 (12.90%) Juniper
5 4 (12.90%) Palo Alto
5 4 (12.90%) Software AG
5 4 (12.90%) webMethods
6 3 (9.68%) Citrix
6 3 (9.68%) VMware
7 2 (6.45%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (6.45%) Rackspace
8 1 (3.23%) Akamai
8 1 (3.23%) Ektron
8 1 (3.23%) New Relic
8 1 (3.23%) SaltStack
8 1 (3.23%) SevOne
8 1 (3.23%) StreamBase
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
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