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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 174 195 186
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 31 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.39% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.50% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 22
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £345 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £579 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -34.37%
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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
4506 5553 5448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.65% 76.47% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3479 4098 4053
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 75 92
Average hourly rate £15.25 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.90 £16.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 October 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 October 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 26 (48.15%) Firewall
2 25 (46.30%) Cisco
3 20 (37.04%) Linux
4 18 (33.33%) DNS
5 17 (31.48%) F5
6 14 (25.93%) Finance
6 14 (25.93%) VPN
6 14 (25.93%) CheckPoint
7 13 (24.07%) Windows
8 12 (22.22%) WAN
8 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (20.37%) VMware
10 10 (18.52%) Network Security
10 10 (18.52%) Citrix
10 10 (18.52%) BGP
10 10 (18.52%) DHCP
10 10 (18.52%) LAN
10 10 (18.52%) Apache
11 9 (16.67%) Python
11 9 (16.67%) Perl
11 9 (16.67%) CCNP
11 9 (16.67%) Banking
12 8 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (14.81%) MySQL
12 8 (14.81%) Oracle
12 8 (14.81%) NetScaler
13 7 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (12.96%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 10 (18.52%) Apache
2 7 (12.96%) IIS
3 5 (9.26%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.70%) Lync
4 2 (3.70%) JBoss
5 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.85%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.85%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) IaaS
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) PaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (48.15%) Firewall
2 18 (33.33%) DNS
3 14 (25.93%) VPN
4 12 (22.22%) WAN
4 12 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (18.52%) Network Security
5 10 (18.52%) BGP
5 10 (18.52%) DHCP
5 10 (18.52%) LAN
6 8 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (14.81%) NetScaler
7 7 (12.96%) SSL
7 7 (12.96%) Internet
7 7 (12.96%) VLAN
8 6 (11.11%) OSPF
8 6 (11.11%) SAN
8 6 (11.11%) EIGRP
9 5 (9.26%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (9.26%) IPsec
10 4 (7.41%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) MySQL
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) DB2
4 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Selenium
1 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.41%) Retail
5 3 (5.56%) Legal
6 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.85%) Front Office
7 1 (1.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Consultant
3 8 (14.81%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Network Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Network Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.70%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) LAMP
2 3 (5.56%) CSS
2 3 (5.56%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.70%) Java EE
3 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 2 (3.70%) FIXML
4 1 (1.85%) Middleware
4 1 (1.85%) CGI
4 1 (1.85%) .NET
4 1 (1.85%) XML
4 1 (1.85%) REST
4 1 (1.85%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.85%) WCF
4 1 (1.85%) YAML
4 1 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.85%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Clustering
2 3 (5.56%) Open Source
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) SWIFT
3 2 (3.70%) PKI
3 2 (3.70%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) CMDB
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Linux
2 13 (24.07%) Windows
3 8 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.41%) CentOS
5 4 (7.41%) AIX
5 4 (7.41%) UNIX
6 3 (5.56%) Solaris
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (5.56%) SUSE
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (12.96%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Change Management
2 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
2 5 (9.26%) Line Management
3 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
3 4 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (7.41%) Migration
3 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.41%) Service Management
4 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (5.56%) Kanban
4 3 (5.56%) Performance Testing
4 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.70%) DevOps
5 2 (3.70%) Capacity Management
5 2 (3.70%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) Python
1 9 (16.67%) Perl
2 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) Java
2 5 (9.26%) Ruby
3 2 (3.70%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.70%) C
3 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.70%) PHP
3 2 (3.70%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.85%) VB
4 1 (1.85%) C++
4 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.67%) CCNP
3 5 (9.26%) CCSE
3 5 (9.26%) CCSA
4 3 (5.56%) Degree
5 2 (3.70%) MCSE
5 2 (3.70%) CCNA
5 2 (3.70%) CCIE
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.85%) CCSP
6 1 (1.85%) MCSA
6 1 (1.85%) MCP
6 1 (1.85%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.85%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.70%) QA
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (11.11%) vSphere
2 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.56%) Firmware
3 3 (5.56%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.70%) ProxySG
4 2 (3.70%) XenApp
5 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.85%) NFS
5 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.85%) XenServer
5 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Puppet
2 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (5.56%) Cobbler
2 3 (5.56%) Ansible
3 2 (3.70%) Nessus
3 2 (3.70%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (3.70%) Control-M
4 1 (1.85%) Nagios
4 1 (1.85%) OpenView
4 1 (1.85%) SCOM
4 1 (1.85%) Cacti
4 1 (1.85%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.85%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.85%) SmokePing
4 1 (1.85%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Cisco
2 17 (31.48%) F5
3 14 (25.93%) CheckPoint
4 11 (20.37%) VMware
5 10 (18.52%) Citrix
6 8 (14.81%) Oracle
7 6 (11.11%) HP
8 5 (9.26%) Juniper
8 5 (9.26%) Blue Coat
9 4 (7.41%) IBM
9 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
10 3 (5.56%) EMC
10 3 (5.56%) Nokia
10 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.70%) Axway
11 2 (3.70%) Riverbed
11 2 (3.70%) Tumbleweed
11 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.70%) Aruba
11 2 (3.70%) Veritas
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