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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 145 149 167
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 7 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.81% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 1.01% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 30 28
Average daily rate £339 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £348 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £528 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -80.64%
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
2632 4072 4650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 83.90% 80.89% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2087 3166 3367
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 50
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% -18.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 13 (41.94%) Firewall
2 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) Linux
3 9 (29.03%) DNS
4 8 (25.81%) Clustering
4 8 (25.81%) Banking
4 8 (25.81%) Cisco
4 8 (25.81%) Unix
5 7 (22.58%) F5
5 7 (22.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (19.35%) Investment Banking
6 6 (19.35%) LDAP
6 6 (19.35%) Solaris
6 6 (19.35%) VPN
6 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
6 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
6 6 (19.35%) Middleware
7 5 (16.13%) Juniper
7 5 (16.13%) SAN
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
7 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (16.13%) LAN
7 5 (16.13%) WAN
7 5 (16.13%) Java
7 5 (16.13%) Perl
7 5 (16.13%) Patch Management
8 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
8 4 (12.90%) Puppet
8 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) JBoss
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) Lync
3 1 (3.23%) MediaWiki
3 1 (3.23%) nginx
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Firewall
2 9 (29.03%) DNS
3 7 (22.58%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (19.35%) LDAP
4 6 (19.35%) VPN
5 5 (16.13%) LAN
5 5 (16.13%) SAN
5 5 (16.13%) WAN
6 4 (12.90%) BGP
6 4 (12.90%) OSPF
6 4 (12.90%) SSL
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (9.68%) EIGRP
8 2 (6.45%) HTTP
8 2 (6.45%) Internet
8 2 (6.45%) MPLS
8 2 (6.45%) Network Security
8 2 (6.45%) VLAN
8 2 (6.45%) VoIP
8 2 (6.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) DB2
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (6.45%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Hudson
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
3 6 (19.35%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Network Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Administrator
2 7 (22.58%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Unix Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Test Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) SAP Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Middleware
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) BAPI
3 2 (6.45%) SAP ALE
3 2 (6.45%) SAP PI
3 2 (6.45%) SAP XI
4 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.23%) J2EE
4 1 (3.23%) LAMP
4 1 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.23%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Clustering
2 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) BYOD
3 3 (9.68%) iPad
3 3 (9.68%) iPhone
3 3 (9.68%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Unix
3 6 (19.35%) Solaris
4 3 (9.68%) AIX
4 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (6.45%) SUSE
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Debian
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Patch Management
2 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
3 3 (9.68%) Automation Testing
3 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.68%) EAI
3 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
3 3 (9.68%) High Availability
3 3 (9.68%) Information Security
3 3 (9.68%) Low Latency
3 3 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (9.68%) Open Source
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
3 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
2 5 (16.13%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) Perl
3 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.45%) Korn
4 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) VBScript
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) CCNP
3 2 (6.45%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) vSphere
3 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) iptables
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.23%) NFS
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.23%) Postfix
4 1 (3.23%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Ansible
3 1 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.23%) SCSM
3 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Cisco
2 7 (22.58%) F5
3 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
4 5 (16.13%) Juniper
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.90%) VMware
6 3 (9.68%) Apple
6 3 (9.68%) Bloomberg
6 3 (9.68%) IBM
6 3 (9.68%) MobileIron
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.45%) Ariba
7 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.45%) SAP
7 2 (6.45%) WSO2
8 1 (3.23%) NetApp
8 1 (3.23%) Sophos
8 1 (3.23%) Veritas
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