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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 151 162 162
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 41 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 0.67% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.86% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 18
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £348 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £480 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+21.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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
3988 4651 4352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.71% 77.43% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3120 3413 3332
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 77
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 41 (56.94%) Cisco
1 41 (56.94%) Firewall
2 36 (50.00%) F5
3 31 (43.06%) Linux
4 27 (37.50%) DNS
4 27 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 23 (31.94%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (31.94%) Network Security
6 21 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (29.17%) VMware
7 19 (26.39%) Windows
8 17 (23.61%) VPN
9 16 (22.22%) CCNP
9 16 (22.22%) BGP
9 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 15 (20.83%) CCSE
10 15 (20.83%) BIG-IP
10 15 (20.83%) OSPF
10 15 (20.83%) Finance
10 15 (20.83%) Citrix
10 15 (20.83%) WAN
10 15 (20.83%) Apache
10 15 (20.83%) Perl
11 14 (19.44%) Python
11 14 (19.44%) LAN
11 14 (19.44%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (19.44%) Puppet
12 13 (18.06%) E-Commerce
13 12 (16.67%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 15 (20.83%) Apache
2 6 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.33%) IIS
3 4 (5.56%) nginx
4 2 (2.78%) Lync
4 2 (2.78%) Node.js
4 2 (2.78%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.39%) JBoss
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.39%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.39%) Jetty
5 1 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.78%) IaaS
3 2 (2.78%) PaaS
3 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (56.94%) Firewall
2 27 (37.50%) DNS
3 23 (31.94%) Network Security
4 21 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (23.61%) VPN
6 16 (22.22%) BGP
6 16 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 15 (20.83%) OSPF
7 15 (20.83%) BIG-IP
7 15 (20.83%) WAN
8 14 (19.44%) LAN
8 14 (19.44%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (16.67%) VLAN
10 11 (15.28%) DHCP
11 10 (13.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 10 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (11.11%) NetScreen
12 8 (11.11%) SAN
12 8 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (11.11%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) MySQL
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.17%) DB2
3 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.78%) Redis
4 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.94%) Selenium
4 4 (5.56%) Subversion
5 3 (4.17%) Mercurial
5 3 (4.17%) Hudson
6 1 (1.39%) WebLOAD
6 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.39%) JMeter
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.17%) Retail
4 3 (4.17%) Publishing
5 2 (2.78%) Legal
5 2 (2.78%) Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.39%) Electronics
6 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.67%) Consultant
3 7 (9.72%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Architect
4 6 (8.33%) Security Specialist
4 6 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 6 (8.33%) Network Security Specialist
5 4 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (2.78%) Security Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Administrator
7 2 (2.78%) Security Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Network Consultant
7 2 (2.78%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.78%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) LAMP
2 5 (6.94%) Web Services
3 3 (4.17%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.78%) Play Framework
4 2 (2.78%) XML
4 2 (2.78%) .NET
4 2 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.39%) Java EE
5 1 (1.39%) YAML
5 1 (1.39%) HTML5
5 1 (1.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 8 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Open Source
4 3 (4.17%) Replication
4 3 (4.17%) Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) PKI
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.39%) DTV
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) BBC
6 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.06%) Linux
2 19 (26.39%) Windows
3 7 (9.72%) CentOS
4 6 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.33%) UNIX
5 4 (5.56%) AIX
5 4 (5.56%) Windows 2000
6 3 (4.17%) SUSE
6 3 (4.17%) Solaris
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.39%) Debian
7 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) E-Commerce
2 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (12.50%) Kanban
3 9 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (11.11%) DevOps
5 7 (9.72%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 5 (6.94%) Network Architecture
7 5 (6.94%) ITIL
8 4 (5.56%) Change Management
8 4 (5.56%) Network Management
8 4 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (5.56%) Line Management
8 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.17%) Service Management
9 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.78%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.83%) Perl
2 14 (19.44%) Python
3 12 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 11 (15.28%) Ruby
5 7 (9.72%) C
6 6 (8.33%) Java
6 6 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.94%) SQL
8 4 (5.56%) PHP
9 3 (4.17%) Groovy
10 1 (1.39%) C-shell
10 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.39%) C++
10 1 (1.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (31.94%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (22.22%) CCNP
3 15 (20.83%) CCSE
4 9 (12.50%) CCSA
5 5 (6.94%) CCSP
6 2 (2.78%) CCIE
6 2 (2.78%) CCNA
6 2 (2.78%) CISSP
6 2 (2.78%) CISM
6 2 (2.78%) Degree
7 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.39%) MCP
7 1 (1.39%) MCSE
7 1 (1.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.89%) vSphere
3 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.94%) Firmware
4 4 (5.56%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (4.17%) VirtualBox
6 2 (2.78%) NFS
6 2 (2.78%) Varnish
6 2 (2.78%) vCloud
6 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.78%) XenApp
7 1 (1.39%) XenServer
7 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.39%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.39%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) Puppet
2 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 5 (6.94%) Cobbler
2 5 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.94%) Ansible
3 3 (4.17%) Vagrant
3 3 (4.17%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.78%) Cacti
4 2 (2.78%) Nessus
4 2 (2.78%) OpenView
4 2 (2.78%) Nagios
4 2 (2.78%) SCOM
4 2 (2.78%) Kibana
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.39%) SmokePing
5 1 (1.39%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.39%) Netcool
5 1 (1.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 41 (56.94%) Cisco
2 36 (50.00%) F5
3 27 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 21 (29.17%) VMware
5 15 (20.83%) Citrix
6 12 (16.67%) HP
7 10 (13.89%) Blue Coat
8 8 (11.11%) Juniper
9 7 (9.72%) Infoblox
10 6 (8.33%) Imperva
10 6 (8.33%) EMC
11 5 (6.94%) Oracle
11 5 (6.94%) IBM
12 4 (5.56%) SolarWinds
13 3 (4.17%) Riverbed
13 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
14 2 (2.78%) Adobe
14 2 (2.78%) Dell
14 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
14 2 (2.78%) NetApp
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