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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 177 176 183
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 26 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.46% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.59% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £318 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £381 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +27.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £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
4540 4566 5387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.62% 77.44% 77.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3598 3440 4056
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 37 102
Average hourly rate £24.50 £21.75 £36.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.64% -39.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 38 (56.72%) Cisco
2 35 (52.24%) Firewall
3 32 (47.76%) Linux
4 30 (44.78%) F5
5 24 (35.82%) Windows
6 23 (34.33%) CheckPoint
7 22 (32.84%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (31.34%) DNS
9 19 (28.36%) ITIL
10 16 (23.88%) Tomcat
11 15 (22.39%) Java
11 15 (22.39%) SQL
11 15 (22.39%) IIS
11 15 (22.39%) Apache
11 15 (22.39%) OSPF
11 15 (22.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (22.39%) DevOps
11 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (20.90%) Data Centre
12 14 (20.90%) LAN
12 14 (20.90%) Python
12 14 (20.90%) VMware
12 14 (20.90%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (19.40%) Oracle
13 13 (19.40%) CCNP
13 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (17.91%) VPN
14 12 (17.91%) DHCP
14 12 (17.91%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 16 (23.88%) Tomcat
2 15 (22.39%) IIS
2 15 (22.39%) Apache
3 6 (8.96%) nginx
4 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.99%) Jetty
5 2 (2.99%) Lync
5 2 (2.99%) Node.js
5 2 (2.99%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.49%) WordPress
6 1 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.49%) JBoss
6 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.49%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.49%) PaaS
4 1 (1.49%) Office 365
4 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (52.24%) Firewall
2 21 (31.34%) DNS
3 15 (22.39%) OSPF
3 15 (22.39%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (20.90%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (20.90%) LAN
5 12 (17.91%) DHCP
5 12 (17.91%) VPN
5 12 (17.91%) BGP
5 12 (17.91%) Network Security
6 11 (16.42%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (16.42%) WAN
7 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
7 10 (14.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 10 (14.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 9 (13.43%) SSL
8 9 (13.43%) VLAN
9 8 (11.94%) Wireless
10 7 (10.45%) EIGRP
10 7 (10.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.97%) MySQL
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.99%) Redis
6 1 (1.49%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.49%) DB2
6 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.49%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
1 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.46%) Mercurial
2 5 (7.46%) JIRA
2 5 (7.46%) Subversion
3 4 (5.97%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.48%) Hudson
4 3 (4.48%) MSBuild
4 3 (4.48%) Gradle
4 3 (4.48%) Maven
4 3 (4.48%) Ant
4 3 (4.48%) Introscope
5 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (17.91%) Banking
2 10 (14.93%) Finance
3 5 (7.46%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.48%) Publishing
4 3 (4.48%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Security Specialist
5 4 (5.97%) Network Support
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Network Specialist
5 4 (5.97%) Network Security Specialist
5 4 (5.97%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Communications Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) XML
1 5 (7.46%) .NET
2 4 (5.97%) XMPP
2 4 (5.97%) Java EE
3 3 (4.48%) Django
4 2 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (2.99%) LAMP
4 2 (2.99%) XSL
4 2 (2.99%) Web Services
4 2 (2.99%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.49%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.49%) Middleware
5 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.49%) Ajax
5 1 (1.49%) EJB
5 1 (1.49%) CSS
5 1 (1.49%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.49%) jQuery
5 1 (1.49%) JPA
5 1 (1.49%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (20.90%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.96%) Clustering
4 4 (5.97%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.97%) Thin Client
5 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.48%) PKI
6 2 (2.99%) Replication
6 2 (2.99%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.49%) BBC
7 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.76%) Linux
2 24 (35.82%) Windows
3 10 (14.93%) Solaris
4 9 (13.43%) UNIX
5 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.99%) AIX
6 2 (2.99%) Debian
6 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) ITIL
2 15 (22.39%) DevOps
3 12 (17.91%) E-Commerce
4 11 (16.42%) Change Management
4 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (16.42%) Release Management
5 9 (13.43%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (11.94%) Network Management
7 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.96%) Project Management
9 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.97%) Migration
10 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.97%) SDLC
11 3 (4.48%) Technical Analysis
11 3 (4.48%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (4.48%) Business Continuity
11 3 (4.48%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) Java
1 15 (22.39%) SQL
2 14 (20.90%) Python
3 11 (16.42%) Perl
4 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
5 8 (11.94%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.46%) Ruby
7 4 (5.97%) C
8 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.48%) C++
8 3 (4.48%) Groovy
9 2 (2.99%) PHP
9 2 (2.99%) VBScript
10 1 (1.49%) C#
10 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.49%) C-shell
10 1 (1.49%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (19.40%) CCNP
3 9 (13.43%) CCSE
4 7 (10.45%) CCNA
4 7 (10.45%) CCIE
5 6 (8.96%) CCSA
6 3 (4.48%) Degree
7 2 (2.99%) Postgraduate
8 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.49%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.49%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.49%) MCITP
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.48%) ProxySG
3 3 (4.48%) vSphere
3 3 (4.48%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.99%) Varnish
4 2 (2.99%) XenApp
5 1 (1.49%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.49%) NFS
5 1 (1.49%) Firmware
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.49%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (10.45%) SCOM
2 7 (10.45%) Puppet
3 5 (7.46%) Netcool
3 5 (7.46%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (7.46%) Graphite
4 4 (5.97%) SCOrch
4 4 (5.97%) StatsD
4 4 (5.97%) OPNET
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (4.48%) CA Wily
5 3 (4.48%) Vagrant
5 3 (4.48%) BladeLogic
5 3 (4.48%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (2.99%) Ansible
6 2 (2.99%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.49%) OpenView
7 1 (1.49%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (1.49%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 38 (56.72%) Cisco
2 30 (44.78%) F5
3 23 (34.33%) CheckPoint
4 14 (20.90%) VMware
5 13 (19.40%) Oracle
6 12 (17.91%) HP
7 9 (13.43%) Citrix
7 9 (13.43%) Blue Coat
8 8 (11.94%) EMC
8 8 (11.94%) IBM
8 8 (11.94%) Splunk
9 6 (8.96%) Juniper
9 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
9 6 (8.96%) SolarWinds
10 5 (7.46%) Aruba
10 5 (7.46%) McAfee
11 4 (5.97%) Akamai
11 4 (5.97%) Infoblox
11 4 (5.97%) Imperva
11 4 (5.97%) Riverbed
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