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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 152 159 179
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 33 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.61% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.79% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 14
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£413 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £356 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £155.00 -
% change year-on-year
-69.83% -
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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
4047 4545 4410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.03% 77.45% 76.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3161 3233 3373
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £27.58 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.87% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.89 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 42 (57.53%) Firewall
2 41 (56.16%) Cisco
3 39 (53.42%) F5
4 28 (38.36%) Linux
5 27 (36.99%) CheckPoint
6 25 (34.25%) DNS
7 24 (32.88%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (30.14%) Network Security
9 19 (26.03%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (26.03%) VMware
9 19 (26.03%) Windows
10 17 (23.29%) WAN
10 17 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (21.92%) LAN
11 16 (21.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 15 (20.55%) CCNP
12 15 (20.55%) OSPF
12 15 (20.55%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (20.55%) CCSE
12 15 (20.55%) BIG-IP
13 14 (19.18%) BGP
13 14 (19.18%) Citrix
13 14 (19.18%) Finance
13 14 (19.18%) Apache
14 13 (17.81%) VPN
14 13 (17.81%) Python
15 12 (16.44%) E-Commerce
15 12 (16.44%) Perl
15 12 (16.44%) HP
15 12 (16.44%) Blue Coat

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 14 (19.18%) Apache
2 9 (12.33%) Tomcat
3 8 (10.96%) IIS
4 4 (5.48%) nginx
5 2 (2.74%) Lync
5 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.74%) Node.js
5 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.37%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.37%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.37%) Jetty
6 1 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.37%) PaaS
4 1 (1.37%) Office 365
4 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (57.53%) Firewall
2 25 (34.25%) DNS
3 22 (30.14%) Network Security
4 19 (26.03%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (23.29%) WAN
6 16 (21.92%) LAN
6 16 (21.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 15 (20.55%) BIG-IP
7 15 (20.55%) Cisco IOS
7 15 (20.55%) OSPF
8 14 (19.18%) BGP
9 13 (17.81%) VPN
10 11 (15.07%) DHCP
11 10 (13.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 9 (12.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (10.96%) EIGRP
13 8 (10.96%) NetScreen
13 8 (10.96%) VLAN
14 7 (9.59%) MPLS
14 7 (9.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) MySQL
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.74%) Redis
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.37%) DB2
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.22%) Subversion
4 5 (6.85%) Mercurial
5 4 (5.48%) Selenium
6 3 (4.11%) Hudson
7 2 (2.74%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.74%) Gradle
7 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.74%) Maven
7 2 (2.74%) Ant
7 2 (2.74%) Introscope
8 1 (1.37%) JMeter
8 1 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.37%) JIRA
8 1 (1.37%) WebLOAD
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 12 (16.44%) Banking
3 5 (6.85%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Publishing
4 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.74%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Games
6 1 (1.37%) Legal
6 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.44%) Consultant
3 8 (10.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (8.22%) Security Specialist
4 6 (8.22%) Network Specialist
4 6 (8.22%) Network Security Specialist
5 5 (6.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Architect
6 3 (4.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Security Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Security Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Network Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (2.74%) Security Consultant
7 2 (2.74%) Administrator
7 2 (2.74%) Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Network Consultant
7 2 (2.74%) Web Hosting Specialist
7 2 (2.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) LAMP
2 4 (5.48%) .NET
2 4 (5.48%) Web Services
3 3 (4.11%) Java EE
4 2 (2.74%) Django
4 2 (2.74%) Play Framework
4 2 (2.74%) XML
4 2 (2.74%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.37%) CSS
5 1 (1.37%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.37%) Middleware
5 1 (1.37%) HTML
5 1 (1.37%) HTML5
5 1 (1.37%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) Thin Client
2 8 (10.96%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.48%) Clustering
4 3 (4.11%) PKI
4 3 (4.11%) Replication
5 2 (2.74%) Open Source
6 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.37%) DTV
6 1 (1.37%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.36%) Linux
2 19 (26.03%) Windows
3 9 (12.33%) UNIX
4 6 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.85%) CentOS
6 4 (5.48%) Windows 2000
7 3 (4.11%) Solaris
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.37%) AIX
8 1 (1.37%) SUSE
8 1 (1.37%) Debian
8 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) E-Commerce
2 11 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (10.96%) ITIL
4 8 (10.96%) Kanban
4 8 (10.96%) DevOps
5 7 (9.59%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.85%) Performance Testing
7 5 (6.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (6.85%) Network Architecture
8 4 (5.48%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (5.48%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.48%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (5.48%) Change Management
8 4 (5.48%) Business Continuity
9 3 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.11%) Release Management
9 3 (4.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) Python
2 12 (16.44%) Perl
3 11 (15.07%) Shell Script
4 9 (12.33%) Ruby
4 9 (12.33%) Java
5 7 (9.59%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.22%) C
7 5 (6.85%) SQL
8 3 (4.11%) PHP
8 3 (4.11%) Groovy
9 2 (2.74%) C++
10 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.37%) Korn
10 1 (1.37%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 24 (32.88%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (20.55%) CCNP
2 15 (20.55%) CCSE
3 9 (12.33%) CCSA
4 5 (6.85%) CCSP
5 3 (4.11%) CCIE
5 3 (4.11%) Degree
6 2 (2.74%) CCNA
6 2 (2.74%) CISSP
6 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.74%) CISM
7 1 (1.37%) MCP
7 1 (1.37%) MCSE
7 1 (1.37%) MCSA
7 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.37%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
1 2 (2.74%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.96%) vSphere
3 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.11%) ProxySG
4 3 (4.11%) XenApp
4 3 (4.11%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.74%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (2.74%) vCloud
5 2 (2.74%) Varnish
5 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.74%) Firmware
6 1 (1.37%) XenServer
6 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.37%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.37%) KVM
6 1 (1.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (16.44%) Puppet
2 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 4 (5.48%) Cobbler
2 4 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.48%) Ansible
3 3 (4.11%) Vagrant
3 3 (4.11%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.74%) Cacti
4 2 (2.74%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.74%) Nagios
4 2 (2.74%) SCOM
4 2 (2.74%) CA Wily
4 2 (2.74%) Kibana
4 2 (2.74%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (1.37%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.37%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.37%) SmokePing
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.37%) Nessus
Vendors
1 41 (56.16%) Cisco
2 39 (53.42%) F5
3 27 (36.99%) CheckPoint
4 19 (26.03%) VMware
5 14 (19.18%) Citrix
6 12 (16.44%) HP
6 12 (16.44%) Blue Coat
7 10 (13.70%) Juniper
8 7 (9.59%) Infoblox
9 6 (8.22%) Imperva
10 5 (6.85%) SolarWinds
10 5 (6.85%) EMC
10 5 (6.85%) Oracle
11 3 (4.11%) IBM
11 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
11 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.11%) Fortinet
11 3 (4.11%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.74%) Perforce
12 2 (2.74%) Sourcefire
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