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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
London / City of London
Rank 133 139 155
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 20 10 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.32% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.38% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 27
Median daily rate £419 £301 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.00% -33.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £189 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £468 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +100.00%

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
2490 2613 4166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.04% 84.87% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 2051 3273
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £317 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 36
Median hourly rate £55.00 £28.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% +36.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 31 (56.36%) Linux
2 24 (43.64%) Firewall
3 18 (32.73%) Puppet
3 18 (32.73%) Data Centre
4 17 (30.91%) DevOps
4 17 (30.91%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (30.91%) Python
4 17 (30.91%) Cisco
5 15 (27.27%) Ansible
6 14 (25.45%) DNS
6 14 (25.45%) Configuration Management
6 14 (25.45%) VMware
6 14 (25.45%) Bash Shell
6 14 (25.45%) Ruby
7 13 (23.64%) Finance
7 13 (23.64%) VPN
7 13 (23.64%) WAN
8 12 (21.82%) Windows
8 12 (21.82%) Apache
8 12 (21.82%) F5
9 11 (20.00%) High Availability
9 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (20.00%) Unix
9 11 (20.00%) LAN
9 11 (20.00%) Wireless
9 11 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (20.00%) Public Cloud
10 10 (18.18%) Terraform

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (21.82%) Apache
2 9 (16.36%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.09%) IIS
4 3 (5.45%) nginx
5 2 (3.64%) Confluence
5 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.82%) JBoss
6 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.91%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.73%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (12.73%) IaaS
4 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.45%) PaaS
5 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.64%) GitHub
5 2 (3.64%) SaaS
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.82%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.82%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (1.82%) Slack
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (43.64%) Firewall
2 14 (25.45%) DNS
3 13 (23.64%) VPN
3 13 (23.64%) WAN
4 11 (20.00%) LAN
4 11 (20.00%) Wireless
5 10 (18.18%) SSL
6 6 (10.91%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (10.91%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (10.91%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (10.91%) SAN
7 5 (9.09%) BIG-IP
7 5 (9.09%) NetScaler
7 5 (9.09%) SSH
7 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 4 (7.27%) Internet
9 3 (5.45%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (5.45%) DHCP
9 3 (5.45%) HTTP
10 2 (3.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) MySQL
3 2 (3.64%) Ingres
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.82%) DB2
4 1 (1.82%) HBase
4 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.82%) QlikView
4 1 (1.82%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.27%) JIRA
4 3 (5.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.64%) Subversion
6 1 (1.82%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.82%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.64%) Law
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (12.73%) Administrator
4 7 (12.73%) Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Architect
4 7 (12.73%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (12.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (12.73%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) Web Services
2 3 (5.45%) Middleware
3 2 (3.64%) CSS
3 2 (3.64%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.82%) .NET
4 1 (1.82%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.82%) J2EE
4 1 (1.82%) JMS
4 1 (1.82%) JSON
4 1 (1.82%) LAMP
4 1 (1.82%) MSMQ
4 1 (1.82%) Node.js
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.82%) REST
4 1 (1.82%) Sensu
4 1 (1.82%) SOAP
4 1 (1.82%) SPNEGO
4 1 (1.82%) XML
4 1 (1.82%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Data Centre
2 11 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 4 (7.27%) Clustering
4 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.45%) CMDB
5 2 (3.64%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.82%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (56.36%) Linux
2 12 (21.82%) Windows
3 11 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (20.00%) Unix
4 6 (10.91%) CentOS
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.64%) AIX
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (3.64%) SUSE
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) DevOps
2 14 (25.45%) Configuration Management
3 11 (20.00%) High Availability
4 10 (18.18%) Open Source
5 7 (12.73%) Migration
6 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.91%) Build Automation
6 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.09%) Network Design
8 4 (7.27%) Change Management
8 4 (7.27%) ITIL
8 4 (7.27%) Network Management
8 4 (7.27%) Project Management
8 4 (7.27%) Use Case
9 3 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.45%) Microservices
9 3 (5.45%) Process Improvement
10 2 (3.64%) Service Design
10 2 (3.64%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) Python
2 14 (25.45%) Bash Shell
2 14 (25.45%) Ruby
3 9 (16.36%) Perl
4 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.09%) AWK
5 5 (9.09%) PHP
5 5 (9.09%) sed
6 4 (7.27%) Java
6 4 (7.27%) SQL
7 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.64%) Go
8 2 (3.64%) Korn
9 1 (1.82%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) CCNP
1 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.45%) CCIE
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.55%) Docker
3 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.45%) ProxySG
5 2 (3.64%) iptables
5 2 (3.64%) XenApp
6 1 (1.82%) Ceph
6 1 (1.82%) Gluster
6 1 (1.82%) GlusterFS
6 1 (1.82%) HDFS
6 1 (1.82%) NFS
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.82%) vSphere
6 1 (1.82%) Xen
6 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (32.73%) Puppet
2 15 (27.27%) Ansible
3 11 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (18.18%) Terraform
5 6 (10.91%) Nagios
6 5 (9.09%) Kubernetes
7 3 (5.45%) HAProxy
7 3 (5.45%) OPNET
8 2 (3.64%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (3.64%) logstash
9 1 (1.82%) Cacti
9 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (1.82%) Data Guard
9 1 (1.82%) Grafana
9 1 (1.82%) Graphite
9 1 (1.82%) Kibana
9 1 (1.82%) OSSEC
9 1 (1.82%) Rancher
9 1 (1.82%) vRealize
9 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Cisco
2 14 (25.45%) VMware
3 12 (21.82%) F5
4 9 (16.36%) Citrix
4 9 (16.36%) Splunk
5 7 (12.73%) Juniper
5 7 (12.73%) Riverbed
6 6 (10.91%) New Relic
6 6 (10.91%) Rackspace
6 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.27%) HP
9 3 (5.45%) Blue Coat
9 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.45%) Oracle
9 3 (5.45%) Palo Alto
9 3 (5.45%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.64%) Aruba
10 2 (3.64%) IBM
10 2 (3.64%) Polycom
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