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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 144 176 183
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +7
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 31 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.90% 0.59% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.72% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 15
Median daily rate £520 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £364 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £661 £510 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £349
% change year-on-year
+6.58% +7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +4.00%
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
2990 4471 4717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.39% 82.20% 79.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2401 3529 3501
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 42 47
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.63 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.23% -1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.01 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 2016, 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 19 (39.58%) Linux
1 19 (39.58%) Firewall
2 17 (35.42%) Python
2 17 (35.42%) DNS
3 16 (33.33%) Cisco
4 15 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (31.25%) DevOps
5 14 (29.17%) Windows
6 13 (27.08%) Configuration Management
7 12 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (25.00%) Finance
7 12 (25.00%) ITIL
7 12 (25.00%) F5
7 12 (25.00%) Ruby
8 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (20.83%) Open Source
9 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
9 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 10 (20.83%) Terraform
10 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
10 9 (18.75%) Ansible
10 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
10 9 (18.75%) Change Management
10 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 9 (18.75%) VPN
10 9 (18.75%) Juniper
10 9 (18.75%) Web Services
10 9 (18.75%) High Availability
11 8 (16.67%) Puppet
11 8 (16.67%) Splunk

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 5 (10.42%) IIS
2 4 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.08%) CMS
5 1 (2.08%) Confluence
5 1 (2.08%) Lightstreamer
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (6.25%) Amazon S3
4 3 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (6.25%) IaaS
4 3 (6.25%) PaaS
5 2 (4.17%) SaaS
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.08%) CloudFront
6 1 (2.08%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) Firewall
2 17 (35.42%) DNS
3 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 9 (18.75%) VPN
4 8 (16.67%) SSL
5 7 (14.58%) WAN
6 6 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (12.50%) DHCP
6 6 (12.50%) Network Security
7 5 (10.42%) ICMP
7 5 (10.42%) IPsec
7 5 (10.42%) LAN
8 4 (8.33%) BGP
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (8.33%) HSRP
8 4 (8.33%) OSPF
8 4 (8.33%) SAN
9 3 (6.25%) EIGRP
9 3 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) Ingres
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.33%) GoCD
2 4 (8.33%) Vagrant
3 3 (6.25%) Subversion
4 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.08%) Bower
5 1 (2.08%) JIRA
5 1 (2.08%) MSI
5 1 (2.08%) NuGet
5 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.08%) Selenium
5 1 (2.08%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Law
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) French Language
4 1 (2.08%) Front Office
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Architect
3 9 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Exchange Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Network Security Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) Web Services
2 5 (10.42%) Middleware
3 4 (8.33%) 802.1X
4 3 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.08%) LAMP
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (2.08%) SAML
5 1 (2.08%) WebSockets
5 1 (2.08%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.25%) Clustering
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) DataPower
3 3 (6.25%) PKI
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) YubiKey
5 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.08%) Derivative
5 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.08%) Equities
5 1 (2.08%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.08%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) MPEG
5 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Linux
2 14 (29.17%) Windows
3 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 8 (16.67%) Unix
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.33%) AIX
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (8.33%) SUSE
7 3 (6.25%) CentOS
7 3 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.08%) CatOS
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) DevOps
2 13 (27.08%) Configuration Management
3 12 (25.00%) ITIL
4 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.83%) Open Source
6 9 (18.75%) Change Management
6 9 (18.75%) High Availability
7 6 (12.50%) Build Automation
7 6 (12.50%) Network Design
8 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.42%) Migration
9 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.33%) Software Delivery
10 3 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (4.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 2 (4.17%) Network Management
11 2 (4.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 2 (4.17%) Use Case
11 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) Python
2 12 (25.00%) Ruby
3 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.25%) Java
5 3 (6.25%) Perl
5 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.25%) SQL
6 2 (4.17%) Korn
6 2 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) AWK
7 1 (2.08%) C#
7 1 (2.08%) Go
7 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.08%) sed
7 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) CCNP
1 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.17%) JNCIA
4 2 (4.17%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.08%) CCA
5 1 (2.08%) CCIE
5 1 (2.08%) CCSP
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.08%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Docker
2 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.17%) XenApp
5 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.08%) KVM
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.08%) oVirt
5 1 (2.08%) Snort
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (20.83%) Terraform
3 9 (18.75%) Ansible
4 8 (16.67%) Puppet
5 4 (8.33%) Packer
6 3 (6.25%) MIIS
6 3 (6.25%) Nagios
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (2.08%) Cobbler
8 1 (2.08%) Data Guard
8 1 (2.08%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
8 1 (2.08%) Pingdom
8 1 (2.08%) Salt
8 1 (2.08%) SCCM
8 1 (2.08%) SCOM
8 1 (2.08%) TrustSec
8 1 (2.08%) vRealize
8 1 (2.08%) yum
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Cisco
2 12 (25.00%) F5
3 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 9 (18.75%) Juniper
5 8 (16.67%) Splunk
6 6 (12.50%) Citrix
6 6 (12.50%) VMware
7 5 (10.42%) Palo Alto
8 4 (8.33%) IBM
8 4 (8.33%) Oracle
9 3 (6.25%) Aerohive Networks
9 3 (6.25%) New Relic
9 3 (6.25%) Rackspace
9 3 (6.25%) Software AG
9 3 (6.25%) webMethods
10 2 (4.17%) HP
10 2 (4.17%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (2.08%) Dell
11 1 (2.08%) EMC
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £385 to £418 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago