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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 169 208 184
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -24
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 34 17 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.24% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.31% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 29
Average daily rate
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£485 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.16% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £344 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £98.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-61.73% +206.25%
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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
4486 5485 6015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.96% 76.61% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3366 4051 4450
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 69 92
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.24% -19.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.97 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £53.75 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014, 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 28 (46.67%) Firewall
2 23 (38.33%) Cisco
3 19 (31.67%) Finance
3 19 (31.67%) F5
4 18 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 17 (28.33%) DNS
5 17 (28.33%) Linux
6 14 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (21.67%) VPN
7 13 (21.67%) Blue Coat
8 12 (20.00%) Windows
8 12 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (18.33%) Citrix
10 10 (16.67%) BGP
10 10 (16.67%) SSL
10 10 (16.67%) DHCP
11 9 (15.00%) Apache
11 9 (15.00%) Perl
11 9 (15.00%) Oracle
11 9 (15.00%) Banking
11 9 (15.00%) Network Security
11 9 (15.00%) NetScaler
12 8 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (13.33%) VMware
12 8 (13.33%) WAN
12 8 (13.33%) CCNP
13 7 (11.67%) LAN
13 7 (11.67%) IIS
13 7 (11.67%) MySQL
13 7 (11.67%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 9 (15.00%) Apache
2 7 (11.67%) IIS
3 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.33%) Lync
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.33%) PaaS
1 2 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (46.67%) Firewall
2 17 (28.33%) DNS
3 14 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (21.67%) VPN
5 10 (16.67%) SSL
5 10 (16.67%) DHCP
5 10 (16.67%) BGP
6 9 (15.00%) Network Security
6 9 (15.00%) NetScaler
7 8 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (13.33%) WAN
8 7 (11.67%) LAN
8 7 (11.67%) SAN
8 7 (11.67%) OSPF
9 6 (10.00%) VLAN
10 5 (8.33%) BIG-IP
10 5 (8.33%) IPsec
10 5 (8.33%) Internet
10 5 (8.33%) EIGRP
10 5 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) MySQL
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.00%) DB2
4 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (1.67%) Selenium
2 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.67%) InstallShield
General
1 19 (31.67%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Banking
3 7 (11.67%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 4 (6.67%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Front Office
6 1 (1.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Analyst
3 6 (10.00%) Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Network Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.33%) Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Perl Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) CSS
1 3 (5.00%) Java EE
1 3 (5.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.33%) FastCGI
2 2 (3.33%) REST
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
2 2 (3.33%) XML
2 2 (3.33%) CGI
2 2 (3.33%) FIXML
2 2 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) LAMP
3 1 (1.67%) Middleware
3 1 (1.67%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.67%) WCF
3 1 (1.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Clustering
1 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Firmware
3 2 (3.33%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.33%) PKI
3 2 (3.33%) Open Source
3 2 (3.33%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.67%) CMDB
4 1 (1.67%) FMCG
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Linux
2 12 (20.00%) Windows
3 7 (11.67%) UNIX
3 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.67%) AIX
4 4 (6.67%) Solaris
5 3 (5.00%) SUSE
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (3.33%) CentOS
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.33%) ITIL
1 5 (8.33%) Change Management
1 5 (8.33%) Validation
1 5 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (6.67%) Line Management
2 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (6.67%) Migration
2 4 (6.67%) Service Management
3 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (3.33%) DevOps
4 2 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) Perl
2 6 (10.00%) Java
2 6 (10.00%) Python
3 5 (8.33%) SQL
4 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.67%) Ruby
5 3 (5.00%) PHP
5 3 (5.00%) C
6 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.33%) VB
6 2 (3.33%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.33%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.67%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.67%) VBScript
7 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (13.33%) CCNP
3 5 (8.33%) CCSA
3 5 (8.33%) CCSE
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.00%) MCSE
4 3 (5.00%) CCIE
5 2 (3.33%) MCSA
5 2 (3.33%) CCNA
5 2 (3.33%) MCITP
5 2 (3.33%) Degree
5 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) MCP
6 1 (1.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.67%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.67%) MCTS
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.67%) CCEA
6 1 (1.67%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) ProxySG
2 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) vSphere
3 3 (5.00%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.67%) XenApp
5 1 (1.67%) XenServer
5 1 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Puppet
2 2 (3.33%) Control-M
2 2 (3.33%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.33%) Nessus
2 2 (3.33%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.67%) SCOM
3 1 (1.67%) YUM
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (1.67%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.67%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.67%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.67%) Ansible
3 1 (1.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) Cisco
2 19 (31.67%) F5
3 18 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (21.67%) Blue Coat
5 11 (18.33%) Citrix
6 9 (15.00%) Oracle
7 8 (13.33%) VMware
8 7 (11.67%) McAfee
9 6 (10.00%) NetScout
9 6 (10.00%) Ciena
9 6 (10.00%) Nortel
9 6 (10.00%) Aruba
10 5 (8.33%) Nokia
10 5 (8.33%) Juniper
10 5 (8.33%) HP
11 4 (6.67%) IBM
11 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
11 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
12 3 (5.00%) NetApp
12 3 (5.00%) JBoss
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