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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 142 187 178
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -9
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 24 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.49% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.61% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 14
Median daily rate £550 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £286 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £550 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +62.88%
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
2912 4771 4673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.62% 80.60% 80.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2387 3788 3470
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £323 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 47 47
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 July 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 July 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 18 (43.90%) DNS
2 17 (41.46%) Linux
3 16 (39.02%) Firewall
4 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (34.15%) DevOps
5 13 (31.71%) Configuration Management
5 13 (31.71%) Python
5 13 (31.71%) ITIL
5 13 (31.71%) Windows
6 12 (29.27%) Cisco
6 12 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (29.27%) Ruby
7 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
7 10 (24.39%) Change Management
7 10 (24.39%) Finance
7 10 (24.39%) Ansible
7 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
8 9 (21.95%) Terraform
8 9 (21.95%) VPN
8 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
8 9 (21.95%) Open Source
8 9 (21.95%) Bash Shell
8 9 (21.95%) Puppet
8 9 (21.95%) F5
9 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
9 8 (19.51%) Unix
10 7 (17.07%) Web Services
10 7 (17.07%) SSL
10 7 (17.07%) Active Directory

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 (12.20%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (9.76%) IIS
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.44%) CMS
5 1 (2.44%) Confluence
5 1 (2.44%) Lightstreamer
5 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon S3
3 3 (7.32%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.44%) IaaS
4 1 (2.44%) PaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) DNS
2 16 (39.02%) Firewall
3 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
4 9 (21.95%) VPN
5 7 (17.07%) SSL
6 6 (14.63%) DHCP
7 5 (12.20%) ICMP
7 5 (12.20%) IPsec
7 5 (12.20%) Network Security
7 5 (12.20%) WAN
8 4 (9.76%) BGP
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (9.76%) HSRP
8 4 (9.76%) LAN
8 4 (9.76%) OSPF
9 3 (7.32%) EIGRP
9 3 (7.32%) LDAP
9 3 (7.32%) MPLS
9 3 (7.32%) VoIP
9 3 (7.32%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) DB2
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.76%) GoCD
3 4 (9.76%) Vagrant
4 3 (7.32%) Subversion
5 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.44%) Bower
6 1 (2.44%) JIRA
6 1 (2.44%) MSI
6 1 (2.44%) NuGet
6 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.44%) Selenium
6 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Financial Institution
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Front Office
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) French Language
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Network Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Exchange Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Network Security Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Web Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Cloud Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Release Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Web Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Web Services
2 6 (14.63%) Middleware
3 4 (9.76%) 802.1X
3 4 (9.76%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.44%) Compass CSS Framework
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) CSS3
4 1 (2.44%) Express
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) HTML5
4 1 (2.44%) LAMP
4 1 (2.44%) Node.js
4 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.44%) SAML
4 1 (2.44%) Sass
4 1 (2.44%) WebSockets
4 1 (2.44%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
1 4 (9.76%) DataPower
2 3 (7.32%) PKI
2 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) YubiKey
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.44%) Derivative
4 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.44%) Equities
4 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) MPEG
4 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Linux
2 13 (31.71%) Windows
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
4 8 (19.51%) Unix
5 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (12.20%) AIX
6 5 (12.20%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (12.20%) SUSE
7 4 (9.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.88%) CentOS
10 1 (2.44%) CatOS
10 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (34.15%) DevOps
2 13 (31.71%) Configuration Management
2 13 (31.71%) ITIL
3 10 (24.39%) Change Management
4 9 (21.95%) Open Source
5 7 (17.07%) High Availability
6 5 (12.20%) Build Automation
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.20%) Software Delivery
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.76%) Network Design
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
9 2 (4.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 2 (4.88%) Network Management
9 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) Python
2 12 (29.27%) Ruby
3 9 (21.95%) Bash Shell
4 5 (12.20%) Java
4 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.76%) SQL
6 3 (7.32%) Perl
7 2 (4.88%) C#
7 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.88%) Korn
7 2 (4.88%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) Go
8 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) CCNP
1 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) JNCIA
4 2 (4.88%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.44%) CCA
5 1 (2.44%) CCSP
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
1 7 (17.07%) Docker
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) KVM
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.44%) oVirt
4 1 (2.44%) Snort
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) XenApp
4 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (24.39%) Ansible
3 9 (21.95%) Puppet
3 9 (21.95%) Terraform
4 4 (9.76%) Packer
5 3 (7.32%) MIIS
5 3 (7.32%) Nagios
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (4.88%) Salt
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (2.44%) Cobbler
7 1 (2.44%) Graphite
7 1 (2.44%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.44%) Pingdom
7 1 (2.44%) SCCM
7 1 (2.44%) SCOM
7 1 (2.44%) TrustSec
7 1 (2.44%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Cisco
2 9 (21.95%) F5
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.07%) Splunk
4 6 (14.63%) IBM
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle
5 5 (12.20%) Citrix
5 5 (12.20%) Juniper
5 5 (12.20%) Palo Alto
6 4 (9.76%) Software AG
6 4 (9.76%) webMethods
7 3 (7.32%) Aerohive Networks
7 3 (7.32%) Rackspace
7 3 (7.32%) VMware
8 2 (4.88%) New Relic
9 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.44%) SaltStack
9 1 (2.44%) SevOne
9 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.44%) StreamBase
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