The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 292 308 332
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +24
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 356 287 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.58% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.76% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 151 121
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £361 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £39.00 £26.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -48.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +15.55%
Load Balancing
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40242 37742 35090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.92% 76.45% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26610 23738 21765
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 1093 1019
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -27.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Load Balancing across the England region.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in England

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the England region.

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 148 £435 +8.75% 35
South East -1 86 £350 -6.66% 20
Yorkshire -5 38 £350 +7.69% 16
North West -13 30 £375 +28.86% 8
East of England -10 19 £315 -7.35% 4
South West -9 15 £354 -10.44% 7
West Midlands +4 10 £308 +6.03% 3
North East -14 8 £550 +29.41%
East Midlands -5 2 £313 - 2
Midlands - 1 £475 -
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Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 377 (48.21%) Firewall
2 373 (47.70%) Cisco
3 290 (37.08%) Windows
4 257 (32.86%) F5
5 245 (31.33%) Linux
6 202 (25.83%) Cisco Certification
7 197 (25.19%) DNS
8 180 (23.02%) Network Security
9 179 (22.89%) CheckPoint
10 174 (22.25%) VMware
11 159 (20.33%) WAN
12 157 (20.08%) ITIL
13 154 (19.69%) VPN
14 148 (18.93%) CCNP
15 145 (18.54%) Data Centre
16 141 (18.03%) Juniper
17 137 (17.52%) SQL Server
18 135 (17.26%) UNIX
19 133 (17.01%) BGP
20 132 (16.88%) SQL
21 129 (16.50%) OSPF
22 125 (15.98%) TCP/IP
23 120 (15.35%) Java
24 113 (14.45%) DevOps
25 112 (14.32%) VMware Infrastructure
26 111 (14.19%) Cisco ASA
26 111 (14.19%) IIS
27 105 (13.43%) Apache
27 105 (13.43%) Wireless
28 102 (13.04%) LAN

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 111 (14.19%) IIS
2 105 (13.43%) Apache
3 78 (9.97%) Tomcat
4 34 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 33 (4.22%) WebLogic
6 26 (3.32%) WebSphere
7 25 (3.20%) OpenStack
8 24 (3.07%) MS Exchange
9 23 (2.94%) JBoss
10 19 (2.43%) WebSphere Application Server
11 18 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
12 14 (1.79%) nginx
13 13 (1.66%) Lync
14 12 (1.53%) Node.js
15 10 (1.28%) Oracle 10gAS
16 9 (1.15%) Confluence
16 9 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
16 9 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
17 6 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
17 6 (0.77%) Drupal
Applications
1 34 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.41%) MS Office
3 9 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.51%) MS Project
5 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (2.43%) RMDS
2 12 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.26%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 89 (11.38%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.66%) Amazon S3
5 12 (1.53%) Office 365
6 10 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.15%) SaaS
7 9 (1.15%) GitHub
8 6 (0.77%) IaaS
8 6 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.64%) PaaS
10 4 (0.51%) Route 53
10 4 (0.51%) HP Helion
11 3 (0.38%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.38%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 377 (48.21%) Firewall
2 197 (25.19%) DNS
3 180 (23.02%) Network Security
4 159 (20.33%) WAN
5 154 (19.69%) VPN
6 133 (17.01%) BGP
7 129 (16.50%) OSPF
8 125 (15.98%) TCP/IP
9 111 (14.19%) Cisco ASA
10 105 (13.43%) Wireless
11 102 (13.04%) LAN
12 84 (10.74%) MPLS
12 84 (10.74%) Cisco Nexus
13 82 (10.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 79 (10.10%) SSL
15 70 (8.95%) DHCP
15 70 (8.95%) Cisco IOS
16 69 (8.82%) VoIP
17 67 (8.57%) VLAN
18 62 (7.93%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (17.52%) SQL Server
2 59 (7.54%) MySQL
3 37 (4.73%) Oracle Database
4 35 (4.48%) Relational Database
5 25 (3.20%) MongoDB
6 18 (2.30%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (1.66%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (1.28%) Oracle Discoverer
11 8 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (1.02%) Redis
12 7 (0.90%) Informix
12 7 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.64%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 88 (11.25%) Jenkins
2 52 (6.65%) Git (software)
3 47 (6.01%) Subversion
4 34 (4.35%) Maven
4 34 (4.35%) JIRA
5 24 (3.07%) TeamCity
6 19 (2.43%) Mercurial
7 18 (2.30%) Gradle
7 18 (2.30%) MSBuild
7 18 (2.30%) Ant
8 17 (2.17%) JMeter
9 14 (1.79%) Introscope
10 11 (1.41%) Hudson
11 10 (1.28%) LoadRunner
12 9 (1.15%) Eclipse
12 9 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (1.02%) IntelliJ
14 5 (0.64%) Selenium
14 5 (0.64%) Phing
15 4 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (10.87%) Finance
2 34 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 29 (3.71%) Banking
4 18 (2.30%) Retail
5 15 (1.92%) Games
6 14 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.28%) Marketing
8 7 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.64%) Legal
10 4 (0.51%) Back Office
11 3 (0.38%) Front Office
12 2 (0.26%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 213 (27.24%) Network Engineer
2 72 (9.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 70 (8.95%) Architect
4 62 (7.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 57 (7.29%) Analyst
6 56 (7.16%) Administrator
7 48 (6.14%) Consultant
8 40 (5.12%) Senior Network Engineer
9 27 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
10 25 (3.20%) Support Engineer
11 22 (2.81%) Network Consultant
11 22 (2.81%) Security Engineer
12 20 (2.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 19 (2.43%) Network Support
13 19 (2.43%) Network Security Engineer
13 19 (2.43%) Support Analyst
13 19 (2.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 17 (2.17%) Operations Engineer
14 17 (2.17%) DBA
14 17 (2.17%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (9.21%) .NET
2 40 (5.12%) Middleware
3 31 (3.96%) Web Services
4 28 (3.58%) J2EE
5 25 (3.20%) Rendezvous
6 24 (3.07%) Java EE
6 24 (3.07%) CSS
7 23 (2.94%) XML
8 21 (2.69%) Django
9 20 (2.56%) 802.1X
9 20 (2.56%) LAMP
10 19 (2.43%) HTML
11 11 (1.41%) Spring
11 11 (1.41%) ASP.NET
11 11 (1.41%) WCF
12 10 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (1.28%) Kafka
12 10 (1.28%) Hibernate
13 9 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
13 9 (1.15%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 145 (18.54%) Data Centre
2 86 (11.00%) Clustering
3 50 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (5.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 24 (3.07%) Management Information System
6 23 (2.94%) PKI
7 22 (2.81%) Fixed Income
8 20 (2.56%) Replication
9 12 (1.53%) Streaming Video
9 12 (1.53%) Private Cloud
10 11 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (1.41%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.41%) iPhone
10 11 (1.41%) iPad
10 11 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
11 10 (1.28%) Statistics
11 10 (1.28%) Computer Science
12 8 (1.02%) IBM XIV
13 7 (0.90%) User Experience
14 6 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 290 (37.08%) Windows
2 245 (31.33%) Linux
3 135 (17.26%) UNIX
4 73 (9.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 65 (8.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (7.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (3.96%) Solaris
9 26 (3.32%) CentOS
10 23 (2.94%) Ubuntu
11 16 (2.05%) AIX
12 15 (1.92%) HPUX
13 11 (1.41%) Debian
14 10 (1.28%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.64%) SUSE
16 4 (0.51%) VME
16 4 (0.51%) Android
16 4 (0.51%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.51%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (20.08%) ITIL
2 113 (14.45%) DevOps
3 70 (8.95%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (7.54%) Change Management
5 57 (7.29%) E-Commerce
5 57 (7.29%) Configuration Management
6 54 (6.91%) Performance Tuning
7 53 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (6.27%) Network Design
9 47 (6.01%) Disaster Recovery
10 43 (5.50%) Migration
11 40 (5.12%) Kalman Filter
12 38 (4.86%) Release Management
12 38 (4.86%) Network Management
13 36 (4.60%) Network Monitoring
14 35 (4.48%) Open Source
15 33 (4.22%) High Availability
16 32 (4.09%) Problem Management
16 32 (4.09%) Service Management
17 29 (3.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (16.88%) SQL
2 120 (15.35%) Java
3 83 (10.61%) Python
4 70 (8.95%) PowerShell
5 68 (8.70%) Perl
6 51 (6.52%) PHP
7 48 (6.14%) Ruby
8 43 (5.50%) Bash Shell
9 42 (5.37%) Shell Script
10 23 (2.94%) C++
11 19 (2.43%) VB
12 15 (1.92%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.79%) C#
13 14 (1.79%) Scala
14 11 (1.41%) Go
15 10 (1.28%) C
15 10 (1.28%) JavaScript
16 9 (1.15%) Korn
17 6 (0.77%) VBScript
18 5 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 202 (25.83%) Cisco Certification
2 148 (18.93%) CCNP
3 74 (9.46%) CCNA
4 67 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 56 (7.16%) SC Cleared
6 38 (4.86%) Degree
6 38 (4.86%) CCIE
7 31 (3.96%) CISSP
8 28 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (3.07%) CCSA
10 23 (2.94%) CCSE
10 23 (2.94%) CCDP
11 21 (2.69%) MCSE
12 20 (2.56%) DV Cleared
13 16 (2.05%) CCSP
13 16 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (1.66%) CCIP
15 10 (1.28%) MCITP
16 9 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (1.02%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.09%) SLA
2 12 (1.53%) QA
3 9 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.90%) HIPAA
5 5 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.51%) WAI
7 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 112 (14.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (10.49%) Active Directory
3 46 (5.88%) vSphere
4 38 (4.86%) Hyper-V
5 24 (3.07%) ProxySG
6 21 (2.69%) Docker
7 18 (2.30%) VMware ESX
8 15 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
8 15 (1.92%) vCloud
9 13 (1.66%) Firmware
10 11 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.90%) NFS
12 6 (0.77%) Samba
12 6 (0.77%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.64%) XenApp
13 5 (0.64%) XenServer
14 4 (0.51%) Varnish
14 4 (0.51%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.51%) iptables
Systems Management
1 86 (11.00%) Puppet
2 43 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (4.99%) Nagios
4 31 (3.96%) ITRS Geneos
5 27 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
6 25 (3.20%) Cacti
7 23 (2.94%) Ansible
8 21 (2.69%) ZABBIX
8 21 (2.69%) BladeLogic
9 20 (2.56%) SCCM
10 18 (2.30%) SCOM
10 18 (2.30%) Vagrant
10 18 (2.30%) Graphite
11 16 (2.05%) RANCID
12 14 (1.79%) Kibana
13 13 (1.66%) Salt
14 11 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
15 10 (1.28%) OPNET
15 10 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 10 (1.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 373 (47.70%) Cisco
2 257 (32.86%) F5
3 179 (22.89%) CheckPoint
4 174 (22.25%) VMware
5 141 (18.03%) Juniper
6 101 (12.92%) Oracle
7 95 (12.15%) Red Hat
8 88 (11.25%) Microsoft
9 82 (10.49%) Citrix
10 80 (10.23%) SolarWinds
11 65 (8.31%) Blue Coat
12 61 (7.80%) HP
13 47 (6.01%) IBM
14 37 (4.73%) Fortinet
15 34 (4.35%) Riverbed
16 26 (3.32%) EMC
16 26 (3.32%) TIBCO
17 25 (3.20%) Splunk
18 24 (3.07%) Nokia
19 22 (2.81%) TippingPoint
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