The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 239 296 309
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +13
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 183 137 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.75% 0.54% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.70% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 74 58
Average daily rate
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£435 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £327 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -34.37%
Load Balancing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18814 19611 18641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.44% 77.66% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13635 13715 12720
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 233 330
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in London

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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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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
City of London +21 31 £475 +18.75% 10
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Ealing - - - - 2
Croydon - - - - 2
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 2
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 148 (47.59%) Cisco
2 136 (43.73%) Firewall
3 124 (39.87%) Linux
4 99 (31.83%) Windows
5 87 (27.97%) DNS
6 78 (25.08%) F5
7 70 (22.51%) VPN
7 70 (22.51%) Cisco Certification
8 64 (20.58%) WAN
9 63 (20.26%) CheckPoint
10 62 (19.94%) Citrix
10 62 (19.94%) CCNP
10 62 (19.94%) NetScaler
11 58 (18.65%) Java
12 57 (18.33%) Apache
12 57 (18.33%) Python
12 57 (18.33%) LAN
13 56 (18.01%) VMware
13 56 (18.01%) Cisco Nexus
14 53 (17.04%) Finance
14 53 (17.04%) Network Security
15 49 (15.76%) Internet
16 47 (15.11%) ITIL
17 46 (14.79%) Perl
18 45 (14.47%) Service Delivery
19 44 (14.15%) DHCP
20 43 (13.83%) Active Directory
20 43 (13.83%) Oracle
20 43 (13.83%) Puppet
21 42 (13.50%) Cisco ASA

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 57 (18.33%) Apache
2 32 (10.29%) IIS
3 27 (8.68%) OpenStack
4 17 (5.47%) Tomcat
5 14 (4.50%) SharePoint
5 14 (4.50%) Lync
6 11 (3.54%) nginx
7 8 (2.57%) MS Exchange
7 8 (2.57%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (1.93%) JBoss
8 6 (1.93%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.93%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (1.29%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (1.29%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.96%) Eucalyptus
10 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.64%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) MS Project
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Summit
1 2 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.50%) IaaS
3 14 (4.50%) PaaS
4 13 (4.18%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (3.22%) Office 365
6 9 (2.89%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.64%) Joyent
8 2 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 136 (43.73%) Firewall
2 87 (27.97%) DNS
3 70 (22.51%) VPN
4 64 (20.58%) WAN
5 62 (19.94%) NetScaler
6 57 (18.33%) LAN
7 56 (18.01%) Cisco Nexus
8 53 (17.04%) Network Security
9 49 (15.76%) Internet
10 44 (14.15%) DHCP
11 42 (13.50%) Cisco ASA
11 42 (13.50%) TCP/IP
12 39 (12.54%) BGP
13 35 (11.25%) SSL
14 34 (10.93%) VLAN
15 32 (10.29%) Ethernet
16 30 (9.65%) SAN
17 29 (9.32%) IPsec
18 27 (8.68%) MPLS
19 25 (8.04%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.68%) MySQL
3 18 (5.79%) MongoDB
3 18 (5.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (5.79%) NoSQL
4 14 (4.50%) DB2
5 9 (2.89%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.93%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.64%) Redis
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.32%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 32 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 28 (9.00%) Jenkins
3 21 (6.75%) Maven
4 10 (3.22%) Subversion
5 5 (1.61%) JIRA
6 4 (1.29%) Selenium
7 3 (0.96%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.96%) MSI
8 2 (0.64%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.64%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.64%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.64%) JMeter
9 1 (0.32%) NUnit
9 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.32%) MSTest
9 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.32%) JUnit
9 1 (0.32%) TestLink
General
1 53 (17.04%) Finance
2 42 (13.50%) Banking
3 27 (8.68%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.86%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.54%) Retail
6 10 (3.22%) Front Office
7 7 (2.25%) Publishing
8 6 (1.93%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.93%) Legal
8 6 (1.93%) Games
9 5 (1.61%) German Language
10 2 (0.64%) Law
10 2 (0.64%) Local Government
11 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (25.72%) Network Engineer
2 40 (12.86%) Consultant
3 34 (10.93%) Architect
4 26 (8.36%) DevOps Engineer
5 24 (7.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 19 (6.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 18 (5.79%) Network Consultant
7 18 (5.79%) Security Engineer
8 16 (5.14%) Developer
9 15 (4.82%) Network Security Engineer
9 15 (4.82%) Administrator
10 14 (4.50%) Infrastructure Architect
11 13 (4.18%) Analyst
12 12 (3.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (3.54%) Lead Architect
13 11 (3.54%) Senior Network Engineer
14 10 (3.22%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (3.22%) Cisco Engineer
14 10 (3.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.72%) .NET
2 23 (7.40%) Web Services
3 18 (5.79%) CSS
4 16 (5.14%) Java EE
5 13 (4.18%) LAMP
5 13 (4.18%) XML
6 11 (3.54%) JSON
6 11 (3.54%) Middleware
6 11 (3.54%) Regular Expression
7 10 (3.22%) WCF
8 9 (2.89%) HTML
9 8 (2.57%) CGI
9 8 (2.57%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.93%) Flash
10 6 (1.93%) HTML5
10 6 (1.93%) Apache Flex
11 5 (1.61%) Ajax
11 5 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (1.61%) REST
12 4 (1.29%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.22%) Open Source
2 30 (9.65%) Computer Science
3 27 (8.68%) Clustering
4 11 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (1.93%) Replication
6 6 (1.93%) Derivative
7 5 (1.61%) Online Games
8 4 (1.29%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.29%) PKI
9 3 (0.96%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.96%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.96%) EPoS
9 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.64%) New Media
10 2 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.64%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.64%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.64%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 124 (39.87%) Linux
2 99 (31.83%) Windows
3 38 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (11.90%) CentOS
5 35 (11.25%) UNIX
6 28 (9.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (8.04%) Ubuntu
8 17 (5.47%) Solaris
9 14 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (3.86%) Oracle Linux
10 12 (3.86%) AIX
10 12 (3.86%) Windows 7
11 11 (3.54%) SUSE
12 9 (2.89%) Windows XP
13 8 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.64%) SmartOS
14 2 (0.64%) Debian
14 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.32%) Android
15 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (15.11%) ITIL
2 45 (14.47%) Service Delivery
3 41 (13.18%) DevOps
4 38 (12.22%) Change Management
5 36 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (11.58%) Migration
6 31 (9.97%) Kanban
7 29 (9.32%) Service Management
8 20 (6.43%) Scrum
9 19 (6.11%) Line Management
10 17 (5.47%) Configuration Management
10 17 (5.47%) Mentoring
11 16 (5.14%) E-Commerce
11 16 (5.14%) Network Management
12 14 (4.50%) WAN Optimisation
13 13 (4.18%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (3.54%) Capacity Management
15 10 (3.22%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (3.22%) Problem Management
16 9 (2.89%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 58 (18.65%) Java
2 57 (18.33%) Python
3 46 (14.79%) Perl
4 25 (8.04%) Ruby
5 23 (7.40%) SQL
6 22 (7.07%) PHP
7 21 (6.75%) JavaScript
8 18 (5.79%) PowerShell
9 15 (4.82%) Shell Script
10 12 (3.86%) C
11 11 (3.54%) VB
12 9 (2.89%) C#
13 6 (1.93%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.29%) C++
15 3 (0.96%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.64%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.64%) ActionScript 2.0
16 2 (0.64%) Erlang
17 1 (0.32%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 70 (22.51%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (19.94%) CCNP
3 22 (7.07%) Degree
4 17 (5.47%) CCNA
5 15 (4.82%) CCIE
6 11 (3.54%) CCSE
7 9 (2.89%) MCSE
7 9 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (2.57%) CCSP
8 8 (2.57%) CCSA
9 7 (2.25%) CCDP
10 6 (1.93%) CISSP
10 6 (1.93%) CCVP
11 5 (1.61%) MCITP
12 4 (1.29%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.29%) JNCIS
13 3 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.96%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.96%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.07%) SLA
2 10 (3.22%) QA
3 3 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (13.83%) Active Directory
2 36 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (9.32%) vSphere
4 25 (8.04%) vCloud
5 16 (5.14%) Hyper-V
6 12 (3.86%) FreeRADIUS
7 9 (2.89%) XenApp
8 8 (2.57%) Firmware
8 8 (2.57%) ProxySG
9 6 (1.93%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.93%) XenServer
9 6 (1.93%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.61%) Docker
11 3 (0.96%) Snort
11 3 (0.96%) Nmap
11 3 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.96%) NFS
12 2 (0.64%) LXC
13 1 (0.32%) Squid
Systems Management
1 43 (13.83%) Puppet
2 36 (11.58%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (9.32%) Nagios
4 26 (8.36%) ZABBIX
5 19 (6.11%) Zenoss
6 17 (5.47%) Kibana
6 17 (5.47%) Graylog2
7 16 (5.14%) CA Spectrum
8 14 (4.50%) Cisco CUCM
9 11 (3.54%) Cacti
10 9 (2.89%) Control-M
11 8 (2.57%) ITRS Geneos
11 8 (2.57%) BladeLogic
12 7 (2.25%) SCCM
13 6 (1.93%) SolarWinds Orion
14 5 (1.61%) Nessus
15 4 (1.29%) SCOM
16 3 (0.96%) Ansible
16 3 (0.96%) Cobbler
16 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 148 (47.59%) Cisco
2 78 (25.08%) F5
3 63 (20.26%) CheckPoint
4 62 (19.94%) Citrix
5 56 (18.01%) VMware
6 43 (13.83%) Oracle
7 38 (12.22%) Juniper
8 35 (11.25%) HP
9 33 (10.61%) Red Hat
10 32 (10.29%) Microsoft
11 23 (7.40%) Perforce
12 21 (6.75%) Splunk
13 19 (6.11%) Blue Coat
14 17 (5.47%) Riverbed
15 16 (5.14%) CA
16 15 (4.82%) SolarWinds
16 15 (4.82%) IBM
17 12 (3.86%) NetApp
17 12 (3.86%) Infoblox
18 10 (3.22%) Altiris
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