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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 223 263 244
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -19
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 183 134 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.87% 0.62% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.80% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 98 77
Average daily rate
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£450 £398 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £334 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -58.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £155.00 -
% change year-on-year
-85.48% -
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
16509 16851 14875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.15% 78.18% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11820 11613 10314
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 235 295
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £13.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
City of London +11 40 £438 +16.66% 13
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £450 -
Wimbledon - 1 £425 -
Docklands, London - 1 £700 -
Ealing - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - - 2
Isleworth - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 186 (51.67%) Cisco
2 184 (51.11%) Firewall
3 161 (44.72%) Linux
4 115 (31.94%) F5
5 103 (28.61%) Python
6 101 (28.06%) DNS
7 100 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
8 99 (27.50%) Windows
9 91 (25.28%) Puppet
10 83 (23.06%) Apache
10 83 (23.06%) Cisco ASA
11 81 (22.50%) VPN
12 80 (22.22%) VMware
13 79 (21.94%) DevOps
14 77 (21.39%) CheckPoint
15 74 (20.56%) CCNP
16 73 (20.28%) BGP
17 71 (19.72%) LAN
18 70 (19.44%) Perl
18 70 (19.44%) Network Security
19 69 (19.17%) Citrix
19 69 (19.17%) Cisco Nexus
20 68 (18.89%) WAN
21 66 (18.33%) Finance
22 65 (18.06%) TCP/IP
23 64 (17.78%) CentOS
24 63 (17.50%) Ruby
25 62 (17.22%) Juniper
26 60 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
27 58 (16.11%) Java

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 83 (23.06%) Apache
2 41 (11.39%) OpenStack
3 33 (9.17%) nginx
4 32 (8.89%) IIS
5 24 (6.67%) Tomcat
6 16 (4.44%) SharePoint
7 13 (3.61%) Lync
8 11 (3.06%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (1.94%) Office Communications Server
9 7 (1.94%) Node.js
10 6 (1.67%) MS Exchange
10 6 (1.67%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.39%) JBoss
12 4 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.11%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (0.83%) Eucalyptus
14 2 (0.56%) Confluence
14 2 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 6 (1.67%) MS Office
2 4 (1.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) MS Project
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.56%) Summit
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) RMDS
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 55 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.22%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (6.11%) Amazon S3
4 21 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (4.17%) PaaS
6 11 (3.06%) Heroku
6 11 (3.06%) Engine Yard
6 11 (3.06%) Amazon ELB
7 8 (2.22%) IaaS
7 8 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.39%) Office 365
9 2 (0.56%) GitHub
10 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 184 (51.11%) Firewall
2 101 (28.06%) DNS
3 83 (23.06%) Cisco ASA
4 81 (22.50%) VPN
5 73 (20.28%) BGP
6 71 (19.72%) LAN
7 70 (19.44%) Network Security
8 69 (19.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 68 (18.89%) WAN
10 65 (18.06%) TCP/IP
11 56 (15.56%) NetScaler
12 53 (14.72%) MPLS
13 52 (14.44%) VLAN
14 50 (13.89%) OSPF
15 40 (11.11%) DHCP
16 39 (10.83%) Internet
16 39 (10.83%) Wireless
16 39 (10.83%) IPsec
17 36 (10.00%) SSL
18 35 (9.72%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.56%) MySQL
2 46 (12.78%) SQL Server
3 45 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 38 (10.56%) MongoDB
5 32 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 21 (5.83%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.89%) RDBMS
8 13 (3.61%) DB2
9 9 (2.50%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.94%) Redis
12 4 (1.11%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.56%) EDRMS
13 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.28%) Oracle Discoverer
14 1 (0.28%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 48 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 46 (12.78%) Git (software)
3 37 (10.28%) Subversion
4 21 (5.83%) Maven
5 11 (3.06%) Hudson
6 9 (2.50%) Mercurial
7 6 (1.67%) JMeter
7 6 (1.67%) Selenium
8 4 (1.11%) WebLOAD
8 4 (1.11%) JIRA
9 3 (0.83%) MSI
9 3 (0.83%) Introscope
10 2 (0.56%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.56%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.28%) NUnit
11 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 66 (18.33%) Finance
2 43 (11.94%) Banking
3 24 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 15 (4.17%) Games
5 14 (3.89%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.50%) Retail
7 8 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.22%) Publishing
8 6 (1.67%) Legal
9 5 (1.39%) Front Office
10 2 (0.56%) Law
10 2 (0.56%) Marketing
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 101 (28.06%) Network Engineer
2 54 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 38 (10.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 33 (9.17%) Consultant
5 31 (8.61%) Architect
6 30 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 17 (4.72%) Analyst
8 15 (4.17%) Security Engineer
8 15 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
9 14 (3.89%) Network Security Engineer
9 14 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (3.89%) Developer
10 13 (3.61%) Administrator
10 13 (3.61%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (3.33%) Network Consultant
12 9 (2.50%) Network Analyst
13 8 (2.22%) Operations Engineer
13 8 (2.22%) Support Engineer
13 8 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (2.22%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (13.33%) Web Services
2 27 (7.50%) LAMP
3 21 (5.83%) .NET
4 15 (4.17%) XML
5 14 (3.89%) MCollective
6 13 (3.61%) Java EE
7 10 (2.78%) Regular Expression
7 10 (2.78%) CSS
7 10 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (2.50%) HTML
9 7 (1.94%) JSON
9 7 (1.94%) Middleware
9 7 (1.94%) Play Framework
10 6 (1.67%) HTML5
10 6 (1.67%) libvirt
11 5 (1.39%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.39%) CGI
12 4 (1.11%) REST
12 4 (1.11%) Flash
12 4 (1.11%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.50%) Open Source
2 43 (11.94%) Clustering
3 28 (7.78%) Computer Science
4 22 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.89%) Device Driver
6 13 (3.61%) Online Games
7 12 (3.33%) Replication
8 8 (2.22%) Thin Client
8 8 (2.22%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.39%) PKI
10 5 (1.39%) Derivative
11 4 (1.11%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.83%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.83%) EPoS
12 3 (0.83%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.56%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.56%) BBC
13 2 (0.56%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 161 (44.72%) Linux
2 99 (27.50%) Windows
3 64 (17.78%) CentOS
4 54 (15.00%) UNIX
5 45 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 26 (7.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (5.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (3.06%) AIX
9 11 (3.06%) SUSE
10 10 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (2.78%) Solaris
11 6 (1.67%) Debian
11 6 (1.67%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.39%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.56%) VMS
13 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.28%) Android
14 1 (0.28%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (21.94%) DevOps
2 54 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (13.06%) ITIL
4 42 (11.67%) E-Commerce
5 39 (10.83%) Change Management
5 39 (10.83%) Kanban
6 38 (10.56%) Configuration Management
7 32 (8.89%) Service Management
8 29 (8.06%) Migration
8 29 (8.06%) Network Management
9 28 (7.78%) Service Delivery
10 23 (6.39%) Mentoring
11 22 (6.11%) Release Management
12 21 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (5.28%) Scrum
14 18 (5.00%) Line Management
15 17 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
17 13 (3.61%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 103 (28.61%) Python
2 70 (19.44%) Perl
3 63 (17.50%) Ruby
4 58 (16.11%) Java
5 42 (11.67%) Shell Script
6 38 (10.56%) SQL
7 35 (9.72%) PHP
8 28 (7.78%) Bash Shell
9 15 (4.17%) Korn
10 14 (3.89%) C
11 11 (3.06%) JavaScript
12 10 (2.78%) PowerShell
13 8 (2.22%) Groovy
14 5 (1.39%) VB
14 5 (1.39%) C#
15 4 (1.11%) C++
15 4 (1.11%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.28%) Erlang
16 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 100 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (20.56%) CCNP
3 27 (7.50%) CCNA
3 27 (7.50%) CCIE
4 22 (6.11%) Degree
5 20 (5.56%) CCSE
6 13 (3.61%) CCSA
7 11 (3.06%) CCSP
8 8 (2.22%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.67%) CISSP
10 5 (1.39%) CCDP
11 4 (1.11%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.11%) CCVP
12 3 (0.83%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.83%) MCSE
12 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.56%) CISM
13 2 (0.56%) MCP
13 2 (0.56%) MCSA
13 2 (0.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.83%) SLA
2 19 (5.28%) QA
3 4 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (9.17%) vSphere
3 30 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 29 (8.06%) vCloud
5 14 (3.89%) Hyper-V
6 12 (3.33%) FreeRADIUS
7 10 (2.78%) Firmware
8 9 (2.50%) Docker
9 8 (2.22%) VirtualBox
9 8 (2.22%) Postfix
10 7 (1.94%) Xen
10 7 (1.94%) XenApp
10 7 (1.94%) XenServer
10 7 (1.94%) Varnish
11 6 (1.67%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.67%) Sendmail
11 6 (1.67%) ProxySG
12 4 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.83%) Snort
Systems Management
1 91 (25.28%) Puppet
2 60 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (12.50%) Nagios
4 30 (8.33%) ZABBIX
5 19 (5.28%) Cobbler
6 18 (5.00%) Kibana
6 18 (5.00%) Cacti
7 17 (4.72%) Zenoss
7 17 (4.72%) Graphite
8 16 (4.44%) Graylog2
9 14 (3.89%) CA Spectrum
10 13 (3.61%) Cisco CUCM
11 10 (2.78%) collectd
12 9 (2.50%) SCCM
12 9 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
13 8 (2.22%) Vagrant
14 7 (1.94%) SCOM
15 6 (1.67%) Salt
15 6 (1.67%) Control-M
15 6 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 186 (51.67%) Cisco
2 115 (31.94%) F5
3 80 (22.22%) VMware
4 77 (21.39%) CheckPoint
5 69 (19.17%) Citrix
6 62 (17.22%) Juniper
7 56 (15.56%) Red Hat
8 54 (15.00%) Oracle
9 31 (8.61%) Splunk
10 30 (8.33%) HP
11 29 (8.06%) SolarWinds
12 26 (7.22%) Microsoft
12 26 (7.22%) Perforce
12 26 (7.22%) Blue Coat
13 19 (5.28%) IBM
14 18 (5.00%) Riverbed
15 16 (4.44%) Percona
16 14 (3.89%) CA
17 13 (3.61%) EMC
17 13 (3.61%) Infoblox
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