The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 274 269 229
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -40
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 133 134 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.56% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.74% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 66 116
Average daily rate
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£413 £436 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.44% +9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £315 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- -50.79%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17554 18215 19228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.04% 76.36% 73.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12350 12597 12707
Average daily rate £440 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 274 355
Average hourly rate £20.16 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.97 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.00 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Load Balancing
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +19 25 £438 -2.23% 6
Westminster - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 92 (34.07%) Cisco
2 91 (33.70%) Linux
3 89 (32.96%) Firewall
4 68 (25.19%) Windows
5 66 (24.44%) Finance
6 64 (23.70%) F5
7 60 (22.22%) DNS
8 58 (21.48%) VMware
9 55 (20.37%) UNIX
10 50 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
11 46 (17.04%) Java
12 45 (16.67%) WAN
12 45 (16.67%) HP
13 43 (15.93%) CCNP
13 43 (15.93%) VPN
14 42 (15.56%) Perl
15 40 (14.81%) Citrix
16 38 (14.07%) SAN
16 38 (14.07%) Red Hat
16 38 (14.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 37 (13.70%) Oracle
18 36 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
19 35 (12.96%) Active Directory
20 34 (12.59%) Clustering
21 33 (12.22%) Migration
21 33 (12.22%) TCP/IP
22 32 (11.85%) CheckPoint
22 32 (11.85%) SQL
22 32 (11.85%) BGP
23 31 (11.48%) Banking

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 23 (8.52%) Apache
2 21 (7.78%) Tomcat
3 18 (6.67%) Lync
3 18 (6.67%) IIS
4 8 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.96%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.59%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.59%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.22%) Node.js
6 6 (2.22%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.85%) nginx
8 4 (1.48%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.11%) ColdFusion
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (1.11%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.33%) Office 365
3 6 (2.22%) PaaS
3 6 (2.22%) IaaS
4 4 (1.48%) Joyent
4 4 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.11%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 89 (32.96%) Firewall
2 60 (22.22%) DNS
3 45 (16.67%) WAN
4 43 (15.93%) VPN
5 38 (14.07%) SAN
6 33 (12.22%) TCP/IP
7 32 (11.85%) BGP
8 30 (11.11%) Network Security
9 28 (10.37%) NetScaler
9 28 (10.37%) LDAP
9 28 (10.37%) LAN
10 27 (10.00%) DHCP
10 27 (10.00%) SSL
11 26 (9.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 25 (9.26%) EIGRP
13 24 (8.89%) Internet
14 23 (8.52%) MPLS
14 23 (8.52%) VLAN
15 21 (7.78%) OSPF
15 21 (7.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.15%) MySQL
2 18 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 12 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.33%) Redis
6 6 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.85%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (1.85%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.85%) DataStage
7 5 (1.85%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (1.48%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (1.11%) DB2
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.74%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.74%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.59%) LoadRunner
3 7 (2.59%) Maven
4 5 (1.85%) JIRA
4 5 (1.85%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (1.48%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.48%) JProfiler
6 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.74%) Subversion
6 2 (0.74%) WebLOAD
6 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.37%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.37%) Selenium
7 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
General
1 66 (24.44%) Finance
2 31 (11.48%) Banking
3 21 (7.78%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.07%) Financial Institution
5 10 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.59%) Legal
6 7 (2.59%) Retail
7 5 (1.85%) German Language
7 5 (1.85%) Law
8 4 (1.48%) Games
9 3 (1.11%) Front Office
9 3 (1.11%) Publishing
10 2 (0.74%) Advertising
10 2 (0.74%) Local Government
10 2 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (17.78%) Network Engineer
2 40 (14.81%) Consultant
3 19 (7.04%) Architect
4 18 (6.67%) Administrator
5 15 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 13 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (4.44%) Security Engineer
7 12 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (4.07%) Platform Engineer
8 11 (4.07%) Storage Support Engineer
8 11 (4.07%) Storage Engineer
8 11 (4.07%) Network Consultant
9 10 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (3.70%) Project Manager
9 10 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
10 9 (3.33%) UNIX Engineer
10 9 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
10 9 (3.33%) Tester
10 9 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.19%) XML
2 12 (4.44%) CSS
3 10 (3.70%) Web Services
3 10 (3.70%) LAMP
4 8 (2.96%) JSON
4 8 (2.96%) .NET
5 6 (2.22%) JMX
5 6 (2.22%) Middleware
5 6 (2.22%) Java EE
6 4 (1.48%) WCF
6 4 (1.48%) XML Schema
6 4 (1.48%) CGI
6 4 (1.48%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.11%) HTML
7 3 (1.11%) SOAP
7 3 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (1.11%) REST
7 3 (1.11%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.74%) FastCGI
8 2 (0.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.59%) Clustering
2 12 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 12 (4.44%) Open Source
3 11 (4.07%) Replication
4 9 (3.33%) Video on Demand
5 8 (2.96%) Hedge funds
6 7 (2.59%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.22%) CLARiiON
8 5 (1.85%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.85%) IPTV
8 5 (1.85%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.11%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.11%) New Media
10 2 (0.74%) PKI
10 2 (0.74%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.74%) Online Games
10 2 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.74%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 91 (33.70%) Linux
2 68 (25.19%) Windows
3 55 (20.37%) UNIX
4 38 (14.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (10.74%) Solaris
6 22 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (5.93%) CentOS
8 12 (4.44%) Ubuntu
8 12 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.22%) VMS
9 6 (2.22%) HPUX
9 6 (2.22%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.85%) AIX
11 3 (1.11%) SUSE
11 3 (1.11%) SmartOS
11 3 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (12.22%) Migration
2 25 (9.26%) Service Delivery
3 24 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (8.52%) ITIL
5 22 (8.15%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (7.41%) DevOps
7 18 (6.67%) Change Management
8 17 (6.30%) Scrum
9 16 (5.93%) Project Management
10 14 (5.19%) Release Management
10 14 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (4.81%) High Availability
12 12 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (4.44%) Kernel Tuning
12 12 (4.44%) Build Automation
13 11 (4.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 11 (4.07%) Service Management
13 11 (4.07%) Configuration Management
13 11 (4.07%) Network Management
13 11 (4.07%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (17.04%) Java
2 42 (15.56%) Perl
3 32 (11.85%) SQL
4 27 (10.00%) Python
5 19 (7.04%) Bash Shell
6 18 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 13 (4.81%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.70%) Ruby
9 9 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.59%) VB
10 7 (2.59%) Bourne shell
11 6 (2.22%) C
11 6 (2.22%) PHP
11 6 (2.22%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.48%) C#
13 3 (1.11%) VBScript
14 2 (0.74%) ABAP
14 2 (0.74%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.74%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 50 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (15.93%) CCNP
3 16 (5.93%) MCSE
3 16 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (4.44%) Degree
5 9 (3.33%) CCIE
6 8 (2.96%) CCNA
6 8 (2.96%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (1.85%) OCP
7 5 (1.85%) OCA
7 5 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (1.85%) JNCIS
7 5 (1.85%) MCITP
7 5 (1.85%) CCSE
8 4 (1.48%) CCEE
9 3 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.11%) CCSA
9 3 (1.11%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.11%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.19%) SLA
2 11 (4.07%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (12.96%) Active Directory
3 25 (9.26%) vSphere
4 11 (4.07%) vCloud
4 11 (4.07%) XenApp
5 10 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 9 (3.33%) VMware ESX
7 8 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (2.59%) Varnish
8 7 (2.59%) ProxySG
8 7 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (1.48%) NFS
11 3 (1.11%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.11%) Docker
12 2 (0.74%) UAG
12 2 (0.74%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.74%) XenServer
12 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 30 (11.11%) Puppet
2 22 (8.15%) Nagios
3 15 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (4.81%) NetBackup
5 9 (3.33%) ZABBIX
6 7 (2.59%) Zenoss
6 7 (2.59%) YUM
7 6 (2.22%) Munin
7 6 (2.22%) StatsD
7 6 (2.22%) Kibana
7 6 (2.22%) Graylog2
8 5 (1.85%) SCCM
9 4 (1.48%) Cacti
9 4 (1.48%) BladeLogic
9 4 (1.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.48%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (1.11%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (1.11%) HP SiteScope
10 3 (1.11%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 92 (34.07%) Cisco
2 64 (23.70%) F5
3 58 (21.48%) VMware
4 45 (16.67%) HP
5 40 (14.81%) Citrix
6 38 (14.07%) Red Hat
7 37 (13.70%) Oracle
8 32 (11.85%) CheckPoint
9 26 (9.63%) Juniper
10 25 (9.26%) Microsoft
11 22 (8.15%) Blue Coat
12 21 (7.78%) NetApp
13 16 (5.93%) Brocade
14 14 (5.19%) Veritas
15 11 (4.07%) Sun
15 11 (4.07%) IBM
15 11 (4.07%) Avaya
16 10 (3.70%) McAfee
16 10 (3.70%) SolarWinds
17 9 (3.33%) Aruba
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