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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 290 253 290
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +37
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 142 176 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.79% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.97% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 139 83
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £285 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £530 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
18518 18052 18296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.94% 80.98% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13545 12688 13115
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 253 225
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 17 £425 +6.91% 5
Croydon -7 6 £393 +20.76%
Harrow - 4 £420 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £375 -
Hammersmith - 1 £350 -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 London region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 113 (46.89%) Linux
1 113 (46.89%) Firewall
2 83 (34.44%) Unix
3 81 (33.61%) DNS
4 79 (32.78%) F5
5 72 (29.88%) Finance
6 70 (29.05%) Windows
7 69 (28.63%) Cisco
8 56 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (21.99%) Bash Shell
10 51 (21.16%) ITIL
11 50 (20.75%) Puppet
12 48 (19.92%) Perl
13 47 (19.50%) TCP/IP
13 47 (19.50%) Configuration Management
14 45 (18.67%) SQL
15 43 (17.84%) VPN
15 43 (17.84%) Microsoft
16 42 (17.43%) Network Security
17 41 (17.01%) SSL
17 41 (17.01%) Oracle
17 41 (17.01%) Python
17 41 (17.01%) VMware
18 40 (16.60%) SQL Server
19 39 (16.18%) DevOps
20 38 (15.77%) Cisco Certification
21 36 (14.94%) Change Management
22 35 (14.52%) Red Hat
22 35 (14.52%) LAN
22 35 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in 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 27 (11.20%) Apache
2 22 (9.13%) WebSphere
3 20 (8.30%) IIS
3 20 (8.30%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (4.15%) OpenStack
6 7 (2.90%) JBoss
6 7 (2.90%) Node.js
7 6 (2.49%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.07%) MQSeries
8 5 (2.07%) nginx
8 5 (2.07%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.66%) Apache TomEE
9 4 (1.66%) Eucalyptus
9 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.66%) Jetty
9 4 (1.66%) SAS
9 4 (1.66%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) MS Office
2 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (11.20%) Cloud Computing
3 22 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (6.22%) IaaS
5 11 (4.56%) PaaS
6 5 (2.07%) GitHub
7 4 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.66%) IBM PureFlex
8 3 (1.24%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.83%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.41%) Google Play
10 1 (0.41%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 113 (46.89%) Firewall
2 81 (33.61%) DNS
3 47 (19.50%) TCP/IP
4 43 (17.84%) VPN
5 42 (17.43%) Network Security
6 41 (17.01%) SSL
7 35 (14.52%) LAN
8 31 (12.86%) WAN
9 30 (12.45%) BGP
10 28 (11.62%) IPsec
11 27 (11.20%) LDAP
12 26 (10.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 22 (9.13%) HTTP
14 20 (8.30%) Cisco IOS
15 19 (7.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 19 (7.88%) MPLS
15 19 (7.88%) OSPF
16 18 (7.47%) DHCP
16 18 (7.47%) Wireless
17 17 (7.05%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.60%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.64%) MySQL
3 15 (6.22%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (3.73%) OLAP
5 9 (3.73%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (3.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.90%) DB2
7 7 (2.90%) QlikView
8 6 (2.49%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.49%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.07%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.66%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.66%) Spotfire
11 3 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.24%) Redis
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 32 (13.28%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.22%) Subversion
3 11 (4.56%) TeamCity
4 10 (4.15%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.90%) Selenium
6 6 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.49%) Vagrant
7 5 (2.07%) JIRA
8 4 (1.66%) Bower
8 4 (1.66%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.66%) GitLab
8 4 (1.66%) JMeter
8 4 (1.66%) Maven
8 4 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.24%) NuGet
9 3 (1.24%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.83%) Grunt
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 72 (29.88%) Finance
2 25 (10.37%) Banking
3 13 (5.39%) Games
3 13 (5.39%) Retail
4 10 (4.15%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.32%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.90%) Marketing
6 7 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.49%) Publishing
8 5 (2.07%) Front Office
9 3 (1.24%) Back Office
9 3 (1.24%) International Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Electronics
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (16.60%) Network Engineer
2 30 (12.45%) Architect
3 28 (11.62%) Developer
4 21 (8.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (7.05%) Administrator
5 17 (7.05%) Analyst
5 17 (7.05%) Support Engineer
6 16 (6.64%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (4.98%) Network Architect
8 11 (4.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 11 (4.56%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (4.56%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (4.15%) Consultant
9 10 (4.15%) Network Security Architect
9 10 (4.15%) Security Architect
9 10 (4.15%) Web Engineer
10 9 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.73%) Senior Support Engineer
10 9 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.32%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.86%) Middleware
2 19 (7.88%) Web Services
3 14 (5.81%) .NET
3 14 (5.81%) LAMP
4 9 (3.73%) XML
5 8 (3.32%) CSS
6 7 (2.90%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (2.49%) libvirt
8 5 (2.07%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.07%) J2EE
8 5 (2.07%) JAX-WS
8 5 (2.07%) LAPP Stack
8 5 (2.07%) LEMP Stack
8 5 (2.07%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (2.07%) SOAP
8 5 (2.07%) XSLT
9 4 (1.66%) Apache CXF
9 4 (1.66%) Java EE
9 4 (1.66%) Java SE
9 4 (1.66%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.45%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.64%) DataPower
3 15 (6.22%) PKI
4 13 (5.39%) YubiKey
5 12 (4.98%) Public Cloud
6 11 (4.56%) Replication
7 10 (4.15%) Clustering
7 10 (4.15%) PlayStation
7 10 (4.15%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (2.49%) MPEG
9 6 (2.49%) Streaming Media
10 5 (2.07%) iPad
10 5 (2.07%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.66%) Derivative
11 4 (1.66%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.66%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (1.24%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 113 (46.89%) Linux
2 83 (34.44%) Unix
3 70 (29.05%) Windows
4 33 (13.69%) Windows Server
5 24 (9.96%) AIX
5 24 (9.96%) Oracle Linux
5 24 (9.96%) SUSE
6 23 (9.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (7.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 17 (7.05%) CentOS
9 15 (6.22%) Solaris
9 15 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (3.73%) VMS
11 6 (2.49%) Ubuntu
12 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.24%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.83%) Debian
16 1 (0.41%) CatOS
16 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (21.16%) ITIL
3 47 (19.50%) Configuration Management
4 39 (16.18%) DevOps
5 36 (14.94%) Change Management
6 35 (14.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 29 (12.03%) Migration
8 22 (9.13%) High Availability
9 18 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (6.64%) Network Design
12 15 (6.22%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (5.39%) Service Management
14 12 (4.98%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 12 (4.98%) Release Management
14 12 (4.98%) Two-Factor Authentication
15 10 (4.15%) Network Monitoring
16 9 (3.73%) Open Source
16 9 (3.73%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 53 (21.99%) Bash Shell
2 48 (19.92%) Perl
3 45 (18.67%) SQL
4 41 (17.01%) Python
5 30 (12.45%) Java
6 27 (11.20%) Shell Script
7 21 (8.71%) PowerShell
8 15 (6.22%) JavaScript
8 15 (6.22%) Ruby
9 9 (3.73%) C
10 8 (3.32%) C#
10 8 (3.32%) PHP
11 7 (2.90%) Scala
11 7 (2.90%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.49%) Korn
13 5 (2.07%) Go
14 4 (1.66%) VBScript
14 4 (1.66%) XPath
15 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (15.77%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (12.86%) CCNP
3 15 (6.22%) Degree
3 15 (6.22%) Security Cleared
4 14 (5.81%) JNCIA
5 13 (5.39%) JNCIS
6 10 (4.15%) SC Cleared
7 9 (3.73%) CCNA
8 5 (2.07%) CCIE
9 4 (1.66%) CISSP
9 4 (1.66%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.24%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.24%) RHCE
11 2 (0.83%) CCA
11 2 (0.83%) CCSP
11 2 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.83%) OCP
11 2 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.32%) SLA
2 6 (2.49%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.24%) QA
4 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (9.13%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.64%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (5.39%) Docker
4 13 (5.39%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.15%) KVM
6 8 (3.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (3.32%) vSphere
7 6 (2.49%) Samba
8 5 (2.07%) Xen
9 4 (1.66%) Firmware
9 4 (1.66%) NFS
9 4 (1.66%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.24%) oVirt
10 3 (1.24%) XenServer
11 2 (0.83%) iptables
11 2 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.83%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.41%) Squid
12 1 (0.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 50 (20.75%) Puppet
2 23 (9.54%) Nagios
3 22 (9.13%) Ansible
4 18 (7.47%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (4.15%) Xymon
6 9 (3.73%) FortiGate
7 8 (3.32%) Graphite
8 5 (2.07%) Pingdom
8 5 (2.07%) Salt
9 4 (1.66%) Cobbler
9 4 (1.66%) Ganglia
9 4 (1.66%) Perfmon
9 4 (1.66%) StatsD
10 3 (1.24%) Cacti
10 3 (1.24%) logstash
10 3 (1.24%) MIIS
10 3 (1.24%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.24%) yum
11 2 (0.83%) Cisco LMS
11 2 (0.83%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 79 (32.78%) F5
2 69 (28.63%) Cisco
3 43 (17.84%) Microsoft
4 41 (17.01%) Oracle
4 41 (17.01%) VMware
5 35 (14.52%) Red Hat
6 33 (13.69%) IBM
7 28 (11.62%) Juniper
8 20 (8.30%) Palo Alto
9 18 (7.47%) CheckPoint
9 18 (7.47%) webMethods
10 16 (6.64%) Software AG
11 14 (5.81%) Aerohive Networks
12 12 (4.98%) NetApp
13 8 (3.32%) Citrix
13 8 (3.32%) Cognos
13 8 (3.32%) Rackspace
13 8 (3.32%) Splunk
14 7 (2.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 7 (2.90%) Apple
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