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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
England / London
Rank 259 299 241
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -58
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 140 117 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.56% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.66% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 89 116
Median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+12.16% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+214.28% -41.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +20.00%

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
16411 17649 17257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.54% 84.24% 81.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11855 12494 12494
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 208 194
Median hourly rate £32.00 £24.23 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.06% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +1 20 £395 +23.43% 10
Croydon - 6 - -
Feltham - 1 £380 -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 233 (59.14%) Linux
2 195 (49.49%) Firewall
3 146 (37.06%) Python
4 138 (35.03%) Amazon AWS
5 128 (32.49%) DNS
6 127 (32.23%) DevOps
7 119 (30.20%) Bash Shell
7 119 (30.20%) Puppet
8 115 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
9 114 (28.93%) VMware
10 109 (27.66%) VPN
11 101 (25.63%) Cisco
12 97 (24.62%) Ansible
13 95 (24.11%) VMware Infrastructure
14 93 (23.60%) Jenkins
15 88 (22.34%) Windows
16 84 (21.32%) Apache
16 84 (21.32%) Docker
17 82 (20.81%) Perl
18 77 (19.54%) Configuration Management
19 76 (19.29%) High Availability
20 74 (18.78%) TCP/IP
21 69 (17.51%) Git (software)
21 69 (17.51%) Ruby
21 69 (17.51%) Public Cloud
22 68 (17.26%) Unix
23 66 (16.75%) F5
24 64 (16.24%) Microsoft Azure
24 64 (16.24%) Data Centre
24 64 (16.24%) WAN

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 84 (21.32%) Apache
2 57 (14.47%) Tomcat
3 44 (11.17%) Elasticsearch
4 36 (9.14%) WebSphere
5 35 (8.88%) IIS
6 24 (6.09%) nginx
7 23 (5.84%) WebSphere Application Server
8 15 (3.81%) Jetty
8 15 (3.81%) OpenStack
8 15 (3.81%) WildFly
9 13 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (3.30%) MS Exchange
9 13 (3.30%) Mule ESB
10 10 (2.54%) Confluence
11 8 (2.03%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (1.52%) WebLogic
13 5 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (1.27%) JBoss
14 4 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 15 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) MS Office
2 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 138 (35.03%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (16.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (9.39%) Amazon EC2
4 34 (8.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 32 (8.12%) AWS CloudFormation
5 32 (8.12%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (6.09%) PaaS
7 19 (4.82%) IaaS
8 11 (2.79%) Amazon S3
9 10 (2.54%) SaaS
10 8 (2.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (2.03%) AWS CloudTrail
10 8 (2.03%) Route 53
11 6 (1.52%) GitHub
11 6 (1.52%) Heroku
12 5 (1.27%) Akamai
12 5 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 195 (49.49%) Firewall
2 128 (32.49%) DNS
3 109 (27.66%) VPN
4 74 (18.78%) TCP/IP
5 64 (16.24%) WAN
6 61 (15.48%) SSL
7 47 (11.93%) LAN
8 33 (8.38%) SAN
8 33 (8.38%) Wireless
9 32 (8.12%) VLAN
10 28 (7.11%) Network Security
11 27 (6.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 25 (6.35%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (5.84%) Reverse Proxy
14 22 (5.58%) Internet
15 21 (5.33%) DMZ
16 20 (5.08%) DHCP
17 19 (4.82%) ICMP
18 17 (4.31%) IPsec
18 17 (4.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (14.72%) MySQL
2 46 (11.68%) SQL Server
3 41 (10.41%) Amazon RDS
3 41 (10.41%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 20 (5.08%) Oracle Database
5 15 (3.81%) Redis
6 10 (2.54%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.03%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (1.52%) DB2
9 5 (1.27%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.76%) Ingres
12 2 (0.51%) BODI
12 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 93 (23.60%) Jenkins
2 69 (17.51%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.33%) JIRA
4 19 (4.82%) Gerrit
4 19 (4.82%) Mercurial
5 16 (4.06%) Subversion
6 14 (3.55%) GitLab
7 13 (3.30%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (2.54%) GoCD
8 10 (2.54%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.78%) Artifactory
9 7 (1.78%) Hudson
10 5 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.27%) JMeter
10 5 (1.27%) Selenium
11 4 (1.02%) Ant
11 4 (1.02%) Maven
12 3 (0.76%) Gradle
12 3 (0.76%) Introscope
12 3 (0.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 63 (15.99%) Finance
2 34 (8.63%) Retail
3 24 (6.09%) Banking
4 12 (3.05%) Back Office
4 12 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.54%) Legal
6 9 (2.28%) Marketing
7 8 (2.03%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.52%) Publishing
9 5 (1.27%) Law
10 4 (1.02%) Electronics
10 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.51%) Advertising
11 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.51%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Front Office
12 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (14.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 49 (12.44%) Architect
3 39 (9.90%) Administrator
4 37 (9.39%) Consultant
5 35 (8.88%) Developer
5 35 (8.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 35 (8.88%) Network Engineer
6 34 (8.63%) AWS DevOps
7 33 (8.38%) Systems Administrator
8 29 (7.36%) Linux Administrator
9 28 (7.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 27 (6.85%) DevOps Consultant
11 22 (5.58%) Senior DevOps
12 18 (4.57%) Analyst
12 18 (4.57%) AWS Consultant
13 17 (4.31%) AWS Engineer
14 16 (4.06%) Network Architect
14 16 (4.06%) Technical Architect
15 15 (3.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 15 (3.81%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (11.68%) RabbitMQ
2 39 (9.90%) LAMP
3 35 (8.88%) ELK Stack
4 29 (7.36%) Middleware
5 28 (7.11%) Django
6 27 (6.85%) Web Services
7 22 (5.58%) LAPP Stack
8 21 (5.33%) .NET
9 19 (4.82%) boto
10 15 (3.81%) LEMP Stack
11 14 (3.55%) XML
12 13 (3.30%) MSMQ
12 13 (3.30%) SOAP
13 11 (2.79%) J2EE
13 11 (2.79%) Node.js
14 9 (2.28%) CSS
14 9 (2.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 8 (2.03%) libvirt
15 8 (2.03%) REST
15 8 (2.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 69 (17.51%) Public Cloud
2 64 (16.24%) Data Centre
3 25 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.08%) Clustering
5 15 (3.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (3.81%) Private Cloud
6 14 (3.55%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.54%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.78%) Replication
9 7 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.27%) DataPower
10 5 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.27%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.02%) CMDB
11 4 (1.02%) NHS
12 3 (0.76%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.76%) HP StoreVirtual
12 3 (0.76%) Social Network
13 2 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 233 (59.14%) Linux
2 88 (22.34%) Windows
3 68 (17.26%) Unix
4 64 (16.24%) CentOS
4 64 (16.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (9.90%) Windows Server
6 29 (7.36%) Ubuntu
7 28 (7.11%) Oracle Linux
8 27 (6.85%) AIX
9 23 (5.84%) SUSE
10 21 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (2.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 9 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.51%) Solaris
15 1 (0.25%) Android
15 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (32.23%) DevOps
2 115 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (19.54%) Configuration Management
4 76 (19.29%) High Availability
5 61 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (12.94%) Continuous Delivery
6 51 (12.94%) ITIL
7 49 (12.44%) Migration
8 45 (11.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 38 (9.64%) Open Source
10 37 (9.39%) Mentoring
11 28 (7.11%) E-Commerce
12 22 (5.58%) Network Design
12 22 (5.58%) Scrum
12 22 (5.58%) Web Operations
13 20 (5.08%) Build Automation
14 18 (4.57%) Change Management
15 17 (4.31%) Service Management
16 14 (3.55%) Kernel Tuning
17 13 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 146 (37.06%) Python
2 119 (30.20%) Bash Shell
3 82 (20.81%) Perl
4 69 (17.51%) Ruby
5 50 (12.69%) Java
6 46 (11.68%) PowerShell
7 43 (10.91%) SQL
8 28 (7.11%) PHP
9 25 (6.35%) Korn
9 25 (6.35%) Shell Script
10 19 (4.82%) Go
11 13 (3.30%) JavaScript
12 11 (2.79%) C#
13 9 (2.28%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.52%) AWK
14 6 (1.52%) sed
15 3 (0.76%) C
15 3 (0.76%) C++
15 3 (0.76%) Jython
16 2 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 49 (12.44%) Security Cleared
2 44 (11.17%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (9.14%) CCNP
3 36 (9.14%) SC Cleared
4 26 (6.60%) CCNA
5 17 (4.31%) CCIE
6 14 (3.55%) Degree
7 9 (2.28%) RHCSA
8 8 (2.03%) MCSE
8 8 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (2.03%) RHCA
8 8 (2.03%) RHCE
9 5 (1.27%) JNCIP
10 4 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.02%) CCSA
10 4 (1.02%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (1.02%) EMC Certification
10 4 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.02%) JNCIS
10 4 (1.02%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.31%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.51%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 95 (24.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (21.32%) Docker
3 34 (8.63%) Active Directory
4 31 (7.87%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (5.58%) vSphere
6 16 (4.06%) iptables
6 16 (4.06%) Xen
7 14 (3.55%) Hyper-V
8 13 (3.30%) NFS
9 12 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (2.28%) XenServer
11 8 (2.03%) KVM
12 7 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (1.78%) ProxySG
13 6 (1.52%) Firmware
14 5 (1.27%) Terminal Services
15 4 (1.02%) XenApp
16 3 (0.76%) BIND 9
16 3 (0.76%) vCloud
17 2 (0.51%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 119 (30.20%) Puppet
2 97 (24.62%) Ansible
3 48 (12.18%) logstash
4 44 (11.17%) Kibana
5 43 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (9.64%) Terraform
7 36 (9.14%) HAProxy
8 34 (8.63%) Kubernetes
9 29 (7.36%) Nagios
10 21 (5.33%) ZABBIX
11 12 (3.05%) Microsoft Clustering
12 10 (2.54%) Consul
13 8 (2.03%) ITRS Geneos
13 8 (2.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 7 (1.78%) Data Guard
15 6 (1.52%) Mesos
16 5 (1.27%) Cacti
16 5 (1.27%) HP SiteScope
16 5 (1.27%) OPNET
17 4 (1.02%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 114 (28.93%) VMware
2 101 (25.63%) Cisco
3 66 (16.75%) F5
4 53 (13.45%) Red Hat
5 52 (13.20%) Oracle
6 44 (11.17%) Microsoft
7 41 (10.41%) CheckPoint
8 32 (8.12%) Citrix
9 30 (7.61%) IBM
10 28 (7.11%) Juniper
11 21 (5.33%) Palo Alto
11 21 (5.33%) SaltStack
12 17 (4.31%) EMC
13 16 (4.06%) Splunk
14 15 (3.81%) Blue Coat
15 14 (3.55%) Riverbed
15 14 (3.55%) SolarWinds
16 12 (3.05%) HP
17 8 (2.03%) New Relic
17 8 (2.03%) Sun
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