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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 249 305 297
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -8
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 175 123 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.49% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.63% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 64 72
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£425 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £330 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.46% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £98.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-61.73% +206.25%
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
18702 19426 19753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.66% 77.51% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13186 13576 13307
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 245 371
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +36 31 £495 +27.74% 14
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Ealing - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 126 (41.45%) Cisco
2 125 (41.12%) Firewall
3 116 (38.16%) Linux
4 96 (31.58%) Windows
5 82 (26.97%) DNS
6 70 (23.03%) VPN
7 67 (22.04%) Finance
8 64 (21.05%) F5
9 58 (19.08%) Cisco Certification
10 56 (18.42%) VMware
11 55 (18.09%) CheckPoint
12 54 (17.76%) Java
13 53 (17.43%) Citrix
14 52 (17.11%) Apache
15 51 (16.78%) CCNP
15 51 (16.78%) NetScaler
15 51 (16.78%) Cisco Nexus
16 50 (16.45%) Perl
16 50 (16.45%) Oracle
17 48 (15.79%) Python
17 48 (15.79%) WAN
18 47 (15.46%) Network Security
19 45 (14.80%) Internet
20 44 (14.47%) UNIX
21 42 (13.82%) Active Directory
21 42 (13.82%) Red Hat
22 41 (13.49%) ITIL
22 41 (13.49%) Migration
22 41 (13.49%) Banking
23 40 (13.16%) Puppet

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 52 (17.11%) Apache
2 33 (10.86%) IIS
3 21 (6.91%) OpenStack
4 17 (5.59%) Lync
5 16 (5.26%) Tomcat
6 13 (4.28%) nginx
7 12 (3.95%) SharePoint
8 8 (2.63%) IBM HTTP Server
9 7 (2.30%) MS Exchange
10 6 (1.97%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (1.32%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.99%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.99%) Eucalyptus
13 3 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Project
3 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Summit
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (3.62%) Amazon S3
5 9 (2.96%) PaaS
5 9 (2.96%) Office 365
5 9 (2.96%) IaaS
6 4 (1.32%) Joyent
7 2 (0.66%) GitHub
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 125 (41.12%) Firewall
2 82 (26.97%) DNS
3 70 (23.03%) VPN
4 51 (16.78%) NetScaler
4 51 (16.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 48 (15.79%) WAN
6 47 (15.46%) Network Security
7 45 (14.80%) Internet
8 39 (12.83%) DHCP
9 38 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 37 (12.17%) LAN
11 34 (11.18%) SAN
11 34 (11.18%) SSL
12 33 (10.86%) TCP/IP
12 33 (10.86%) BGP
12 33 (10.86%) VLAN
13 32 (10.53%) LDAP
14 27 (8.88%) Ethernet
15 23 (7.57%) IPsec
15 23 (7.57%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.54%) MySQL
3 14 (4.61%) MongoDB
3 14 (4.61%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (4.61%) NoSQL
3 14 (4.61%) DB2
4 7 (2.30%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.97%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.99%) Redis
8 1 (0.33%) OLAP
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (6.91%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.58%) Jenkins
3 16 (5.26%) Maven
4 6 (1.97%) JIRA
4 6 (1.97%) Subversion
5 4 (1.32%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.99%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.66%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.66%) MSI
7 2 (0.66%) JMeter
8 1 (0.33%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.33%) JUnit
8 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.33%) Selenium
8 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 67 (22.04%) Finance
2 41 (13.49%) Banking
3 30 (9.87%) Investment Banking
4 13 (4.28%) Retail
5 11 (3.62%) Financial Institution
6 10 (3.29%) Front Office
7 8 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.97%) German Language
8 6 (1.97%) Games
9 4 (1.32%) Publishing
9 4 (1.32%) Legal
10 2 (0.66%) Local Government
10 2 (0.66%) Law
11 1 (0.33%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 35 (11.51%) Consultant
3 25 (8.22%) Architect
4 21 (6.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (6.25%) Administrator
6 18 (5.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 17 (5.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 17 (5.59%) Security Engineer
8 14 (4.61%) Network Security Engineer
9 13 (4.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (3.95%) Senior Network Engineer
10 12 (3.95%) Network Consultant
10 12 (3.95%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.62%) Support Engineer
11 11 (3.62%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (3.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 10 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (3.29%) Developer
13 9 (2.96%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.91%) Web Services
2 19 (6.25%) .NET
3 17 (5.59%) CSS
4 15 (4.93%) Java EE
5 13 (4.28%) LAMP
6 11 (3.62%) Middleware
6 11 (3.62%) XML
6 11 (3.62%) Regular Expression
7 10 (3.29%) JSON
8 9 (2.96%) WCF
9 7 (2.30%) HTML
9 7 (2.30%) CGI
10 6 (1.97%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.64%) Flash
11 5 (1.64%) HTML5
11 5 (1.64%) Apache Flex
12 4 (1.32%) REST
12 4 (1.32%) Ajax
12 4 (1.32%) SOAP
13 3 (0.99%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.51%) Open Source
2 27 (8.88%) Computer Science
3 26 (8.55%) Clustering
4 12 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.63%) Hedge funds
6 6 (1.97%) Firmware
6 6 (1.97%) Replication
7 5 (1.64%) Online Games
8 4 (1.32%) PKI
8 4 (1.32%) Derivative
8 4 (1.32%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.99%) EPoS
9 3 (0.99%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.99%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.99%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.99%) New Media
10 2 (0.66%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 116 (38.16%) Linux
2 96 (31.58%) Windows
3 44 (14.47%) UNIX
4 32 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (9.87%) CentOS
7 27 (8.88%) Solaris
8 21 (6.91%) Ubuntu
9 16 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (4.28%) AIX
11 12 (3.95%) Oracle Linux
11 12 (3.95%) Windows 7
12 11 (3.62%) SUSE
13 10 (3.29%) Windows XP
14 7 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.99%) SmartOS
16 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.66%) Debian
17 1 (0.33%) HPUX
17 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (13.49%) ITIL
1 41 (13.49%) Migration
2 38 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 35 (11.51%) DevOps
4 29 (9.54%) Change Management
5 25 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (7.57%) Service Management
7 22 (7.24%) Kanban
8 18 (5.92%) Scrum
9 15 (4.93%) Configuration Management
9 15 (4.93%) Release Management
9 15 (4.93%) Mentoring
9 15 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (4.61%) Project Management
11 13 (4.28%) E-Commerce
11 13 (4.28%) Line Management
12 12 (3.95%) Build Automation
12 12 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (3.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (17.76%) Java
2 50 (16.45%) Perl
3 48 (15.79%) Python
4 24 (7.89%) SQL
4 24 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 22 (7.24%) Ruby
6 20 (6.58%) PHP
7 17 (5.59%) PowerShell
8 15 (4.93%) Shell Script
9 13 (4.28%) Bash Shell
10 11 (3.62%) VB
10 11 (3.62%) C
11 7 (2.30%) C#
12 4 (1.32%) Bourne shell
12 4 (1.32%) C++
13 2 (0.66%) Erlang
13 2 (0.66%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.66%) VBScript
13 2 (0.66%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 58 (19.08%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (16.78%) CCNP
3 20 (6.58%) Degree
4 13 (4.28%) MCSE
4 13 (4.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (3.62%) CCIE
6 10 (3.29%) CCNA
7 7 (2.30%) CCDP
7 7 (2.30%) CCSE
8 6 (1.97%) MCITP
8 6 (1.97%) CCSP
8 6 (1.97%) CCVP
9 5 (1.64%) CCSA
9 5 (1.64%) CISSP
9 5 (1.64%) JNCIS
10 4 (1.32%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.32%) MCP
11 3 (0.99%) MCSA
11 3 (0.99%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.92%) SLA
2 12 (3.95%) QA
3 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (13.82%) Active Directory
2 31 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (8.55%) vSphere
4 18 (5.92%) vCloud
5 14 (4.61%) Hyper-V
6 10 (3.29%) FreeRADIUS
6 10 (3.29%) ProxySG
7 7 (2.30%) XenApp
8 5 (1.64%) XenServer
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (1.32%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (1.32%) NFS
9 4 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.99%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.99%) Nmap
10 3 (0.99%) Snort
10 3 (0.99%) Docker
11 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 40 (13.16%) Puppet
2 30 (9.87%) Nagios
3 29 (9.54%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (6.58%) ZABBIX
5 15 (4.93%) Zenoss
6 14 (4.61%) CA Spectrum
7 13 (4.28%) Kibana
7 13 (4.28%) Graylog2
8 12 (3.95%) Cacti
9 9 (2.96%) Control-M
9 9 (2.96%) NetBackup
9 9 (2.96%) BladeLogic
10 8 (2.63%) ITRS Geneos
11 7 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (1.97%) SCCM
12 6 (1.97%) SolarWinds Orion
13 5 (1.64%) Nessus
14 4 (1.32%) YUM
15 3 (0.99%) SCOM
15 3 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 126 (41.45%) Cisco
2 64 (21.05%) F5
3 56 (18.42%) VMware
4 55 (18.09%) CheckPoint
5 53 (17.43%) Citrix
6 50 (16.45%) Oracle
7 42 (13.82%) Red Hat
8 35 (11.51%) HP
8 35 (11.51%) Juniper
9 27 (8.88%) Microsoft
10 24 (7.89%) Blue Coat
11 18 (5.92%) Splunk
12 17 (5.59%) CA
12 17 (5.59%) NetApp
13 16 (5.26%) Perforce
14 15 (4.93%) IBM
15 12 (3.95%) Infoblox
16 11 (3.62%) SolarWinds
16 11 (3.62%) Percona
17 10 (3.29%) Brocade
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £416 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
NST Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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City of London
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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