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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 261 280 295
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +15
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 147 128 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.54% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.69% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 82 62
Average daily rate
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£435 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £281 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £369 £328
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £26.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+51.92% +67.74%
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
18669 18628 19067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.31% 78.98% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13338 13018 13239
Average daily rate £450 £448 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 226 262
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.16 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.88% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.00 £53.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 July 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 July 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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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 -3 28 £438 -7.89% 11
Isleworth - 3 - -
Hammersmith - 2 £438 -
Docklands, London -4 1 £435 -17.14%
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 167 (48.27%) Firewall
2 145 (41.91%) Windows
3 141 (40.75%) Cisco
4 132 (38.15%) Linux
5 116 (33.53%) F5
6 97 (28.03%) Java
7 90 (26.01%) DNS
8 88 (25.43%) ITIL
9 83 (23.99%) Cisco Certification
10 76 (21.97%) VPN
11 75 (21.68%) IIS
12 73 (21.10%) Python
13 71 (20.52%) DevOps
14 67 (19.36%) Apache
15 66 (19.08%) SQL Server
15 66 (19.08%) TCP/IP
15 66 (19.08%) Data Centre
15 66 (19.08%) Jenkins
16 62 (17.92%) WAN
16 62 (17.92%) SQL
16 62 (17.92%) Oracle
17 61 (17.63%) CheckPoint
17 61 (17.63%) VMware
18 60 (17.34%) UNIX
19 59 (17.05%) BGP
20 58 (16.76%) Wireless
21 57 (16.47%) OSPF
21 57 (16.47%) CCNP
22 56 (16.18%) Cisco ASA
23 55 (15.90%) Tomcat

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 75 (21.68%) IIS
2 67 (19.36%) Apache
3 55 (15.90%) Tomcat
4 25 (7.23%) WebSphere
5 24 (6.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 19 (5.49%) OpenStack
7 11 (3.18%) SharePoint
8 8 (2.31%) JBoss
8 8 (2.31%) Lync
9 7 (2.02%) MS Exchange
10 6 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.73%) Drupal
10 6 (1.73%) nginx
11 5 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (1.45%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.16%) MQSeries
12 4 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.16%) Node.js
13 3 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (2.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.31%) RMDS
2 4 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.58%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.31%) SaaS
3 8 (2.31%) Office 365
4 7 (2.02%) GitHub
5 4 (1.16%) IaaS
5 4 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.87%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.87%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.87%) PaaS
6 3 (0.87%) Heroku
6 3 (0.87%) Engine Yard
7 2 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 167 (48.27%) Firewall
2 90 (26.01%) DNS
3 76 (21.97%) VPN
4 66 (19.08%) TCP/IP
5 62 (17.92%) WAN
6 59 (17.05%) BGP
7 58 (16.76%) Wireless
8 57 (16.47%) OSPF
9 56 (16.18%) Cisco ASA
10 51 (14.74%) Network Security
11 50 (14.45%) MPLS
12 47 (13.58%) Cisco IOS
13 46 (13.29%) IPsec
14 42 (12.14%) SSL
14 42 (12.14%) VoIP
14 42 (12.14%) LAN
15 39 (11.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 38 (10.98%) VLAN
17 36 (10.40%) Cisco Nexus
18 35 (10.12%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (19.08%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.69%) MySQL
3 25 (7.23%) Oracle Database
4 22 (6.36%) Relational Database
5 15 (4.34%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.18%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (2.02%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.73%) Redis
9 5 (1.45%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.16%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.87%) HBase
12 2 (0.58%) Mahout
12 2 (0.58%) Sqoop
12 2 (0.58%) MarkLogic
12 2 (0.58%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.58%) Impala
12 2 (0.58%) DB2
12 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 66 (19.08%) Jenkins
2 43 (12.43%) Subversion
3 40 (11.56%) Git (software)
4 32 (9.25%) Maven
5 24 (6.94%) TeamCity
6 22 (6.36%) JIRA
7 21 (6.07%) Mercurial
8 20 (5.78%) Introscope
8 20 (5.78%) Ant
8 20 (5.78%) Gradle
8 20 (5.78%) MSBuild
9 16 (4.62%) JMeter
10 8 (2.31%) LoadRunner
11 7 (2.02%) Eclipse
11 7 (2.02%) IntelliJ
12 5 (1.45%) Phing
13 3 (0.87%) Selenium
14 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.58%) Hudson
General
1 51 (14.74%) Finance
2 28 (8.09%) Banking
3 16 (4.62%) Retail
4 13 (3.76%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.76%) Games
5 9 (2.60%) Marketing
5 9 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.02%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.16%) Back Office
7 4 (1.16%) Legal
8 3 (0.87%) Front Office
9 2 (0.58%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 99 (28.61%) Network Engineer
2 42 (12.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (7.51%) Senior Network Engineer
4 25 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (6.07%) Architect
5 21 (6.07%) Analyst
6 19 (5.49%) Administrator
7 14 (4.05%) Applications Support
7 14 (4.05%) Cisco Engineer
8 13 (3.76%) Support Engineer
8 13 (3.76%) Web Engineer
8 13 (3.76%) Operations Engineer
8 13 (3.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 11 (3.18%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 11 (3.18%) Senior Web Engineer
9 11 (3.18%) Support Analyst
10 10 (2.89%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (2.89%) Consultant
10 10 (2.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 8 (2.31%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (15.32%) .NET
2 28 (8.09%) Java EE
3 23 (6.65%) Django
4 22 (6.36%) Middleware
5 18 (5.20%) Web Services
6 17 (4.91%) LAMP
7 15 (4.34%) Rendezvous
8 13 (3.76%) HTML
9 12 (3.47%) XML
10 10 (2.89%) J2EE
10 10 (2.89%) Hibernate
10 10 (2.89%) Spring
10 10 (2.89%) 802.1X
11 7 (2.02%) WCF
12 6 (1.73%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (1.73%) Ajax
12 6 (1.73%) XMPP
12 6 (1.73%) CSS
12 6 (1.73%) MCollective
13 5 (1.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 66 (19.08%) Data Centre
2 42 (12.14%) Clustering
3 28 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.94%) Fixed Income
5 23 (6.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 14 (4.05%) PKI
7 12 (3.47%) Streaming Video
8 11 (3.18%) Hybrid Cloud
8 11 (3.18%) iPhone
8 11 (3.18%) iPad
9 9 (2.60%) Replication
10 6 (1.73%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.73%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.73%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.87%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.87%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.87%) BBC
11 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.87%) GIS
12 2 (0.58%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 145 (41.91%) Windows
2 132 (38.15%) Linux
3 60 (17.34%) UNIX
4 36 (10.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (8.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (6.94%) Solaris
7 22 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (6.07%) Ubuntu
9 18 (5.20%) CentOS
10 11 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.45%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.16%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.16%) AIX
12 4 (1.16%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.87%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.87%) Android
13 3 (0.87%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (25.43%) ITIL
2 71 (20.52%) DevOps
3 44 (12.72%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (11.85%) Release Management
4 41 (11.85%) E-Commerce
5 33 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (8.38%) Change Management
7 26 (7.51%) Problem Management
8 25 (7.23%) Open Source
8 25 (7.23%) Capacity Management
9 24 (6.94%) Configuration Management
10 23 (6.65%) Network Design
11 21 (6.07%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (5.78%) Scrum
13 19 (5.49%) Migration
14 18 (5.20%) Project Management
14 18 (5.20%) Mentoring
14 18 (5.20%) Network Management
14 18 (5.20%) DDoS Mitigation
15 17 (4.91%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 97 (28.03%) Java
2 73 (21.10%) Python
3 62 (17.92%) SQL
4 41 (11.85%) Perl
5 34 (9.83%) PHP
6 33 (9.54%) Bash Shell
7 26 (7.51%) Ruby
7 26 (7.51%) PowerShell
8 22 (6.36%) C++
9 21 (6.07%) Shell Script
10 14 (4.05%) VB
11 8 (2.31%) C#
12 6 (1.73%) JavaScript
12 6 (1.73%) Korn
13 5 (1.45%) C
14 4 (1.16%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.16%) Scala
15 3 (0.87%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.87%) VB6
16 2 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 83 (23.99%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (16.47%) CCNP
3 28 (8.09%) Degree
4 17 (4.91%) CCIE
5 14 (4.05%) CCNA
6 9 (2.60%) Security Cleared
7 8 (2.31%) CCSA
7 8 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.02%) MCSE
8 7 (2.02%) CCSE
9 6 (1.73%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.16%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.16%) JNCIA
10 4 (1.16%) Sun Certification
10 4 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.16%) CCIP
11 2 (0.58%) CISSP
11 2 (0.58%) MCSA
11 2 (0.58%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.20%) SLA
2 10 (2.89%) QA
3 4 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.16%) WAI
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (9.54%) Active Directory
3 22 (6.36%) vSphere
4 18 (5.20%) Hyper-V
5 14 (4.05%) ProxySG
5 14 (4.05%) vCloud
6 8 (2.31%) Docker
7 7 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.73%) Firmware
9 5 (1.45%) XenApp
9 5 (1.45%) XenServer
10 4 (1.16%) NFS
11 3 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.87%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.58%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.58%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.58%) UAG
Systems Management
1 54 (15.61%) Puppet
2 35 (10.12%) ITRS Geneos
3 31 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (6.65%) Nagios
4 23 (6.65%) BladeLogic
5 18 (5.20%) ZABBIX
5 18 (5.20%) Cisco CUCM
6 15 (4.34%) RANCID
7 14 (4.05%) Kibana
8 13 (3.76%) SCOM
9 11 (3.18%) Vagrant
10 10 (2.89%) Ansible
10 10 (2.89%) CA Spectrum
10 10 (2.89%) Cacti
11 9 (2.60%) CA Wily
12 8 (2.31%) Graphite
13 7 (2.02%) logstash
13 7 (2.02%) SCCM
13 7 (2.02%) Cobbler
14 6 (1.73%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 141 (40.75%) Cisco
2 116 (33.53%) F5
3 62 (17.92%) Oracle
4 61 (17.63%) CheckPoint
4 61 (17.63%) VMware
5 50 (14.45%) Citrix
6 46 (13.29%) Juniper
7 43 (12.43%) Red Hat
8 31 (8.96%) SolarWinds
9 27 (7.80%) Splunk
10 24 (6.94%) Riverbed
11 23 (6.65%) Microsoft
12 22 (6.36%) Blue Coat
13 19 (5.49%) TIBCO
14 18 (5.20%) IBM
15 17 (4.91%) HP
16 15 (4.34%) EMC
16 15 (4.34%) Infoblox
16 15 (4.34%) New Relic
17 13 (3.76%) Perforce
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