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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 242 284 269
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -15
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 180 141 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.75% 0.57% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.73% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 84 82
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£450 £395 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
18598 19232 16821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.30% 77.62% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13692 13462 11525
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 238 312
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £56.75 £51.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +29 40 £488 +30.00% 10
Canary Wharf +11 1 £375 -34.78%
Hayes -4 1 £413 -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 161 (48.35%) Cisco
2 153 (45.95%) Firewall
3 137 (41.14%) Linux
4 104 (31.23%) Windows
5 103 (30.93%) DNS
6 87 (26.13%) F5
7 79 (23.72%) VPN
8 76 (22.82%) Cisco Certification
8 76 (22.82%) Python
9 69 (20.72%) Apache
9 69 (20.72%) CheckPoint
10 65 (19.52%) WAN
11 63 (18.92%) Network Security
12 62 (18.62%) CCNP
12 62 (18.62%) VMware
13 61 (18.32%) Citrix
13 61 (18.32%) Java
13 61 (18.32%) Puppet
13 61 (18.32%) Cisco Nexus
14 60 (18.02%) DevOps
14 60 (18.02%) Cisco ASA
15 57 (17.12%) LAN
15 57 (17.12%) NetScaler
16 54 (16.22%) Finance
17 53 (15.92%) Perl
18 52 (15.62%) ITIL
18 52 (15.62%) TCP/IP
18 52 (15.62%) CentOS
19 51 (15.32%) Internet
20 48 (14.41%) Oracle

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 69 (20.72%) Apache
2 41 (12.31%) OpenStack
3 37 (11.11%) IIS
4 20 (6.01%) Tomcat
5 18 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 15 (4.50%) Lync
7 14 (4.20%) nginx
8 10 (3.00%) Office Communications Server
9 9 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (2.40%) IBM HTTP Server
11 6 (1.80%) MS Exchange
12 5 (1.50%) JBoss
13 4 (1.20%) WebLogic
13 4 (1.20%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.90%) Eucalyptus
14 3 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
15 2 (0.60%) Adobe CQ
15 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.60%) CMS
15 2 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.30%) MS Project
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Summit
1 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.51%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (10.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (6.61%) PaaS
4 16 (4.80%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (4.20%) IaaS
6 12 (3.60%) Amazon S3
7 10 (3.00%) Office 365
8 9 (2.70%) Heroku
8 9 (2.70%) Engine Yard
9 3 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 153 (45.95%) Firewall
2 103 (30.93%) DNS
3 79 (23.72%) VPN
4 65 (19.52%) WAN
5 63 (18.92%) Network Security
6 61 (18.32%) Cisco Nexus
7 60 (18.02%) Cisco ASA
8 57 (17.12%) LAN
8 57 (17.12%) NetScaler
9 52 (15.62%) TCP/IP
10 51 (15.32%) Internet
11 47 (14.11%) VLAN
12 46 (13.81%) DHCP
12 46 (13.81%) BGP
13 38 (11.41%) MPLS
14 37 (11.11%) Ethernet
14 37 (11.11%) SSL
15 34 (10.21%) SAN
16 33 (9.91%) IPsec
17 31 (9.31%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 38 (11.41%) MySQL
3 29 (8.71%) MongoDB
3 29 (8.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 29 (8.71%) NoSQL
4 15 (4.50%) DB2
5 10 (3.00%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.70%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.40%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.50%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.30%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 41 (12.31%) Jenkins
2 36 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 24 (7.21%) Maven
4 22 (6.61%) Subversion
5 5 (1.50%) Selenium
6 4 (1.20%) JMeter
7 3 (0.90%) WebLOAD
7 3 (0.90%) JIRA
7 3 (0.90%) MSI
8 2 (0.60%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.60%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.30%) MSTest
9 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.30%) NUnit
9 1 (0.30%) JUnit
General
1 54 (16.22%) Finance
2 38 (11.41%) Banking
3 22 (6.61%) Investment Banking
4 14 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.30%) Games
6 10 (3.00%) Front Office
7 9 (2.70%) Retail
8 6 (1.80%) Legal
9 5 (1.50%) Publishing
9 5 (1.50%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.20%) German Language
11 2 (0.60%) Law
11 2 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (27.63%) Network Engineer
2 39 (11.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 36 (10.81%) Consultant
4 35 (10.51%) Architect
5 33 (9.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 27 (8.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 18 (5.41%) Security Engineer
8 16 (4.80%) Network Security Engineer
9 15 (4.50%) Developer
10 14 (4.20%) Network Consultant
10 14 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (4.20%) Infrastructure Architect
11 13 (3.90%) Senior Network Engineer
11 13 (3.90%) Analyst
11 13 (3.90%) Administrator
12 12 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
13 11 (3.30%) Lead Architect
14 10 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
15 9 (2.70%) Network Manager
15 9 (2.70%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.41%) Web Services
2 24 (7.21%) .NET
3 20 (6.01%) LAMP
4 15 (4.50%) Java EE
5 13 (3.90%) CSS
6 12 (3.60%) Regular Expression
7 11 (3.30%) Middleware
8 10 (3.00%) HTML
8 10 (3.00%) WCF
9 9 (2.70%) XML
10 8 (2.40%) MCollective
11 7 (2.10%) JSON
12 6 (1.80%) ASP.NET
12 6 (1.80%) HTML5
13 5 (1.50%) CGI
14 4 (1.20%) REST
14 4 (1.20%) Flash
14 4 (1.20%) Ajax
14 4 (1.20%) Apache Flex
15 3 (0.90%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.21%) Open Source
2 36 (10.81%) Clustering
3 34 (10.21%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.70%) Online Games
6 8 (2.40%) Device Driver
7 7 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.80%) Derivative
9 5 (1.50%) Replication
10 4 (1.20%) PKI
11 3 (0.90%) EPoS
11 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.90%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.60%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.60%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.60%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.60%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.60%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.60%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 137 (41.14%) Linux
2 104 (31.23%) Windows
3 52 (15.62%) CentOS
4 43 (12.91%) UNIX
5 34 (10.21%) Ubuntu
6 33 (9.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (8.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (3.90%) SUSE
8 13 (3.90%) Solaris
8 13 (3.90%) AIX
8 13 (3.90%) Oracle Linux
9 12 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (3.60%) Windows 7
10 10 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.40%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.50%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.90%) Debian
14 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.30%) Android
15 1 (0.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (18.02%) DevOps
2 52 (15.62%) ITIL
3 45 (13.51%) Service Delivery
4 43 (12.91%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (12.01%) Change Management
6 37 (11.11%) Kanban
7 33 (9.91%) Migration
8 32 (9.61%) Service Management
9 23 (6.91%) E-Commerce
10 22 (6.61%) Configuration Management
11 20 (6.01%) Line Management
12 19 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (5.71%) Scrum
12 19 (5.71%) Release Management
13 18 (5.41%) Network Management
14 17 (5.11%) Mentoring
15 13 (3.90%) WAN Optimisation
16 11 (3.30%) Capacity Management
17 10 (3.00%) Root Cause Analysis
17 10 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 76 (22.82%) Python
2 61 (18.32%) Java
3 53 (15.92%) Perl
4 36 (10.81%) Ruby
5 26 (7.81%) Shell Script
5 26 (7.81%) PHP
6 25 (7.51%) SQL
7 21 (6.31%) JavaScript
8 18 (5.41%) PowerShell
9 14 (4.20%) Bash Shell
10 11 (3.30%) VB
11 9 (2.70%) C
12 8 (2.40%) Korn
13 7 (2.10%) C#
14 4 (1.20%) C++
15 3 (0.90%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.60%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.60%) Erlang
16 2 (0.60%) ActionScript 2.0
17 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 76 (22.82%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (18.62%) CCNP
3 19 (5.71%) CCIE
3 19 (5.71%) Degree
4 14 (4.20%) CCNA
4 14 (4.20%) CCSE
5 13 (3.90%) CCSA
6 12 (3.60%) CCSP
7 8 (2.40%) CCDP
8 6 (1.80%) MCSE
8 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.50%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.50%) CISSP
9 5 (1.50%) CCVP
10 4 (1.20%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.90%) JNCIS
11 3 (0.90%) MCITP
11 3 (0.90%) MCP
11 3 (0.90%) CCIP
12 2 (0.60%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.81%) SLA
2 19 (5.71%) QA
3 3 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (12.61%) Active Directory
2 34 (10.21%) vSphere
3 32 (9.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (8.71%) vCloud
5 21 (6.31%) Hyper-V
6 13 (3.90%) FreeRADIUS
7 9 (2.70%) Firmware
8 8 (2.40%) XenApp
9 6 (1.80%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.80%) ProxySG
9 6 (1.80%) XenServer
9 6 (1.80%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.90%) Snort
11 3 (0.90%) Nmap
11 3 (0.90%) Docker
12 1 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.30%) qmail
12 1 (0.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 61 (18.32%) Puppet
2 43 (12.91%) Nagios
2 43 (12.91%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (8.71%) ZABBIX
4 22 (6.61%) Zenoss
4 22 (6.61%) Kibana
5 20 (6.01%) Graylog2
6 17 (5.11%) CA Spectrum
7 14 (4.20%) Cisco CUCM
7 14 (4.20%) Cacti
8 12 (3.60%) Cobbler
9 9 (2.70%) Control-M
10 8 (2.40%) ITRS Geneos
10 8 (2.40%) collectd
10 8 (2.40%) BladeLogic
11 7 (2.10%) SCCM
12 6 (1.80%) SCOM
12 6 (1.80%) SolarWinds Orion
13 5 (1.50%) Nessus
14 4 (1.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 161 (48.35%) Cisco
2 87 (26.13%) F5
3 69 (20.72%) CheckPoint
4 62 (18.62%) VMware
5 61 (18.32%) Citrix
6 48 (14.41%) Oracle
7 42 (12.61%) Red Hat
8 40 (12.01%) Juniper
9 35 (10.51%) Microsoft
10 34 (10.21%) HP
11 28 (8.41%) Perforce
12 25 (7.51%) Splunk
13 18 (5.41%) Riverbed
14 17 (5.11%) CA
15 16 (4.80%) IBM
15 16 (4.80%) SolarWinds
16 15 (4.50%) Blue Coat
17 12 (3.60%) Percona
17 12 (3.60%) Infoblox
18 10 (3.00%) NetApp
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