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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 237 290 271
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -19
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 205 134 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.95% 0.59% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.71% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 103 109
Median daily rate £466 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £292 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £38.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.19% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +16.12%
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
18239 18851 19054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.79% 83.56% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13166 13449 14068
Median daily rate £480 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 230 244
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.62 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +6 26 £445 +22.33%
Croydon -12 6 £551 +22.50%
Harrow -4 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £450 -
Feltham - 1 £380 -
Greenford - 1 £375 -
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Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 264 (58.54%) Linux
2 214 (47.45%) Firewall
3 174 (38.58%) Amazon AWS
4 168 (37.25%) Python
5 162 (35.92%) DevOps
6 156 (34.59%) Puppet
7 139 (30.82%) Bash Shell
8 137 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
9 131 (29.05%) DNS
10 128 (28.38%) VMware
11 124 (27.49%) VPN
12 123 (27.27%) Docker
13 118 (26.16%) Ansible
14 109 (24.17%) VMware Infrastructure
15 107 (23.73%) Jenkins
16 104 (23.06%) Cisco
17 103 (22.84%) Apache
18 94 (20.84%) High Availability
19 91 (20.18%) Windows
20 89 (19.73%) CentOS
21 88 (19.51%) Configuration Management
22 87 (19.29%) Perl
23 85 (18.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 85 (18.85%) Ruby
24 84 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
25 83 (18.40%) Public Cloud
26 81 (17.96%) Git (software)
27 76 (16.85%) TCP/IP
28 71 (15.74%) MySQL
28 71 (15.74%) F5

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
1 103 (22.84%) Apache
2 64 (14.19%) Tomcat
3 45 (9.98%) Elasticsearch
4 32 (7.10%) WebSphere
5 31 (6.87%) IIS
6 29 (6.43%) nginx
7 18 (3.99%) WebSphere Application Server
8 17 (3.77%) OpenStack
8 17 (3.77%) WildFly
9 16 (3.55%) Jetty
10 15 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
10 15 (3.33%) Mule ESB
11 14 (3.10%) Confluence
12 13 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (2.88%) MS Exchange
13 9 (2.00%) WebLogic
14 5 (1.11%) Skype for Business
15 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
15 4 (0.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.67%) MS Office
2 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 174 (38.58%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (9.31%) Amazon EC2
4 37 (8.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 33 (7.32%) PaaS
5 33 (7.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 25 (5.54%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (3.77%) IaaS
8 16 (3.55%) Amazon S3
9 12 (2.66%) Heroku
10 8 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (1.77%) AWS CloudTrail
10 8 (1.77%) Route 53
11 6 (1.33%) SaaS
12 5 (1.11%) Office 365
13 3 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.44%) GitHub
15 1 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
15 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.22%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 214 (47.45%) Firewall
2 131 (29.05%) DNS
3 124 (27.49%) VPN
4 76 (16.85%) TCP/IP
5 53 (11.75%) SSL
6 52 (11.53%) WAN
7 42 (9.31%) LAN
8 40 (8.87%) Network Security
9 35 (7.76%) SAN
10 32 (7.10%) VLAN
11 30 (6.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 29 (6.43%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (6.21%) Reverse Proxy
14 26 (5.76%) IPsec
14 26 (5.76%) Wireless
15 23 (5.10%) DMZ
15 23 (5.10%) ICMP
16 21 (4.66%) LDAP
17 20 (4.43%) DHCP
18 17 (3.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (15.74%) MySQL
2 45 (9.98%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (7.98%) Amazon RDS
4 34 (7.54%) SQL Server
5 22 (4.88%) NoSQL
6 18 (3.99%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.10%) Redis
8 8 (1.77%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (1.55%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.11%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.67%) DB2
11 3 (0.67%) Ingres
12 2 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.44%) BODI
12 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 107 (23.73%) Jenkins
2 81 (17.96%) Git (software)
3 20 (4.43%) Gerrit
3 20 (4.43%) Mercurial
4 19 (4.21%) Subversion
5 18 (3.99%) JIRA
6 15 (3.33%) GitLab
7 11 (2.44%) GoCD
8 10 (2.22%) Hudson
9 9 (2.00%) TeamCity
9 9 (2.00%) Vagrant
10 7 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (1.55%) Selenium
11 6 (1.33%) Ant
11 6 (1.33%) Maven
12 5 (1.11%) SonarQube
13 4 (0.89%) Artifactory
13 4 (0.89%) NuGet
13 4 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 53 (11.75%) Finance
2 40 (8.87%) Retail
3 19 (4.21%) Banking
4 18 (3.99%) Back Office
5 13 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.22%) Marketing
7 7 (1.55%) Publishing
8 6 (1.33%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.67%) Electronics
10 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.44%) Billing
11 2 (0.44%) French Language
11 2 (0.44%) Law
11 2 (0.44%) Legal
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Front Office
12 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 71 (15.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 54 (11.97%) Architect
3 52 (11.53%) AWS DevOps
4 50 (11.09%) Administrator
4 50 (11.09%) Consultant
5 44 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
6 41 (9.09%) Network Engineer
7 39 (8.65%) Developer
8 38 (8.43%) Linux Administrator
9 37 (8.20%) DevOps Consultant
10 36 (7.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 31 (6.87%) Senior DevOps
12 30 (6.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (5.99%) AWS Consultant
13 27 (5.99%) AWS Engineer
14 26 (5.76%) Network Architect
15 23 (5.10%) Senior Consultant
16 22 (4.88%) Senior DevOps Consultant
17 20 (4.43%) Cloud Engineer
17 20 (4.43%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (11.97%) LAMP
2 47 (10.42%) RabbitMQ
3 29 (6.43%) ELK Stack
4 28 (6.21%) Django
5 25 (5.54%) LAPP Stack
5 25 (5.54%) Web Services
6 22 (4.88%) Middleware
7 20 (4.43%) LEMP Stack
8 19 (4.21%) boto
9 18 (3.99%) .NET
10 16 (3.55%) SOAP
11 15 (3.33%) libvirt
12 13 (2.88%) Node.js
13 12 (2.66%) J2EE
13 12 (2.66%) XML
14 11 (2.44%) REST
15 10 (2.22%) WCF
16 9 (2.00%) .NET Framework
16 9 (2.00%) CSS
16 9 (2.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 83 (18.40%) Public Cloud
2 69 (15.30%) Data Centre
3 29 (6.43%) Clustering
4 20 (4.43%) Private Cloud
5 16 (3.55%) Client/Server
6 14 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (2.44%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.22%) PKI
9 9 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.77%) YubiKey
11 6 (1.33%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.11%) CMDB
12 5 (1.11%) DataPower
12 5 (1.11%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.89%) EMC VNX
13 4 (0.89%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.89%) NHS
14 3 (0.67%) Data Integration
14 3 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 264 (58.54%) Linux
2 91 (20.18%) Windows
3 89 (19.73%) CentOS
4 85 (18.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 65 (14.41%) Unix
6 44 (9.76%) Windows Server
7 39 (8.65%) Ubuntu
8 25 (5.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (4.88%) AIX
9 22 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
9 22 (4.88%) SUSE
10 8 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.11%) VMS
12 5 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.89%) Solaris
14 3 (0.67%) Debian
15 2 (0.44%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (35.92%) DevOps
2 137 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (20.84%) High Availability
4 88 (19.51%) Configuration Management
5 84 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (13.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 58 (12.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 57 (12.64%) Mentoring
9 55 (12.20%) ITIL
10 45 (9.98%) Migration
11 44 (9.76%) Open Source
12 36 (7.98%) E-Commerce
13 35 (7.76%) Network Design
14 32 (7.10%) Web Operations
15 30 (6.65%) Change Management
16 24 (5.32%) Scrum
17 21 (4.66%) Build Automation
17 21 (4.66%) Performance Tuning
18 18 (3.99%) Capacity Planning
19 17 (3.77%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 168 (37.25%) Python
2 139 (30.82%) Bash Shell
3 87 (19.29%) Perl
4 85 (18.85%) Ruby
5 51 (11.31%) Java
6 39 (8.65%) PowerShell
7 38 (8.43%) SQL
8 37 (8.20%) PHP
9 25 (5.54%) Shell Script
10 21 (4.66%) Korn
11 20 (4.43%) JavaScript
12 19 (4.21%) Go
13 15 (3.33%) C#
14 8 (1.77%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.33%) AWK
15 6 (1.33%) sed
16 5 (1.11%) Scala
17 3 (0.67%) C
17 3 (0.67%) C++
17 3 (0.67%) Jython
Qualifications
1 56 (12.42%) Security Cleared
2 43 (9.53%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (8.43%) CCNP
4 37 (8.20%) SC Cleared
5 27 (5.99%) CCNA
6 14 (3.10%) Degree
7 13 (2.88%) JNCIS
8 11 (2.44%) JNCIA
8 11 (2.44%) RHCSA
9 10 (2.22%) RHCA
9 10 (2.22%) RHCE
10 9 (2.00%) CCIE
11 6 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (1.11%) CCSA
12 5 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.11%) JNCIP
13 4 (0.89%) CCDA
13 4 (0.89%) CCDP
13 4 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.22%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 123 (27.27%) Docker
2 109 (24.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (8.65%) Active Directory
4 26 (5.76%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (5.54%) iptables
6 23 (5.10%) Xen
7 21 (4.66%) vSphere
8 15 (3.33%) KVM
8 15 (3.33%) NFS
8 15 (3.33%) XenServer
9 8 (1.77%) Hyper-V
10 7 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (1.55%) ProxySG
11 6 (1.33%) Firmware
11 6 (1.33%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.67%) BIND 9
13 3 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 156 (34.59%) Puppet
2 118 (26.16%) Ansible
3 62 (13.75%) Opscode Chef
4 58 (12.86%) Terraform
5 57 (12.64%) Kubernetes
6 44 (9.76%) logstash
7 41 (9.09%) Kibana
8 40 (8.87%) HAProxy
9 36 (7.98%) Nagios
10 24 (5.32%) ZABBIX
11 14 (3.10%) Mesos
11 14 (3.10%) Microsoft Clustering
12 10 (2.22%) Consul
13 8 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 8 (1.77%) SCOM
14 7 (1.55%) Data Guard
14 7 (1.55%) vRealize
15 6 (1.33%) WSUS
16 5 (1.11%) Cacti
16 5 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 128 (28.38%) VMware
2 104 (23.06%) Cisco
3 71 (15.74%) F5
4 65 (14.41%) Red Hat
5 46 (10.20%) CheckPoint
6 43 (9.53%) Microsoft
7 40 (8.87%) Oracle
8 36 (7.98%) Juniper
9 35 (7.76%) Citrix
10 25 (5.54%) Palo Alto
11 23 (5.10%) IBM
12 21 (4.66%) SaltStack
13 19 (4.21%) Blue Coat
13 19 (4.21%) EMC
14 17 (3.77%) HP
14 17 (3.77%) SolarWinds
15 13 (2.88%) Dell
16 12 (2.66%) Riverbed
16 12 (2.66%) Splunk
17 10 (2.22%) Aerohive Networks
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