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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 247 283 294
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +11
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 197 150 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.89% 0.64% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.78% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 112 81
Median daily rate £475 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.64% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-8.86% +62.88%
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
18895 19269 18972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.31% 81.64% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13653 13770 13293
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 232 231
Median hourly rate £21.78 £21.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £64.25 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +41 23 £545 +24.57% 1
Croydon - 3 £393 - 1
Docklands, London +13 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Barnet - 1 £400 -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 154 (48.13%) Linux
2 136 (42.50%) Firewall
3 100 (31.25%) Puppet
4 96 (30.00%) DevOps
5 92 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (27.81%) DNS
7 87 (27.19%) F5
8 84 (26.25%) Amazon AWS
8 84 (26.25%) Windows
9 81 (25.31%) Unix
10 76 (23.75%) Bash Shell
11 74 (23.13%) Cisco
12 72 (22.50%) Configuration Management
13 68 (21.25%) VPN
13 68 (21.25%) Python
14 61 (19.06%) Network Security
15 60 (18.75%) Docker
16 57 (17.81%) ITIL
16 57 (17.81%) Perl
17 55 (17.19%) Git (software)
18 53 (16.56%) Finance
18 53 (16.56%) High Availability
19 52 (16.25%) VMware
20 51 (15.94%) TCP/IP
20 51 (15.94%) Microsoft
20 51 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
20 51 (15.94%) Windows Server
21 48 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
21 48 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 48 (15.00%) Apache

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 48 (15.00%) Apache
2 30 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 25 (7.81%) IIS
4 19 (5.94%) WebSphere
5 18 (5.63%) nginx
6 11 (3.44%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (3.13%) Confluence
8 9 (2.81%) JBoss
9 8 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (2.50%) MS Exchange
10 7 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (2.19%) OpenStack
10 7 (2.19%) Skype for Business
10 7 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.88%) SharePoint
11 6 (1.88%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.56%) MediaWiki
12 5 (1.56%) MQSeries
12 5 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 84 (26.25%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (8.75%) PaaS
3 27 (8.44%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (6.88%) IaaS
6 10 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (2.50%) Heroku
8 7 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (2.19%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.25%) IBM PureFlex
9 4 (1.25%) Office 365
10 3 (0.94%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.63%) GitHub
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.31%) Google Play
12 1 (0.31%) iTunes
12 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 136 (42.50%) Firewall
2 89 (27.81%) DNS
3 68 (21.25%) VPN
4 61 (19.06%) Network Security
5 51 (15.94%) TCP/IP
6 44 (13.75%) SSL
7 42 (13.13%) IPsec
8 40 (12.50%) LAN
8 40 (12.50%) LDAP
9 38 (11.88%) WAN
10 33 (10.31%) BGP
11 23 (7.19%) MPLS
12 22 (6.88%) OSPF
13 21 (6.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 21 (6.56%) HTTP
14 18 (5.63%) DHCP
14 18 (5.63%) Wireless
15 17 (5.31%) EIGRP
15 17 (5.31%) SAN
16 16 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.00%) MySQL
3 20 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (4.38%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.44%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.81%) OLAP
6 9 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (2.81%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (2.50%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.19%) DB2
9 5 (1.56%) QlikView
9 5 (1.56%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.25%) Spotfire
10 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.94%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.94%) Redis
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (17.19%) Git (software)
2 37 (11.56%) Jenkins
3 24 (7.50%) Subversion
4 16 (5.00%) Vagrant
5 11 (3.44%) TeamCity
6 10 (3.13%) JIRA
6 10 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.19%) NuGet
8 6 (1.88%) Bower
8 6 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.88%) Selenium
9 5 (1.56%) Hudson
9 5 (1.56%) SonarQube
10 4 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.25%) GoCD
10 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.94%) Maven
11 3 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.63%) MSI
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 53 (16.56%) Finance
2 24 (7.50%) Retail
3 18 (5.63%) Banking
4 11 (3.44%) Financial Institution
4 11 (3.44%) Games
5 10 (3.13%) Back Office
6 9 (2.81%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.81%) Marketing
7 7 (2.19%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.56%) Publishing
9 3 (0.94%) Front Office
10 2 (0.63%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) Billing
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) International Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (14.69%) Architect
3 39 (12.19%) Network Engineer
4 31 (9.69%) Administrator
4 31 (9.69%) Network Architect
5 27 (8.44%) Developer
6 26 (8.13%) AWS DevOps
7 24 (7.50%) Consultant
8 23 (7.19%) Systems Administrator
9 22 (6.88%) Security Architect
10 20 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
10 20 (6.25%) Network Security Architect
11 19 (5.94%) Web Engineer
12 17 (5.31%) Linux Administrator
13 16 (5.00%) Support Engineer
14 15 (4.69%) Senior DevOps
15 14 (4.38%) Linux Engineer
15 14 (4.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 11 (3.44%) DevOps Consultant
16 11 (3.44%) Juniper Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.63%) LAMP
2 32 (10.00%) Middleware
3 16 (5.00%) Web Services
4 15 (4.69%) LEMP Stack
4 15 (4.69%) libvirt
5 14 (4.38%) LAPP Stack
5 14 (4.38%) Node.js
6 12 (3.75%) .NET
7 11 (3.44%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (3.44%) Sensu
8 10 (3.13%) CSS
9 7 (2.19%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.19%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (1.88%) HTML
10 6 (1.88%) J2EE
10 6 (1.88%) REST
11 5 (1.56%) HTML5
11 5 (1.56%) RESTful
11 5 (1.56%) SOAP
11 5 (1.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.31%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.13%) Clustering
2 26 (8.13%) Public Cloud
3 25 (7.81%) PKI
4 22 (6.88%) YubiKey
5 16 (5.00%) DataPower
6 11 (3.44%) Private Cloud
7 9 (2.81%) PlayStation
8 8 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.88%) Derivative
10 6 (1.88%) EMC VNX
10 6 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.88%) MPEG
10 6 (1.88%) Replication
10 6 (1.88%) Streaming Media
11 5 (1.56%) Equities
11 5 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.56%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 154 (48.13%) Linux
2 84 (26.25%) Windows
3 81 (25.31%) Unix
4 51 (15.94%) Windows Server
5 48 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (13.13%) CentOS
7 24 (7.50%) AIX
8 23 (7.19%) Oracle Linux
8 23 (7.19%) SUSE
8 23 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (5.94%) Ubuntu
10 18 (5.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 17 (5.31%) Solaris
12 14 (4.38%) VMS
13 9 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (2.19%) Debian
16 3 (0.94%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
18 1 (0.31%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (30.00%) DevOps
2 92 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (22.50%) Configuration Management
4 57 (17.81%) ITIL
5 53 (16.56%) High Availability
6 48 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 46 (14.38%) Change Management
8 32 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (10.00%) Network Design
9 28 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (8.13%) Mentoring
11 25 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (7.50%) Open Source
13 23 (7.19%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
14 22 (6.88%) E-Commerce
15 20 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 20 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
15 20 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
15 20 (6.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
16 18 (5.63%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 76 (23.75%) Bash Shell
2 68 (21.25%) Python
3 57 (17.81%) Perl
4 46 (14.38%) SQL
5 38 (11.88%) Ruby
6 29 (9.06%) Shell Script
7 26 (8.13%) Java
8 24 (7.50%) JavaScript
9 21 (6.56%) PowerShell
10 18 (5.63%) PHP
11 14 (4.38%) C#
12 11 (3.44%) Scala
13 8 (2.50%) Korn
13 8 (2.50%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.88%) Go
15 4 (1.25%) VBScript
16 3 (0.94%) C
17 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.63%) VB
17 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (14.06%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (11.25%) CCNP
3 28 (8.75%) Security Cleared
4 25 (7.81%) JNCIA
5 23 (7.19%) JNCIS
6 21 (6.56%) SC Cleared
7 18 (5.63%) CCNA
8 14 (4.38%) Degree
9 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.25%) RHCA
11 4 (1.25%) RHCE
11 4 (1.25%) RHCSA
12 3 (0.94%) CCIE
12 3 (0.94%) JNCIP
13 2 (0.63%) CCA
13 2 (0.63%) CCDP
13 2 (0.63%) CCSP
13 2 (0.63%) OCP
13 2 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.19%) SLA
3 3 (0.94%) QA
4 2 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (18.75%) Docker
2 51 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (9.06%) Active Directory
4 19 (5.94%) KVM
5 15 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (4.38%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (4.38%) Xen
7 13 (4.06%) iptables
7 13 (4.06%) vSphere
8 11 (3.44%) Samba
9 10 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (3.13%) XenServer
10 8 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (1.88%) NFS
11 6 (1.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (1.56%) Postfix
12 5 (1.56%) VMware ESX
13 4 (1.25%) Hyper-V
14 3 (0.94%) oVirt
14 3 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 100 (31.25%) Puppet
2 47 (14.69%) Ansible
3 37 (11.56%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (10.00%) Nagios
5 28 (8.75%) Kubernetes
6 24 (7.50%) Terraform
7 15 (4.69%) Graphite
8 11 (3.44%) Ganglia
8 11 (3.44%) StatsD
9 10 (3.13%) Mesos
10 9 (2.81%) HAProxy
10 9 (2.81%) Xymon
11 8 (2.50%) ZABBIX
12 7 (2.19%) MIIS
12 7 (2.19%) SCOM
12 7 (2.19%) vRealize
13 6 (1.88%) FortiGate
13 6 (1.88%) NetBackup
14 5 (1.56%) Pingdom
14 5 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (27.19%) F5
2 74 (23.13%) Cisco
3 52 (16.25%) VMware
4 51 (15.94%) Microsoft
5 44 (13.75%) Red Hat
6 42 (13.13%) Juniper
7 36 (11.25%) Oracle
8 35 (10.94%) Palo Alto
9 29 (9.06%) IBM
10 28 (8.75%) CheckPoint
11 25 (7.81%) Aerohive Networks
12 23 (7.19%) Citrix
13 17 (5.31%) webMethods
14 16 (5.00%) Software AG
15 14 (4.38%) Splunk
16 11 (3.44%) EMC
17 10 (3.13%) Dell
18 9 (2.81%) NetApp
18 9 (2.81%) SolarWinds
19 8 (2.50%) Blue Coat
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