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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 307 222 276
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +54
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 104 189 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.91% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.13% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 131 90
Average daily rate £443 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £550 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -80.64%
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
17610 16725 17372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.27% 80.29% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12571 11968 11925
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 195 238
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £23.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 7 £339 -20.29% 10
Osterley - 3 £420 -
Harrow - 1 £463 -
Uxbridge - 1 £413 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £260 -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 114 (46.53%) Firewall
2 105 (42.86%) Cisco
3 93 (37.96%) F5
4 91 (37.14%) Finance
5 67 (27.35%) DNS
5 67 (27.35%) Linux
6 63 (25.71%) Windows
7 55 (22.45%) Unix
8 52 (21.22%) VMware
9 51 (20.82%) Data Centre
10 50 (20.41%) Cisco Nexus
11 48 (19.59%) Cisco Certification
12 44 (17.96%) VPN
12 44 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
13 42 (17.14%) TCP/IP
13 42 (17.14%) WAN
14 41 (16.73%) CCNP
14 41 (16.73%) SQL
15 40 (16.33%) Migration
15 40 (16.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 39 (15.92%) LAN
16 39 (15.92%) Banking
17 35 (14.29%) Java
18 34 (13.88%) OSPF
19 33 (13.47%) BGP
20 32 (13.06%) SSL
20 32 (13.06%) Amazon AWS
21 31 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
21 31 (12.65%) Puppet
22 30 (12.24%) Web Services

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (9.80%) Apache
2 17 (6.94%) Tomcat
3 16 (6.53%) WebSphere
4 12 (4.90%) JBoss
5 11 (4.49%) OpenStack
6 9 (3.67%) IIS
6 9 (3.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.86%) Node.js
8 6 (2.45%) Jetty
8 6 (2.45%) nginx
9 5 (2.04%) Apache TomEE
9 5 (2.04%) Confluence
9 5 (2.04%) MS Exchange
9 5 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (2.04%) SharePoint Foundation
10 4 (1.63%) Eucalyptus
10 4 (1.63%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.63%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (1.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.82%) MS Office
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.06%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.71%) GitHub
3 8 (3.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.82%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.82%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.82%) IaaS
7 2 (0.82%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.41%) Joyent
8 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 114 (46.53%) Firewall
2 67 (27.35%) DNS
3 50 (20.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 44 (17.96%) VPN
5 42 (17.14%) TCP/IP
5 42 (17.14%) WAN
6 40 (16.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 39 (15.92%) LAN
8 34 (13.88%) OSPF
9 33 (13.47%) BGP
10 32 (13.06%) SSL
11 28 (11.43%) BIG-IP
12 27 (11.02%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (10.61%) Cisco IOS
13 26 (10.61%) Wireless
14 25 (10.20%) EIGRP
15 24 (9.80%) DHCP
16 23 (9.39%) Internet
17 22 (8.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 22 (8.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.53%) MySQL
3 14 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 14 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 12 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (4.90%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.27%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (3.27%) Redis
6 5 (2.04%) Big Data
6 5 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (2.04%) QlikView
7 4 (1.63%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.63%) HBase
8 3 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.22%) DB2
8 3 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.82%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 23 (9.39%) Jenkins
2 22 (8.98%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.12%) JMeter
4 14 (5.71%) Maven
5 9 (3.67%) Eclipse
5 9 (3.67%) Gatling
5 9 (3.67%) IntelliJ
5 9 (3.67%) LoadRunner
6 7 (2.86%) Subversion
7 6 (2.45%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.45%) JIRA
7 6 (2.45%) Selenium
8 5 (2.04%) GitLab
9 3 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.82%) Hudson
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.41%) JProfiler
11 1 (0.41%) YourKit
General
1 91 (37.14%) Finance
2 39 (15.92%) Banking
3 19 (7.76%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.04%) Front Office
5 5 (2.04%) International Banking
5 5 (2.04%) Publishing
6 4 (1.63%) Games
7 3 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.82%) Retail
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (26.94%) Network Engineer
2 36 (14.69%) Administrator
3 33 (13.47%) Architect
4 21 (8.57%) Developer
4 21 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
5 18 (7.35%) Analyst
6 16 (6.53%) Cisco Engineer
7 15 (6.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (4.08%) AWS Engineer
9 9 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.67%) SQL Developer
10 8 (3.27%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (3.27%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (3.27%) Technical Architect
10 8 (3.27%) Tester
10 8 (3.27%) Unix Administrator
10 8 (3.27%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 7 (2.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 7 (2.86%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.24%) Web Services
2 21 (8.57%) Middleware
3 12 (4.90%) CSS
4 11 (4.49%) .NET
4 11 (4.49%) XML
5 9 (3.67%) LAMP
6 8 (3.27%) SOAP
7 7 (2.86%) AngularJS
7 7 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (2.86%) Sass
7 7 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (2.86%) XSLT
8 6 (2.45%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (2.45%) JAX-WS
8 6 (2.45%) JMS
8 6 (2.45%) Memcached
8 6 (2.45%) Spring
9 5 (2.04%) Java EE
9 5 (2.04%) Java SE
9 5 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 51 (20.82%) Data Centre
2 30 (12.24%) Clustering
3 10 (4.08%) Private Cloud
3 10 (4.08%) Replication
4 8 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.27%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.45%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.63%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.63%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.63%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.22%) BYOD
8 3 (1.22%) iPad
8 3 (1.22%) iPhone
8 3 (1.22%) PlayStation
8 3 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.82%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 67 (27.35%) Linux
2 63 (25.71%) Windows
3 55 (22.45%) Unix
4 26 (10.61%) Windows Server
5 15 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (5.71%) Solaris
7 11 (4.49%) CentOS
8 10 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.04%) AIX
10 5 (2.04%) Debian
10 5 (2.04%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.63%) SUSE
12 3 (1.22%) CatOS
13 2 (0.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.33%) Migration
2 31 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (11.43%) Configuration Management
3 28 (11.43%) ITIL
4 23 (9.39%) High Availability
5 22 (8.98%) DevOps
6 21 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (7.35%) Change Management
7 18 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (6.94%) Open Source
9 12 (4.90%) Low Latency
9 12 (4.90%) Non-Functional Testing
9 12 (4.90%) Performance Testing
9 12 (4.90%) Project Management
10 11 (4.49%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (4.49%) Scrum
11 10 (4.08%) Time Management
12 9 (3.67%) Service Management
12 9 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (16.73%) SQL
2 35 (14.29%) Java
3 28 (11.43%) Perl
4 26 (10.61%) Python
5 22 (8.98%) Bash Shell
6 16 (6.53%) PowerShell
7 15 (6.12%) Ruby
8 13 (5.31%) JavaScript
9 12 (4.90%) C
10 11 (4.49%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.67%) PHP
12 7 (2.86%) Scala
13 5 (2.04%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.04%) XPath
14 4 (1.63%) VB
14 4 (1.63%) VBScript
15 3 (1.22%) C#
15 3 (1.22%) Korn
16 2 (0.82%) Go
16 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (19.59%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (16.73%) CCNP
3 8 (3.27%) CCNA
3 8 (3.27%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.86%) Degree
5 6 (2.45%) CCIE
6 4 (1.63%) CISSP
6 4 (1.63%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.22%) MCSE
7 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.82%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (0.82%) OCP
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.82%) RHCE
9 1 (0.41%) CCSE
9 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.41%) RHCA
9 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.04%) PCI DSS
1 5 (2.04%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (10.61%) Active Directory
3 23 (9.39%) Firmware
4 16 (6.53%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (4.08%) vSphere
7 7 (2.86%) NFS
8 5 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (2.04%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.04%) XenApp
9 4 (1.63%) ProxySG
9 4 (1.63%) XenServer
10 3 (1.22%) iptables
10 3 (1.22%) Snort
10 3 (1.22%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.82%) Docker
11 2 (0.82%) HDFS
11 2 (0.82%) KVM
11 2 (0.82%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 31 (12.65%) Puppet
2 14 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.90%) FortiGate
4 9 (3.67%) Ansible
5 6 (2.45%) Nagios
6 5 (2.04%) SCCM
7 4 (1.63%) logstash
7 4 (1.63%) SCOM
7 4 (1.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.22%) CFEngine
8 3 (1.22%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.22%) Nexpose
8 3 (1.22%) Proventia
8 3 (1.22%) QRadar
8 3 (1.22%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.22%) vMotion
8 3 (1.22%) Xymon
9 2 (0.82%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.82%) WSUS
9 2 (0.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 105 (42.86%) Cisco
2 93 (37.96%) F5
3 52 (21.22%) VMware
4 28 (11.43%) CheckPoint
4 28 (11.43%) Oracle
5 27 (11.02%) Microsoft
6 26 (10.61%) Red Hat
7 25 (10.20%) Citrix
8 24 (9.80%) Juniper
9 23 (9.39%) IBM
10 16 (6.53%) NetApp
11 12 (4.90%) Infoblox
12 11 (4.49%) Palo Alto
13 10 (4.08%) SolarWinds
14 9 (3.67%) Fortinet
14 9 (3.67%) HP
14 9 (3.67%) SOASTA, Inc
15 7 (2.86%) EMC
15 7 (2.86%) Rackspace
16 6 (2.45%) Cognos
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