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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 278 258 302
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +44
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 152 166 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.68% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.87% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 114 66
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £378
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +66.66%
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
18940 19187 19819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.97% 79.17% 78.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13551 13366 13861
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 220 235
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.62 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £53.00 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +15 35 £438 -11.61% 8
Isleworth - 3 - - 1
Hammersmith - 3 £438 -
Docklands, London -8 1 £435 -17.14%
Canary Wharf - 1 £363 -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 151 (46.18%) Cisco
2 145 (44.34%) Firewall
3 132 (40.37%) F5
4 119 (36.39%) Windows
5 103 (31.50%) Linux
6 85 (25.99%) Cisco Certification
7 82 (25.08%) DNS
8 77 (23.55%) VPN
8 77 (23.55%) ITIL
9 69 (21.10%) Java
10 68 (20.80%) Data Centre
11 67 (20.49%) CCNP
12 65 (19.88%) CheckPoint
12 65 (19.88%) Cisco ASA
13 64 (19.57%) BGP
13 64 (19.57%) Finance
14 62 (18.96%) OSPF
15 59 (18.04%) WAN
16 58 (17.74%) Wireless
17 57 (17.43%) UNIX
18 56 (17.13%) TCP/IP
18 56 (17.13%) DevOps
19 55 (16.82%) Citrix
20 53 (16.21%) Jenkins
21 52 (15.90%) SQL
21 52 (15.90%) MPLS
21 52 (15.90%) Cisco IOS
22 50 (15.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
23 49 (14.98%) Python
24 48 (14.68%) IIS

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 48 (14.68%) IIS
2 43 (13.15%) Tomcat
3 41 (12.54%) Apache
4 16 (4.89%) WebSphere
5 14 (4.28%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (3.98%) OpenStack
7 10 (3.06%) JBoss
8 8 (2.45%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.83%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.83%) Drupal
9 6 (1.83%) Lync
9 6 (1.83%) nginx
9 6 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.22%) Confluence
10 4 (1.22%) Node.js
10 4 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.92%) Jetty
11 3 (0.92%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.92%) RMDS
3 2 (0.61%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 37 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.06%) GitHub
4 7 (2.14%) SaaS
5 5 (1.53%) Office 365
6 4 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.92%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.92%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.92%) PaaS
7 3 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.61%) IaaS
8 2 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.31%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 145 (44.34%) Firewall
2 82 (25.08%) DNS
3 77 (23.55%) VPN
4 65 (19.88%) Cisco ASA
5 64 (19.57%) BGP
6 62 (18.96%) OSPF
7 59 (18.04%) WAN
8 58 (17.74%) Wireless
9 56 (17.13%) TCP/IP
10 52 (15.90%) MPLS
10 52 (15.90%) Cisco IOS
11 50 (15.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 47 (14.37%) Network Security
13 46 (14.07%) IPsec
14 43 (13.15%) SSL
14 43 (13.15%) Cisco Nexus
15 41 (12.54%) VoIP
16 38 (11.62%) TACACS
17 37 (11.31%) LAN
17 37 (11.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.17%) MySQL
3 19 (5.81%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.28%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.83%) Redis
5 6 (1.83%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.53%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.22%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.61%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.31%) OpenTSDB
10 1 (0.31%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.31%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.31%) Big Data
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.31%) LucidDB
10 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (16.21%) Jenkins
2 25 (7.65%) Subversion
2 25 (7.65%) Git (software)
3 23 (7.03%) Maven
4 18 (5.50%) JIRA
5 16 (4.89%) TeamCity
6 15 (4.59%) JMeter
7 12 (3.67%) LoadRunner
8 11 (3.36%) Mercurial
9 10 (3.06%) MSBuild
9 10 (3.06%) Gradle
9 10 (3.06%) Ant
9 10 (3.06%) Eclipse
9 10 (3.06%) IntelliJ
10 9 (2.75%) Introscope
11 5 (1.53%) Phing
12 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.92%) Selenium
13 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 64 (19.57%) Finance
2 28 (8.56%) Banking
3 16 (4.89%) Retail
3 16 (4.89%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.06%) Games
5 8 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.45%) Marketing
6 7 (2.14%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.22%) Front Office
7 4 (1.22%) Back Office
7 4 (1.22%) Legal
8 2 (0.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) International Banking
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 103 (31.50%) Network Engineer
2 31 (9.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (8.26%) Administrator
4 25 (7.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 24 (7.34%) Architect
6 21 (6.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (6.12%) Analyst
8 15 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (3.98%) Cisco Engineer
10 11 (3.36%) Technical Architect
10 11 (3.36%) Web Engineer
11 10 (3.06%) Operations Engineer
11 10 (3.06%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (3.06%) Security Engineer
11 10 (3.06%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 9 (2.75%) UNIX Administrator
12 9 (2.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 9 (2.75%) Support Engineer
12 9 (2.75%) Senior Operations Engineer
12 9 (2.75%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.01%) .NET
2 18 (5.50%) Java EE
3 17 (5.20%) LAMP
4 16 (4.89%) Web Services
4 16 (4.89%) Middleware
5 14 (4.28%) HTML
6 13 (3.98%) XML
7 12 (3.67%) Django
8 11 (3.36%) 802.1X
9 10 (3.06%) Spring
9 10 (3.06%) Hibernate
10 9 (2.75%) Rendezvous
10 9 (2.75%) J2EE
11 8 (2.45%) WCF
12 7 (2.14%) Ajax
12 7 (2.14%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (1.83%) CSS
13 6 (1.83%) XSL
14 5 (1.53%) ADO.NET
14 5 (1.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 68 (20.80%) Data Centre
2 37 (11.31%) Clustering
3 27 (8.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 25 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.98%) Fixed Income
6 9 (2.75%) PKI
6 9 (2.75%) Streaming Video
6 9 (2.75%) iPhone
6 9 (2.75%) iPad
7 8 (2.45%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.14%) Replication
9 6 (1.83%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.53%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.22%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.92%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.92%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.92%) BBC
12 3 (0.92%) GIS
13 2 (0.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 119 (36.39%) Windows
2 103 (31.50%) Linux
3 57 (17.43%) UNIX
4 23 (7.03%) Solaris
4 23 (7.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (3.06%) Ubuntu
9 7 (2.14%) CentOS
10 5 (1.53%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.22%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.22%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.92%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.92%) AIX
12 3 (0.92%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.92%) Android
12 3 (0.92%) Debian
12 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.55%) ITIL
2 56 (17.13%) DevOps
3 38 (11.62%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (11.31%) E-Commerce
5 29 (8.87%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (8.56%) Open Source
7 24 (7.34%) Release Management
7 24 (7.34%) Migration
8 23 (7.03%) Configuration Management
8 23 (7.03%) Performance Tuning
9 22 (6.73%) DDoS Mitigation
9 22 (6.73%) Scrum
9 22 (6.73%) Change Management
10 21 (6.42%) Network Design
11 19 (5.81%) Network Management
12 17 (5.20%) WAN Optimisation
12 17 (5.20%) Problem Management
13 15 (4.59%) Kanban
13 15 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (4.59%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 69 (21.10%) Java
2 52 (15.90%) SQL
3 49 (14.98%) Python
4 36 (11.01%) Perl
5 29 (8.87%) PowerShell
6 27 (8.26%) PHP
7 21 (6.42%) Bash Shell
8 19 (5.81%) VB
9 17 (5.20%) Ruby
10 14 (4.28%) Shell Script
11 12 (3.67%) C++
12 10 (3.06%) C#
13 8 (2.45%) JavaScript
14 4 (1.22%) C
14 4 (1.22%) VB6
14 4 (1.22%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.92%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.61%) VBScript
16 2 (0.61%) Scala
17 1 (0.31%) Go
Qualifications
1 85 (25.99%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (20.49%) CCNP
3 28 (8.56%) Degree
4 13 (3.98%) CCIE
5 9 (2.75%) CCNA
6 8 (2.45%) CCSA
6 8 (2.45%) Security Cleared
7 7 (2.14%) CCSE
8 6 (1.83%) MCSE
8 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.53%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.22%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.92%) CCIP
11 3 (0.92%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.61%) MCSA
12 2 (0.61%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.31%) MCP
13 1 (0.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.28%) SLA
2 4 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.22%) WAI
2 4 (1.22%) QA
3 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (8.87%) Active Directory
3 21 (6.42%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.50%) vSphere
5 15 (4.59%) ProxySG
6 11 (3.36%) Firmware
7 9 (2.75%) Docker
8 8 (2.45%) vCloud
8 8 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.45%) NFS
9 5 (1.53%) XenServer
10 4 (1.22%) XenApp
10 4 (1.22%) Snort
11 3 (0.92%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.92%) Varnish
12 2 (0.61%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.31%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 41 (12.54%) Puppet
2 27 (8.26%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (5.81%) Cisco CUCM
4 18 (5.50%) Nagios
4 18 (5.50%) RANCID
5 17 (5.20%) ITRS Geneos
6 13 (3.98%) BladeLogic
7 12 (3.67%) SCOM
7 12 (3.67%) ZABBIX
7 12 (3.67%) Cacti
8 11 (3.36%) Vagrant
8 11 (3.36%) Kibana
9 9 (2.75%) logstash
10 8 (2.45%) Ansible
11 7 (2.14%) Graphite
12 6 (1.83%) Cisco Prime
12 6 (1.83%) Netcool
13 5 (1.53%) Capistrano
13 5 (1.53%) SCOrch
13 5 (1.53%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 151 (46.18%) Cisco
2 132 (40.37%) F5
3 65 (19.88%) CheckPoint
4 55 (16.82%) Citrix
5 47 (14.37%) VMware
6 46 (14.07%) Juniper
7 40 (12.23%) Oracle
8 33 (10.09%) SolarWinds
9 27 (8.26%) Red Hat
10 25 (7.65%) Riverbed
11 21 (6.42%) Blue Coat
11 21 (6.42%) IBM
12 20 (6.12%) Microsoft
13 19 (5.81%) Splunk
14 18 (5.50%) Infoblox
14 18 (5.50%) EMC
15 17 (5.20%) NetApp
16 14 (4.28%) HP
17 12 (3.67%) McAfee
18 11 (3.36%) New Relic
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