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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 226 272 312
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +40
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 197 144 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.88% 0.61% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.78% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 94 49
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£450 £431 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £310 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £541 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £155.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-74.19% +376.92%
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
17438 18453 16994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.30% 78.06% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12215 13061 11828
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 225 224
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +24 38 £383 -4.37% 11
Croydon -1 2 £325 +18.18%
Enfield - 2 £450 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £425 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £180 -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 205 (55.26%) Firewall
2 176 (47.44%) Cisco
3 161 (43.40%) Linux
4 125 (33.69%) Windows
4 125 (33.69%) F5
5 118 (31.81%) Python
6 107 (28.84%) DNS
7 100 (26.95%) Cisco Certification
8 94 (25.34%) Puppet
9 92 (24.80%) DevOps
10 89 (23.99%) Apache
11 88 (23.72%) VMware
12 87 (23.45%) ITIL
13 86 (23.18%) Java
14 84 (22.64%) Cisco ASA
15 81 (21.83%) Juniper
16 78 (21.02%) VPN
17 77 (20.75%) Oracle
18 76 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
19 75 (20.22%) BGP
20 71 (19.14%) Perl
20 71 (19.14%) TCP/IP
20 71 (19.14%) Network Security
21 70 (18.87%) Jenkins
22 68 (18.33%) Red Hat
23 67 (18.06%) CCNP
24 66 (17.79%) IIS
25 65 (17.52%) Citrix
25 65 (17.52%) OSPF
26 64 (17.25%) MPLS

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 89 (23.99%) Apache
2 66 (17.79%) IIS
3 47 (12.67%) Tomcat
4 40 (10.78%) OpenStack
5 29 (7.82%) nginx
6 19 (5.12%) WebSphere
6 19 (5.12%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (4.31%) SharePoint
8 14 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
9 13 (3.50%) Lync
10 11 (2.96%) MS Exchange
11 8 (2.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (1.89%) Node.js
12 7 (1.89%) WebLogic
13 6 (1.62%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (1.08%) MQSeries
15 4 (1.08%) Drupal
15 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
16 3 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (1.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.16%) RMDS
2 3 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.54%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 76 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (3.77%) Amazon S3
3 14 (3.77%) Heroku
3 14 (3.77%) Engine Yard
4 10 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (2.70%) PaaS
5 8 (2.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (2.16%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (2.16%) Office 365
6 5 (1.35%) IaaS
7 2 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 205 (55.26%) Firewall
2 107 (28.84%) DNS
3 84 (22.64%) Cisco ASA
4 78 (21.02%) VPN
5 75 (20.22%) BGP
6 71 (19.14%) TCP/IP
6 71 (19.14%) Network Security
7 65 (17.52%) OSPF
8 64 (17.25%) MPLS
9 58 (15.63%) Wireless
10 51 (13.75%) Cisco Nexus
11 49 (13.21%) LAN
12 48 (12.94%) VLAN
13 44 (11.86%) WAN
13 44 (11.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 43 (11.59%) TACACS
14 43 (11.59%) IPsec
15 40 (10.78%) Cisco IOS
16 38 (10.24%) NetScreen
17 36 (9.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 55 (14.82%) MySQL
3 43 (11.59%) NoSQL
4 36 (9.70%) MongoDB
5 31 (8.36%) Relational Database
6 30 (8.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (6.47%) Oracle Database
8 20 (5.39%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.96%) Redis
10 5 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.35%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.08%) EDRMS
12 3 (0.81%) HBase
12 3 (0.81%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.81%) DB2
13 2 (0.54%) Oracle Discoverer
13 2 (0.54%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.54%) Impala
Development Applications
1 70 (18.87%) Jenkins
2 59 (15.90%) Subversion
3 57 (15.36%) Git (software)
4 27 (7.28%) Maven
5 26 (7.01%) Mercurial
6 18 (4.85%) Ant
6 18 (4.85%) TeamCity
6 18 (4.85%) JIRA
6 18 (4.85%) Gradle
6 18 (4.85%) MSBuild
7 17 (4.58%) Introscope
8 11 (2.96%) Hudson
8 11 (2.96%) JMeter
9 4 (1.08%) Selenium
9 4 (1.08%) WebLOAD
10 3 (0.81%) Phing
11 2 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.27%) NeoLoad
12 1 (0.27%) Mockito
General
1 61 (16.44%) Finance
2 38 (10.24%) Banking
3 22 (5.93%) Games
4 18 (4.85%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.62%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.08%) Marketing
8 3 (0.81%) Retail
8 3 (0.81%) Publishing
9 2 (0.54%) Electronics
9 2 (0.54%) Legal
9 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.54%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) French Language
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 100 (26.95%) Network Engineer
2 62 (16.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (8.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 27 (7.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (6.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 20 (5.39%) Consultant
7 18 (4.85%) Architect
8 17 (4.58%) Operations Engineer
8 17 (4.58%) Analyst
8 17 (4.58%) Support Engineer
9 15 (4.04%) Senior Network Engineer
10 13 (3.50%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (3.50%) Administrator
11 11 (2.96%) Applications Support
12 10 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (2.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 10 (2.70%) Senior Operations Engineer
13 9 (2.43%) Web Engineer
13 9 (2.43%) Network Architect
13 9 (2.43%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (10.78%) .NET
1 40 (10.78%) Web Services
2 25 (6.74%) Java EE
3 21 (5.66%) LAMP
4 19 (5.12%) MCollective
4 19 (5.12%) Django
5 14 (3.77%) Rendezvous
5 14 (3.77%) Middleware
6 10 (2.70%) XML
7 7 (1.89%) Play Framework
7 7 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (1.89%) HTML
8 6 (1.62%) J2EE
8 6 (1.62%) libvirt
9 5 (1.35%) XMPP
9 5 (1.35%) TIBCO EMS
9 5 (1.35%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.08%) Spring
10 4 (1.08%) RESTful
11 3 (0.81%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.02%) Clustering
2 33 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 23 (6.20%) Open Source
5 19 (5.12%) Device Driver
5 19 (5.12%) Fixed Income
6 15 (4.04%) Replication
7 12 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.23%) Online Games
8 11 (2.96%) PKI
9 9 (2.43%) Public Cloud
9 9 (2.43%) Streaming Video
10 8 (2.16%) iPhone
10 8 (2.16%) iPad
11 7 (1.89%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.62%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.62%) Fat Client
13 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.08%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 161 (43.40%) Linux
2 125 (33.69%) Windows
3 54 (14.56%) UNIX
4 49 (13.21%) CentOS
5 44 (11.86%) Ubuntu
6 30 (8.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (5.93%) Solaris
9 7 (1.89%) Debian
10 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.35%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.08%) SUSE
13 3 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.81%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.81%) AIX
14 2 (0.54%) HPUX
14 2 (0.54%) VMS
14 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (24.80%) DevOps
2 87 (23.45%) ITIL
3 58 (15.63%) E-Commerce
4 49 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (13.21%) Release Management
5 38 (10.24%) Configuration Management
6 36 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (8.89%) Kanban
7 33 (8.89%) Mentoring
8 30 (8.09%) Change Management
9 29 (7.82%) Network Management
10 24 (6.47%) Service Management
11 23 (6.20%) Capacity Management
12 22 (5.93%) Problem Management
12 22 (5.93%) Migration
12 22 (5.93%) Service Delivery
13 19 (5.12%) Capacity Planning
14 18 (4.85%) Scrum
14 18 (4.85%) Project Management
15 17 (4.58%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 118 (31.81%) Python
2 86 (23.18%) Java
3 71 (19.14%) Perl
4 62 (16.71%) Ruby
5 56 (15.09%) SQL
6 50 (13.48%) Shell Script
6 50 (13.48%) Bash Shell
7 35 (9.43%) PHP
8 20 (5.39%) C++
8 20 (5.39%) Korn
9 12 (3.23%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.43%) C
11 8 (2.16%) Groovy
12 5 (1.35%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.08%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.54%) VBScript
14 2 (0.54%) Scala
15 1 (0.27%) R
15 1 (0.27%) Go
15 1 (0.27%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 100 (26.95%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (18.06%) CCNP
3 26 (7.01%) CCNA
4 24 (6.47%) Degree
5 23 (6.20%) CCIE
6 16 (4.31%) CCSE
7 10 (2.70%) CCSA
7 10 (2.70%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.62%) CCSP
9 5 (1.35%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.35%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.08%) MCSE
10 4 (1.08%) Sun Certification
10 4 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.08%) CISSP
10 4 (1.08%) JNCIA
11 3 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.81%) CISM
12 2 (0.54%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.28%) SLA
2 25 (6.74%) QA
3 4 (1.08%) WAI
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (9.16%) Active Directory
3 28 (7.55%) vSphere
4 25 (6.74%) vCloud
5 16 (4.31%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.70%) Docker
7 8 (2.16%) Xen
7 8 (2.16%) Postfix
7 8 (2.16%) VirtualBox
8 7 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.89%) Varnish
8 7 (1.89%) Sendmail
8 7 (1.89%) ProxySG
9 5 (1.35%) XenApp
10 4 (1.08%) Firmware
10 4 (1.08%) XenServer
10 4 (1.08%) UAG
10 4 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.08%) FreeRADIUS
11 3 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 94 (25.34%) Puppet
2 52 (14.02%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (9.97%) Nagios
4 30 (8.09%) ITRS Geneos
5 25 (6.74%) ZABBIX
6 22 (5.93%) Cobbler
7 20 (5.39%) Kibana
8 18 (4.85%) BladeLogic
9 16 (4.31%) RANCID
10 14 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
11 13 (3.50%) collectd
12 12 (3.23%) SCOM
12 12 (3.23%) Graphite
13 11 (2.96%) Vagrant
13 11 (2.96%) Cacti
14 10 (2.70%) Netcool
15 9 (2.43%) Graylog
15 9 (2.43%) CA Wily
15 9 (2.43%) Zenoss
16 8 (2.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 176 (47.44%) Cisco
2 125 (33.69%) F5
3 88 (23.72%) VMware
4 81 (21.83%) Juniper
5 77 (20.75%) Oracle
6 68 (18.33%) Red Hat
7 65 (17.52%) Citrix
8 59 (15.90%) CheckPoint
9 38 (10.24%) Splunk
9 38 (10.24%) SolarWinds
10 29 (7.82%) HP
11 27 (7.28%) Blue Coat
12 24 (6.47%) Infoblox
13 23 (6.20%) Perforce
14 21 (5.66%) IBM
15 20 (5.39%) Microsoft
16 18 (4.85%) TIBCO
17 17 (4.58%) EMC
18 15 (4.04%) New Relic
19 12 (3.23%) Sophos
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