The first table below looks at the demand for HAProxy skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HAProxy over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HAProxy
Rank 562 529 531
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +2
Contract jobs citing HAProxy 25 15 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.031% 0.094%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.61% 0.47% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 50
Average daily rate £375 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4115 3159 3757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.31% 6.62% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 1814 2011
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 158 161
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%

HAProxy
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HAProxy within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HAProxy Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HAProxy
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HAProxy within the UK.

HAProxy Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HAProxy
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HAProxy within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

HAProxy Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HAProxy
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HAProxy within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -81 21 £325 - 2
London -12 12 £400 - 2
South East -12 2 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £400 - 1
Staines - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
East of England - - - -

HAProxy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HAProxy 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 HAProxy.

1 32 (96.97%) Linux
2 23 (69.70%) MySQL
2 23 (69.70%) Puppet
3 21 (63.64%) nginx
3 21 (63.64%) Ubuntu
4 20 (60.61%) Apache
5 17 (51.52%) Ruby
5 17 (51.52%) MongoDB
6 16 (48.48%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (45.45%) Java
8 12 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (33.33%) Bash Shell
10 10 (30.30%) Perl
10 10 (30.30%) Windows
10 10 (30.30%) Python
10 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
11 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
11 9 (27.27%) CentOS
12 8 (24.24%) Online Games
12 8 (24.24%) Games
12 8 (24.24%) HTTP
12 8 (24.24%) .NET
12 8 (24.24%) Open Source
12 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (24.24%) KVM
13 7 (21.21%) Redis
13 7 (21.21%) OpenStack
13 7 (21.21%) Varnish
13 7 (21.21%) Capistrano

HAProxy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HAProxy 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 HAProxy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (63.64%) nginx
2 20 (60.61%) Apache
3 7 (21.21%) OpenStack
4 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
5 3 (9.09%) LiveCycle
6 2 (6.06%) IIS
6 2 (6.06%) Apache Solr
7 1 (3.03%) Node.js
7 1 (3.03%) CloudStack
7 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (21.21%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (6.06%) Route 53
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
6 1 (3.03%) SaaS
6 1 (3.03%) PaaS
6 1 (3.03%) IaaS
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) HTTP
2 6 (18.18%) SMTP
3 5 (15.15%) DNS
3 5 (15.15%) BIG-IP
4 4 (12.12%) Firewall
5 3 (9.09%) DHCP
5 3 (9.09%) LDAP
5 3 (9.09%) SSL
5 3 (9.09%) IMAP
5 3 (9.09%) Network Security
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
6 2 (6.06%) IPsec
6 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.06%) VPN
6 2 (6.06%) SAN
6 2 (6.06%) PPTP
6 2 (6.06%) tcpdump
7 1 (3.03%) MRTG
7 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (69.70%) MySQL
2 17 (51.52%) MongoDB
3 16 (48.48%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (21.21%) Redis
4 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
7 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (3.03%) Hazelcast
7 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (3.03%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) TeamCity
2 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.03%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.03%) Maven
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 8 (24.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (27.27%) Administrator
3 7 (21.21%) Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (15.15%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 4 (12.12%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Web Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Web Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) Web Services
4 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 2 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (6.06%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.03%) Sinatra
5 1 (3.03%) J2EE
5 1 (3.03%) X-Windows
5 1 (3.03%) Middleware
5 1 (3.03%) LAMP
5 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Online Games
1 8 (24.24%) Open Source
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (96.97%) Linux
2 21 (63.64%) Ubuntu
3 12 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (30.30%) Windows
5 9 (27.27%) CentOS
6 6 (18.18%) UNIX
7 3 (9.09%) Solaris
7 3 (9.09%) Debian
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.03%) Gentoo
9 1 (3.03%) Android
9 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) OOP
3 5 (15.15%) OO
3 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.12%) Validation
5 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.09%) DSDM
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) TDD
5 3 (9.09%) V-Model
6 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.06%) High Availability
7 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Ruby
2 15 (45.45%) Java
3 11 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 10 (30.30%) Perl
4 10 (30.30%) Python
5 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
6 6 (18.18%) SQL
7 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
7 4 (12.12%) C#
7 4 (12.12%) PHP
8 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
8 3 (9.09%) Korn
9 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
9 2 (6.06%) C
10 1 (3.03%) C++
10 1 (3.03%) Tcl
10 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) KVM
2 7 (21.21%) Varnish
3 6 (18.18%) Xen
4 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (9.09%) Dovecot
5 3 (9.09%) Squid
5 3 (9.09%) Sendmail
6 1 (3.03%) VirtualBox
6 1 (3.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (69.70%) Puppet
2 12 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (21.21%) Capistrano
4 6 (18.18%) Vagrant
5 5 (15.15%) collectd
5 5 (15.15%) StatsD
5 5 (15.15%) Nagios
6 4 (12.12%) ZABBIX
7 3 (9.09%) Ansible
7 3 (9.09%) Cacti
8 2 (6.06%) Munin
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) Splunk
3 6 (18.18%) Rackspace
4 5 (15.15%) VMware
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco
6 3 (9.09%) JBoss
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.09%) Adobe
6 3 (9.09%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) Dell
7 2 (6.06%) New Relic
8 1 (3.03%) F5
8 1 (3.03%) SendGrid