Period
to 24 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Load Balancing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Load Balancing over the 6 months to 24 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Load Balancing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 149 130 194
Rank change year-on-year -19 +64 +28
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 11 11 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.36% 0.40% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.46% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 34
10th Percentile £417 £365 £402
25th Percentile £447 £400 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £548 £495 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.61% -1.00% +1.01%
75th Percentile £628 £575 £575
90th Percentile £638 £649 £625
Central London median daily rate £520 £495 £500
% change year-on-year +5.05% -1.00% -11.11%

Load Balancing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,788 2,408 5,780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.81% 87.37% 89.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,039 1,800 4,495
10th Percentile £357 £331 £358
25th Percentile £446 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £518 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.28% -1.43% +2.44%
75th Percentile £638 £601 £600
90th Percentile £719 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 62
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.38 £14.19 £12.82
Median hourly rate £23.45 £24.00 £20.25
Median % change year-on-year -2.29% +18.52% +8.29%
75th Percentile £32.70 £39.25 £37.35
90th Percentile £42.25 £53.30 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £22.25 £26.22 £21.00
% change year-on-year -15.14% +24.86% +9.09%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in the City of London

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Load Balancing in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Load Balancing in the City of London

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Load Balancing in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in the City of London

Load Balancing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Load Balancing in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Load Balancing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Wireless
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (45.45%) DB2
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) VPN
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) vSphere
2 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 5 (45.45%) Technical Leadership
3 4 (36.36%) TOGAF Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
3 4 (36.36%) RHCA
4 3 (27.27%) Azure
4 3 (27.27%) Ansible
5 2 (18.18%) Docker
5 2 (18.18%) Terraform
5 2 (18.18%) High Availability

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Azure
2 2 (18.18%) AWS
2 2 (18.18%) GCP
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Datadog
3 1 (9.09%) GitHub
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (9.09%) OneDrive
3 1 (9.09%) Stackdriver
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) VPN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
1 5 (45.45%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
1 1 (9.09%) CircleCI
1 1 (9.09%) Gerrit
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) GitLab
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Public Sector
2 1 (9.09%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix Architect
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Architect
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Architect
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Payments Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Payments Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Technical Leadership
2 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Architecture Roadmap
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Technology Roadmap
4 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) RHCA
1 4 (36.36%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (45.45%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) Docker
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 2 (18.18%) Terraform
3 1 (9.09%) Grafana
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Prometheus
3 1 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) Salt
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Trend Micro