The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 76 41 60
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +19
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 11 36 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.02% 3.73% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 4.60% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 6
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£320 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+19.16% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
896 782 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 82.89% 81.04% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 476 309
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £427 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £27.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Load Balancing across the Leeds region.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 13 (59.09%) Python
3 13 (59.09%) Ruby
3 13 (59.09%) Bash Shell
3 13 (59.09%) DevOps
4 12 (54.55%) DNS
4 12 (54.55%) SSL
5 11 (50.00%) Apache
6 10 (45.45%) Web Services
6 10 (45.45%) C++
6 10 (45.45%) PHP
6 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (40.91%) Node.js
7 9 (40.91%) UNIX
7 9 (40.91%) Client/Server
8 8 (36.36%) Internet
8 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
9 7 (31.82%) Puppet
9 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
9 7 (31.82%) DHCP
10 6 (27.27%) MySQL
10 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
10 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (22.73%) Clustering
11 5 (22.73%) Redis
11 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
11 5 (22.73%) Firewall

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (50.00%) Apache
2 9 (40.91%) Node.js
3 3 (13.64%) nginx
4 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (18.18%) Amazon S3
2 4 (18.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 12 (54.55%) DNS
2 12 (54.55%) SSL
3 8 (36.36%) Internet
4 7 (31.82%) DHCP
5 5 (22.73%) Firewall
6 3 (13.64%) WAN
6 3 (13.64%) VPN
6 3 (13.64%) LAN
7 2 (9.09%) SAN
7 2 (9.09%) MPLS
7 2 (9.09%) OSPF
7 2 (9.09%) BGP
7 2 (9.09%) IPsec
7 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
7 2 (9.09%) VRRP
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (9.09%) DMVPN
7 2 (9.09%) HSRP
7 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
2 6 (27.27%) MySQL
3 5 (22.73%) Redis
3 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
4 4 (18.18%) SimpleDB
4 4 (18.18%) Couchbase
4 4 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (9.09%) OLTP
5 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) OBIEE Developer
5 2 (9.09%) OBIEE Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) LAMP
3 1 (4.55%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Client/Server
2 5 (22.73%) Clustering
3 3 (13.64%) User Experience
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) UNIX
3 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) DevOps
2 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Network Design
5 3 (13.64%) Kanban
5 3 (13.64%) Release Management
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) BCP
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Python
1 13 (59.09%) Ruby
1 13 (59.09%) Bash Shell
2 10 (45.45%) C++
2 10 (45.45%) PHP
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
2 2 (9.09%) MCSA
2 2 (9.09%) CCDA
2 2 (9.09%) CCDP
2 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CCNP
2 2 (9.09%) VCAP
2 2 (9.09%) VCP5
2 2 (9.09%) CCSE
2 2 (9.09%) CCSA
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Puppet
2 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (22.73%) Salt
4 3 (13.64%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Percona
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