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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 95 80 72
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 18 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.24% 1.48% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.73% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 2
Median daily rate £425 £375 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £350 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £436 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.86% +51.92%
Load Balancing
West Yorkshire

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
1277 1385 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 88.01% 85.39% 83.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 1022 605
Median daily rate £425 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £9.38 £8.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £175.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 23 (76.67%) Firewall
2 21 (70.00%) VMware
3 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (46.67%) Linux
5 13 (43.33%) High Availability
6 11 (36.67%) Windows
6 11 (36.67%) Cisco
7 10 (33.33%) DNS
7 10 (33.33%) LAN
7 10 (33.33%) WAN
7 10 (33.33%) CCNP
7 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (33.33%) Internet
7 10 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (33.33%) Palo Alto
8 9 (30.00%) VPN
8 9 (30.00%) SSL
9 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
9 7 (23.33%) SQL
9 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 6 (20.00%) Algorithms
10 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (20.00%) IIS
10 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (20.00%) Cryptography
11 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
11 5 (16.67%) Clustering
11 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 6 (20.00%) IIS
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) IaaS
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) Firewall
2 10 (33.33%) DNS
2 10 (33.33%) Internet
2 10 (33.33%) LAN
2 10 (33.33%) WAN
3 9 (30.00%) SSL
3 9 (30.00%) VPN
4 5 (16.67%) BGP
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 5 (16.67%) Kerberos
4 5 (16.67%) MPLS
4 5 (16.67%) OSPF
5 4 (13.33%) FWSM
5 4 (13.33%) HSRP
5 4 (13.33%) VRRP
6 2 (6.67%) SAN
7 1 (3.33%) DMZ
7 1 (3.33%) HTTP
7 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) Informix
4 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.33%) Hudson
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) French Language
2 1 (3.33%) German Language
2 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Web Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) WebOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (3.33%) LAMP
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
1 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (16.67%) Clustering
4 4 (13.33%) Public Cloud
5 2 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (3.33%) IBM XIV
6 1 (3.33%) IVR
6 1 (3.33%) Replication
6 1 (3.33%) Symmetrix
6 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Windows
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) High Availability
2 10 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.67%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (16.67%) Web Operations
5 4 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (6.67%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security
6 2 (6.67%) Network Design
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) SIEM
7 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) Change Management
7 1 (3.33%) CRM
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.00%) Perl
4 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) CCNP
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) CCIE
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.33%) CCDE
5 1 (3.33%) CCSP
5 1 (3.33%) CISSP
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) vCloud
2 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Server
3 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
1 5 (16.67%) SCOM
2 4 (13.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.67%) Puppet
4 1 (3.33%) Cacti
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (3.33%) Graphite
4 1 (3.33%) Nagios
4 1 (3.33%) Opsview
4 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) VMware
2 11 (36.67%) Cisco
3 10 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
5 5 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.67%) Splunk
6 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (10.00%) F5
8 2 (6.67%) HP
8 2 (6.67%) Veritas
9 1 (3.33%) EMC
9 1 (3.33%) Genesys
9 1 (3.33%) Google
9 1 (3.33%) IBM
9 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
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