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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 90 82 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -35
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 9 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.66% 0.33% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.41% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 23
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £22.75
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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
1132 985 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.42% 80.94% 75.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 699 323
Average daily rate £375 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 12
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £12.63 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (42.86%) Internet
5 5 (35.71%) CCNA
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (35.71%) DevOps
6 4 (28.57%) Salt
6 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 4 (28.57%) Clustering
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) Change Management
6 4 (28.57%) BGP
6 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
6 4 (28.57%) Project Management
6 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 4 (28.57%) DMZ
6 4 (28.57%) OSPF
6 4 (28.57%) CCNP
6 4 (28.57%) SAN
6 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 3 (21.43%) MPLS
7 3 (21.43%) VRRP
7 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
7 3 (21.43%) Management Information System

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (14.29%) Node.js
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Internet
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) BGP
3 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 4 (28.57%) DMZ
3 4 (28.57%) OSPF
3 4 (28.57%) SAN
4 3 (21.43%) MPLS
4 3 (21.43%) VRRP
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (21.43%) HSRP
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (14.29%) FWSM
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) NAS
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SimpleDB
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
1 3 (21.43%) Redis
1 3 (21.43%) Couchbase
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Informix
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support
3 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (14.29%) IBM XIV
4 1 (7.14%) CLARiiON
4 1 (7.14%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) BCP
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
2 3 (21.43%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCNA
3 4 (28.57%) CCNP
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (14.29%) MCSE
5 2 (14.29%) CCSP
5 2 (14.29%) CISSP
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.14%) CCDA
6 1 (7.14%) CCDP
6 1 (7.14%) CCIE
6 1 (7.14%) MCSA
6 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) CCSE
6 1 (7.14%) CCSA
6 1 (7.14%) MCITP
6 1 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) VCAP
6 1 (7.14%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.14%) NFS
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Salt
2 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (21.43%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) Opsview
3 2 (14.29%) Graphite
3 2 (14.29%) Cacti
3 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (14.29%) Nagios
4 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) F5
5 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) Veritas
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Rate: Around £300 per day.
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago