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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
Rank 83 92 82
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 11 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.99% 0.28% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.33% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Median daily rate £500 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £400 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £400 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.31% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.75 £43.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+8.72% -8.02%

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
938 1205 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.28% 84.74% 87.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 831 704
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £10.20 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £19.44 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Apache
2 10 (50.00%) PHP
2 10 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) Tomcat
3 9 (45.00%) Performance Testing
3 9 (45.00%) OpenLDAP
3 9 (45.00%) Redis
3 9 (45.00%) LAPP Stack
4 8 (40.00%) F5
4 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (35.00%) JMeter
5 7 (35.00%) NHS
5 7 (35.00%) Nagios
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (35.00%) Splunk
5 7 (35.00%) Docker
6 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (30.00%) Open Source
6 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco
6 6 (30.00%) VMware
7 5 (25.00%) Migration
7 5 (25.00%) Firewall
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft

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 10 (50.00%) Apache
2 9 (45.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) OpenLDAP
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (20.00%) FCoE
4 4 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (20.00%) NX-OS
5 3 (15.00%) Network Security
6 1 (5.00%) BGP
6 1 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) DWDM
6 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.00%) MPLS
6 1 (5.00%) OpenFlow
6 1 (5.00%) TACACS
6 1 (5.00%) VLAN
6 1 (5.00%) VPLS
6 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (45.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) JMeter
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Design Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
6 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) NHS
2 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Open Source
3 6 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (25.00%) High Availability
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Network Design
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) Data Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
7 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) Service Design
7 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
1 10 (50.00%) PHP
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.00%) GPG13
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Firmware
3 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Nagios
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) F5
2 7 (35.00%) Splunk
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Brocade
6 2 (10.00%) BT
6 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
7 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.00%) CyberArk
7 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.00%) Infoblox
7 1 (5.00%) LogRhythm
7 1 (5.00%) Nokia
7 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (5.00%) RightScale