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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 96 95 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 11 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.71% 0.44% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.51% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 3
Median daily rate £387 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -74.19%
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
1323 1174 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.41% 86.01% 82.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 951 808 658
Median daily rate £425 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 14
Median hourly rate £12.10 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.60 £15.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.07 £26.60 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 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 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (66.67%) Internet
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco
4 9 (60.00%) VPN
5 8 (53.33%) DNS
5 8 (53.33%) CCNP
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (53.33%) Windows
5 8 (53.33%) Palo Alto
6 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
6 7 (46.67%) LAN
6 7 (46.67%) WAN
7 6 (40.00%) Linux
7 6 (40.00%) SSL
7 6 (40.00%) VMware ESX
7 6 (40.00%) MPLS
7 6 (40.00%) OSPF
7 6 (40.00%) BGP
7 6 (40.00%) EIGRP
7 6 (40.00%) High Availability
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (33.33%) HSRP
8 5 (33.33%) FWSM
8 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (33.33%) vCloud
8 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (33.33%) Fortinet

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 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) Internet
3 9 (60.00%) VPN
4 8 (53.33%) DNS
5 7 (46.67%) LAN
5 7 (46.67%) WAN
6 6 (40.00%) BGP
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (40.00%) EIGRP
6 6 (40.00%) MPLS
6 6 (40.00%) OSPF
6 6 (40.00%) SSL
7 5 (33.33%) FWSM
7 5 (33.33%) HSRP
7 5 (33.33%) VRRP
8 3 (20.00%) SAN
9 2 (13.33%) DMZ
10 1 (6.67%) Telepresence
10 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
10 1 (6.67%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Informix
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
1 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Redis
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Hudson
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (20.00%) Games
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lync Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Clustering
3 3 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (20.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
4 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) IBM XIV
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Symmetrix
4 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) High Availability
2 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (20.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 3 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Server Building
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
1 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCNP
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) CCDE
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) CCSP
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 5 (33.33%) vCloud
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (13.33%) Cacti
2 2 (13.33%) Graphite
2 2 (13.33%) Nagios
2 2 (13.33%) Opsview
2 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) Palo Alto
4 5 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (26.67%) F5
6 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Splunk
6 3 (20.00%) Veritas
7 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (6.67%) EMC
8 1 (6.67%) IBM
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
8 1 (6.67%) Symantec
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