The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 79 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 3 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 1.44% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.90% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 3
Average daily rate £400 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £155.00 £32.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+376.92% -40.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
919 579 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.35% 75.69% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 310 371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £24.10 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Load Balancing
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 27 (65.85%) TCP/IP
2 26 (63.41%) Linux
2 26 (63.41%) Degree
3 25 (60.98%) Ruby
3 25 (60.98%) Software Engineering
3 25 (60.98%) Internet
3 25 (60.98%) Python
3 25 (60.98%) Client/Server
3 25 (60.98%) C++
3 25 (60.98%) PHP
3 25 (60.98%) Web Services
3 25 (60.98%) DNS
3 25 (60.98%) SSL
3 25 (60.98%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (60.98%) Bash Shell
3 25 (60.98%) Node.js
4 8 (19.51%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (19.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 8 (19.51%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (19.51%) Data Integration
4 8 (19.51%) Oracle OWB
4 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (19.51%) ETL
4 8 (19.51%) Oracle
4 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
4 8 (19.51%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (12.20%) OLTP
5 5 (12.20%) Cisco
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 25 (60.98%) Node.js
2 2 (4.88%) Lync
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 25 (60.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (65.85%) TCP/IP
2 25 (60.98%) Internet
2 25 (60.98%) DNS
2 25 (60.98%) SSL
3 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
3 2 (4.88%) HSRP
3 2 (4.88%) MPLS
3 2 (4.88%) OSPF
3 2 (4.88%) BGP
3 2 (4.88%) EIGRP
3 2 (4.88%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (4.88%) Network Security
3 2 (4.88%) VLAN
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) WAN
3 2 (4.88%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) SAN
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle ODI
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle BI EE
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle OWB
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (12.20%) OLTP
3 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.32%) Data Mining
3 3 (7.32%) OLAP
3 3 (7.32%) Essbase
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.32%) Retail
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Python Developer
3 12 (29.27%) Software Engineer
3 12 (29.27%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 12 (29.27%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) OBIEE Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle BI Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Network Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Author
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (60.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (60.98%) Client/Server
2 8 (19.51%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Software Engineering
2 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (19.51%) ETL
2 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
3 3 (7.32%) Migration
3 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
3 3 (7.32%) Analytics
4 2 (4.88%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.44%) Network Design
5 1 (2.44%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Ruby
1 25 (60.98%) Python
1 25 (60.98%) C++
1 25 (60.98%) PHP
1 25 (60.98%) Bash Shell
2 3 (7.32%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (63.41%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) CCIE
4 1 (2.44%) CCNP
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) CCDA
4 1 (2.44%) CCDP
4 1 (2.44%) CCDE
4 1 (2.44%) VCDX
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) UAG
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) Riverbed
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint