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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 79 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 23 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.44% 0.56% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.68% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £319 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £314 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £324 £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £24.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+62.88% +56.45%
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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
1334 878 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.43% 82.52% 77.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 984 606 383
Average daily rate £365 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -65.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.76 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 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 23 (82.14%) Firewall
2 20 (71.43%) Cisco
3 17 (60.71%) DMZ
4 15 (53.57%) Internet
4 15 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (50.00%) CCNP
5 14 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 12 (42.86%) VMware
6 12 (42.86%) CCNA
7 11 (39.29%) WAN
7 11 (39.29%) Network Security
8 9 (32.14%) Linux
9 8 (28.57%) Windows
9 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
9 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (28.57%) DevOps
10 7 (25.00%) Change Management
11 6 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
11 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
12 5 (17.86%) OSPF
12 5 (17.86%) BGP
12 5 (17.86%) EIGRP
12 5 (17.86%) Project Management
12 5 (17.86%) Clustering
12 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
12 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (17.86%) SCCM
12 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
12 5 (17.86%) F5

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (82.14%) Firewall
2 17 (60.71%) DMZ
3 15 (53.57%) Internet
4 11 (39.29%) Network Security
4 11 (39.29%) WAN
5 5 (17.86%) OSPF
5 5 (17.86%) BGP
5 5 (17.86%) EIGRP
6 4 (14.29%) VRRP
6 4 (14.29%) VPN
6 4 (14.29%) MPLS
6 4 (14.29%) SAN
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (14.29%) HSRP
7 3 (10.71%) FWSM
7 3 (10.71%) NAS
7 3 (10.71%) DNS
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (3.57%) FCoE
9 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SimpleDB
1 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 2 (7.14%) Redis
1 2 (7.14%) Couchbase
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) Informix
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Network Support
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
1 5 (17.86%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (7.14%) IBM XIV
4 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.57%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) DevOps
2 7 (25.00%) Change Management
3 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (14.29%) Server Building
5 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.57%) Build Automation
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) PHP
3 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (50.00%) CCNP
3 12 (42.86%) CCNA
4 6 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (10.71%) MCITP
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.71%) CISSP
5 3 (10.71%) MCSE
5 3 (10.71%) CCIE
5 3 (10.71%) CCSP
6 2 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 2 (7.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
1 5 (17.86%) Salt
2 4 (14.29%) Puppet
2 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.14%) Ansible
3 2 (7.14%) Opsview
3 2 (7.14%) Graphite
3 2 (7.14%) Cacti
3 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (7.14%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (42.86%) VMware
4 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.86%) F5
7 4 (14.29%) IBM
8 3 (10.71%) NetApp
9 2 (7.14%) Juniper
9 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
10 1 (3.57%) Veritas
10 1 (3.57%) HP
10 1 (3.57%) EMC