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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 71 103 74
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -29
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 15 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.32% 0.12% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.14% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 12
Median daily rate £493 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.88% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +16.12%
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
961 1412 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.74% 87.11% 82.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 949 692
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £566 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 13 (44.83%) VMware
2 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (31.03%) Firewall
4 9 (31.03%) PHP
4 9 (31.03%) Java
5 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
5 8 (27.59%) Apache
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco
5 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (27.59%) Splunk
6 7 (24.14%) F5
6 7 (24.14%) Redis
6 7 (24.14%) LAPP Stack
6 7 (24.14%) OpenLDAP
6 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
6 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
6 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
6 7 (24.14%) DNS
7 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
7 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) JMeter
7 6 (20.69%) Nagios
7 6 (20.69%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (20.69%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (20.69%) PowerShell

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 8 (27.59%) Apache
2 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
3 5 (17.24%) IIS
3 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 5 (17.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (17.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) InfoPath
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) DNS
2 7 (24.14%) OpenLDAP
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (17.24%) Kerberos
4 5 (17.24%) NetScaler
4 5 (17.24%) SSL
4 5 (17.24%) WAN
5 4 (13.79%) LAN
5 4 (13.79%) Network Security
6 3 (10.34%) FCoE
6 3 (10.34%) NX-OS
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (6.90%) EIGRP
7 2 (6.90%) FWSM
7 2 (6.90%) IPsec
7 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (24.14%) Redis
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) JMeter
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 1 (3.45%) Brocade Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.45%) IVR
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.45%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) CentOS
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Open Source
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 5 (17.24%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (13.79%) High Availability
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) DevOps
6 3 (10.34%) Network Design
7 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.90%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) Service Design
8 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.45%) Change Management
8 1 (3.45%) CRM
8 1 (3.45%) Data Architecture
8 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Java
1 9 (31.03%) PHP
2 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (10.34%) CCNP
4 1 (3.45%) CCIE
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) GPG13
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) Docker
3 5 (17.24%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.45%) Firmware
4 1 (3.45%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.45%) vCloud
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Nagios
2 5 (17.24%) SCCM
2 5 (17.24%) SCOM
3 3 (10.34%) Puppet
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) VMware
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco
3 8 (27.59%) Splunk
4 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
4 7 (24.14%) F5
5 3 (10.34%) Brocade
5 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.90%) RightScale
6 2 (6.90%) Riverbed
6 2 (6.90%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.45%) Akamai
7 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.45%) BT
7 1 (3.45%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.45%) Nokia