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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 80 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 5 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.45% 2.28% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 2.81% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 5
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£325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £282 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £338 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £155.00 -
% change year-on-year
-69.83% -
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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
930 783 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.39% 81.22% 74.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 485 281
Average daily rate £375 £328 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.32% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (95.24%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) Python
2 13 (61.90%) TCP/IP
2 13 (61.90%) Ruby
2 13 (61.90%) Bash Shell
2 13 (61.90%) DevOps
3 12 (57.14%) DNS
4 11 (52.38%) SSL
4 11 (52.38%) Apache
5 10 (47.62%) Web Services
5 10 (47.62%) PHP
5 10 (47.62%) Internet
5 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (42.86%) C++
6 9 (42.86%) UNIX
7 8 (38.10%) Client/Server
7 8 (38.10%) Node.js
8 7 (33.33%) Puppet
8 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
8 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (28.57%) Clustering
9 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (28.57%) DHCP
9 6 (28.57%) Firewall
10 5 (23.81%) Salt
10 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
10 5 (23.81%) MySQL
10 5 (23.81%) Redis

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (52.38%) Apache
2 8 (38.10%) Node.js
3 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.52%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Route 53
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) TCP/IP
2 12 (57.14%) DNS
3 11 (52.38%) SSL
4 10 (47.62%) Internet
5 6 (28.57%) Firewall
5 6 (28.57%) DHCP
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (14.29%) OSPF
6 3 (14.29%) BGP
6 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 3 (14.29%) SAN
6 3 (14.29%) VPN
6 3 (14.29%) LAN
6 3 (14.29%) WAN
7 2 (9.52%) MPLS
7 2 (9.52%) VRRP
7 2 (9.52%) IPsec
7 2 (9.52%) VPLS
7 2 (9.52%) DMVPN
7 2 (9.52%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 5 (23.81%) Redis
2 5 (23.81%) MySQL
2 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (19.05%) SimpleDB
3 4 (19.05%) Couchbase
4 3 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Client/Server
2 6 (28.57%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.76%) IBM XIV
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
4 1 (4.76%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) UNIX
3 4 (19.05%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) DevOps
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Network Design
6 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.52%) Release Management
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) BCP
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
6 2 (9.52%) Kanban
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Python
1 13 (61.90%) Ruby
1 13 (61.90%) Bash Shell
2 10 (47.62%) PHP
3 9 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) CCDA
2 2 (9.52%) CCDP
2 2 (9.52%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) MCSA
2 2 (9.52%) VCAP
2 2 (9.52%) VCP5
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCSA
2 2 (9.52%) CCSE
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Puppet
2 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (23.81%) Salt
4 2 (9.52%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco
1 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 3 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Percona
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
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