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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 90 74 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -19
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 5 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.39% 0.52% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.64% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £349
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £155.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-75.80% +376.92%
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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
1088 931 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.15% 80.47% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 617 322
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £110.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Python
2 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
2 11 (57.89%) Internet
2 11 (57.89%) Ruby
2 11 (57.89%) DevOps
3 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (52.63%) Bash Shell
3 10 (52.63%) Apache
3 10 (52.63%) DNS
3 10 (52.63%) Web Services
3 10 (52.63%) PHP
4 9 (47.37%) SSL
5 8 (42.11%) C++
5 8 (42.11%) UNIX
5 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
5 8 (42.11%) Node.js
6 7 (36.84%) Puppet
6 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (36.84%) Firewall
7 6 (31.58%) MySQL
7 6 (31.58%) Client/Server
7 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
7 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
7 6 (31.58%) Redis
7 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (31.58%) Salt
8 5 (26.32%) Couchbase
8 5 (26.32%) SimpleDB

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (52.63%) Apache
2 8 (42.11%) Node.js
3 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 2 (10.53%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Route 53
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon S3
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
1 11 (57.89%) Internet
2 10 (52.63%) DNS
3 9 (47.37%) SSL
4 7 (36.84%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) SAN
5 4 (21.05%) DHCP
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (15.79%) VPN
6 3 (15.79%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
6 3 (15.79%) OSPF
6 3 (15.79%) BGP
6 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
7 2 (10.53%) VRRP
7 2 (10.53%) IPsec
7 2 (10.53%) MPLS
7 2 (10.53%) VPLS
7 2 (10.53%) DMVPN
7 2 (10.53%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
2 6 (31.58%) Redis
2 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
2 6 (31.58%) MySQL
3 5 (26.32%) SimpleDB
3 5 (26.32%) Couchbase
4 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Client/Server
2 5 (26.32%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (10.53%) IBM XIV
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) CLARiiON
4 1 (5.26%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) UNIX
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Network Design
6 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.53%) Release Management
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) BCP
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
6 2 (10.53%) Kanban
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Python
1 11 (57.89%) Ruby
2 10 (52.63%) Bash Shell
2 10 (52.63%) PHP
3 8 (42.11%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) CCDA
2 2 (10.53%) CCDP
2 2 (10.53%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) MCSA
2 2 (10.53%) VCAP
2 2 (10.53%) VCP5
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCSA
2 2 (10.53%) CCSE
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
1 2 (10.53%) iptables
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Puppet
2 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (31.58%) Salt
3 2 (10.53%) HAProxy
4 1 (5.26%) Opsview
4 1 (5.26%) Graphite
4 1 (5.26%) Nagios
4 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.26%) Cacti
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
1 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
1 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) Veritas
3 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.26%) Percona