The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 43 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 7 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.59% 3.33% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 4.22% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 10
Median daily rate £400 £310 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £279 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.75 £43.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+8.72% -8.02%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
359 403 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 81.59% 79.02% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 279 190
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 12
Median hourly rate £23.24 £16.00 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -3.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.24 £9.00 £7.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £28.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Load Balancing across the South Yorkshire region.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -6 4 - -
Rotherham - 1 £273 -
Load Balancing
Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Brocade
2 6 (66.67%) F5
3 5 (55.56%) NetScaler
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) IP Telephony
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) VoIP
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 3 (33.33%) Infoblox
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (33.33%) High Availability
5 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) NX-OS
5 3 (33.33%) FCoE
6 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (55.56%) NetScaler
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) IP Telephony
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (33.33%) FCoE
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) NX-OS
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) NAS
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Brocade Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) IP Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) High Availability
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) ProxySG
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) DameWare
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Brocade
2 6 (66.67%) F5
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Infoblox
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) AlienVault
6 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 1 (11.11%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Juniper
6 1 (11.11%) Mitel
6 1 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 1 (11.11%) Sophos
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec
6 1 (11.11%) Veeam