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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 30 23 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 19 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.88% 5.57% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.15% 6.93% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 2
Average daily rate £300 £260 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £314 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -80.64%
Load Balancing
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
369 274 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.31% 80.35% 64.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 177 115
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.79 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% -12.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £30.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -12 16 £300 +15.38%
Load Balancing
Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 17 (70.83%) F5
2 16 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco
4 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (45.83%) CCNP
6 8 (33.33%) Network Security
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (29.17%) CCNA
8 6 (25.00%) Firewall
8 6 (25.00%) CCSA
8 6 (25.00%) Clustering
8 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (25.00%) CCSE
8 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (25.00%) DevOps
9 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
9 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
9 5 (20.83%) Linux
9 5 (20.83%) WAN
10 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 4 (16.67%) Security Patching
10 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (16.67%) Release Management
11 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
11 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
11 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
11 3 (12.50%) BGP
11 3 (12.50%) LAN

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Jetty
1 1 (4.17%) nginx
1 1 (4.17%) Node.js
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (33.33%) Network Security
2 6 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) WAN
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (12.50%) BGP
5 3 (12.50%) DNS
5 3 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 3 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (8.33%) VPN
7 1 (4.17%) HSRP
7 1 (4.17%) IMAP
7 1 (4.17%) IPsec
7 1 (4.17%) MPLS
7 1 (4.17%) OSPF
7 1 (4.17%) SMTP
7 1 (4.17%) SNMP
7 1 (4.17%) SSL
7 1 (4.17%) VLAN
7 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Couchbase
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) JConsole
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) JMeter
2 1 (4.17%) JProfiler
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) VisualVM
2 1 (4.17%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Network Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Security Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Check Point Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (4.17%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) Express
1 1 (4.17%) Java EE
1 1 (4.17%) JMS
1 1 (4.17%) LAMP
1 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (4.17%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (4.17%) Sass
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) CentOS
2 1 (4.17%) Debian
2 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (25.00%) DevOps
2 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.67%) Release Management
3 4 (16.67%) Security Patching
4 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.17%) High Availability
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (4.17%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) Go
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (45.83%) CCNP
3 7 (29.17%) CCNA
4 6 (25.00%) CCSA
4 6 (25.00%) CCSE
4 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
1 1 (4.17%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (4.17%) NFS
1 1 (4.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) Cacti
2 1 (4.17%) Cobbler
2 1 (4.17%) logstash
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) F5
2 16 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) SaltStack