The first table below looks at the demand for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 85 71 92
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 10 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.59% 1.72% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 2.28% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 11
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£325 £228 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £188 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -48.27%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1317 1139 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.65% 75.13% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 608 772
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 35
Average hourly rate £14.25 £36.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.41% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.10 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Load Balancing
Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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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
Leeds -11 7 £319 +27.50% 7
Bradford -2 5 £325 +44.44%
Halifax - - - -
Load Balancing
Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 8 (61.54%) Oracle
1 8 (61.54%) Data Modelling
1 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) OLTP
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Reports
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle OWB
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle BI EE
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle ODI
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 7 (53.85%) Data Integration
2 7 (53.85%) ETL
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (23.08%) Riverbed
5 2 (15.38%) Apache
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) VLAN
6 1 (7.69%) Marketing
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (7.69%) Clustering
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
6 1 (7.69%) IIS
6 1 (7.69%) Windows
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) MPLS
1 1 (7.69%) OSPF
1 1 (7.69%) BGP
1 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
1 1 (7.69%) VLAN
1 1 (7.69%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Reports
1 8 (61.54%) OLTP
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle OWB
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle BI EE
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle ODI
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
1 8 (61.54%) OBIEE Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) OBIEE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Data Modelling
1 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (53.85%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Riverbed
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco