The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 91 92 88
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 27 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.32% 1.38% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.64% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 3
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £444 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +51.92%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1776 1829 1370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.51% 83.86% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1204 1333 887
Median daily rate £420 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 39 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £32.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +124.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £8.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.94 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Leeds -3 19 £425 +13.33% 7
Halifax -1 4 £443 -
Load Balancing
Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 50 (81.97%) Firewall
2 27 (44.26%) Internet
2 27 (44.26%) F5
3 25 (40.98%) Cisco
4 24 (39.34%) Windows
5 23 (37.70%) VMware
6 22 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (31.15%) DNS
7 19 (31.15%) SSL
8 18 (29.51%) Windows Server
9 17 (27.87%) Linux
9 17 (27.87%) Finance
10 16 (26.23%) IIS
10 16 (26.23%) PowerShell
11 15 (24.59%) Data Centre
12 13 (21.31%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (21.31%) High Availability
12 13 (21.31%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (19.67%) CCNP
13 12 (19.67%) Unix
13 12 (19.67%) LAN
13 12 (19.67%) WAN
13 12 (19.67%) BIG-IP
13 12 (19.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 11 (18.03%) Palo Alto
14 11 (18.03%) DMZ
15 10 (16.39%) VPN
15 10 (16.39%) CheckPoint
15 10 (16.39%) Server Building
16 9 (14.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 16 (26.23%) IIS
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) IaaS
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (81.97%) Firewall
2 27 (44.26%) Internet
3 19 (31.15%) DNS
3 19 (31.15%) SSL
4 12 (19.67%) BIG-IP
4 12 (19.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 12 (19.67%) LAN
4 12 (19.67%) WAN
5 11 (18.03%) DMZ
6 10 (16.39%) VPN
7 9 (14.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (14.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 9 (14.75%) HTTP
7 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
8 7 (11.48%) Extranet
8 7 (11.48%) Intranet
9 5 (8.20%) BGP
9 5 (8.20%) Kerberos
9 5 (8.20%) MPLS
9 5 (8.20%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) Informix
4 2 (3.28%) MySQL
4 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.64%) Hudson
2 1 (1.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Law
3 3 (4.92%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) French Language
4 1 (1.64%) German Language
4 1 (1.64%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (16.39%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Technical Specialist
3 8 (13.11%) Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Administrator
4 6 (9.84%) Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) Network Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Web Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Exchange Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Messaging Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Office 365 Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) WebOps Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) IP Specialist
8 2 (3.28%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (1.64%) HTML
1 1 (1.64%) LAMP
1 1 (1.64%) Middleware
1 1 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (1.64%) Web Services
1 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (9.84%) Algorithms
3 6 (9.84%) Cryptography
4 5 (8.20%) Clustering
5 4 (6.56%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.64%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.64%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.64%) IVR
7 1 (1.64%) Replication
7 1 (1.64%) Symmetrix
7 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) Windows
2 18 (29.51%) Windows Server
3 17 (27.87%) Linux
4 12 (19.67%) Unix
5 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Capacity Planning
1 13 (21.31%) High Availability
2 10 (16.39%) Server Building
3 7 (11.48%) ITIL
4 6 (9.84%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.20%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (8.20%) Web Operations
6 4 (6.56%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (4.92%) Network Design
8 2 (3.28%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (3.28%) DevOps
8 2 (3.28%) Information Security
8 2 (3.28%) Project Management
8 2 (3.28%) SIEM
8 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (1.64%) Analytics
9 1 (1.64%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 1 (1.64%) Build Automation
9 1 (1.64%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.48%) SQL
3 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.92%) Perl
4 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.28%) PHP
6 1 (1.64%) Java
6 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (19.67%) CCNP
3 5 (8.20%) CCIE
4 4 (6.56%) CCNA
4 4 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.28%) CCDA
6 2 (3.28%) CCDP
6 2 (3.28%) Degree
6 2 (3.28%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.64%) CCDE
7 1 (1.64%) CCSP
7 1 (1.64%) CISSP
7 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.48%) Firmware
4 6 (9.84%) vCloud
5 5 (8.20%) VMware ESX
5 5 (8.20%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (8.20%) SCCM
1 5 (8.20%) SCOM
2 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.28%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) Cacti
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.64%) Graphite
3 1 (1.64%) Nagios
3 1 (1.64%) Opsview
3 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) F5
2 25 (40.98%) Cisco
3 23 (37.70%) VMware
4 11 (18.03%) Palo Alto
5 10 (16.39%) CheckPoint
6 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.84%) Fortinet
7 6 (9.84%) Splunk
8 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.28%) Avaya
9 2 (3.28%) HP
9 2 (3.28%) Veritas
10 1 (1.64%) Akamai
10 1 (1.64%) CA
10 1 (1.64%) EMC
10 1 (1.64%) Genesys
10 1 (1.64%) Google
10 1 (1.64%) IBM
10 1 (1.64%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
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