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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 94 86 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -22
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 26 10 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.17% 0.59% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.75% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +66.66%
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
1796 1333 1218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.50% 79.20% 78.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 841 654
Average daily rate £375 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 25 47
Average hourly rate £15.30 £14.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.53% -53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £8.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 27 August 2015. 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
Leeds -23 14 £350 +12.00% 5
Bradford -9 6 - - 2
Halifax - 2 - -
Load Balancing
Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 36 (65.45%) Cisco
2 33 (60.00%) VMware
3 29 (52.73%) Firewall
4 27 (49.09%) Windows
5 17 (30.91%) DMZ
5 17 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (29.09%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (29.09%) SQL
6 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
6 16 (29.09%) MS Excel
7 15 (27.27%) CCNP
7 15 (27.27%) SolarWinds
8 14 (25.45%) Red Hat
8 14 (25.45%) CheckPoint
8 14 (25.45%) Internet
8 14 (25.45%) Linux
9 13 (23.64%) CCNA
9 13 (23.64%) Change Management
10 11 (20.00%) WAN
10 11 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (20.00%) Network Security
11 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 10 (18.18%) DevOps
11 10 (18.18%) Salt
12 9 (16.36%) Opsview
12 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
12 9 (16.36%) Graphite
12 9 (16.36%) SAN
12 9 (16.36%) Nagios

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 7 (12.73%) Apache
1 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
1 7 (12.73%) Node.js
2 5 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (29.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (52.73%) Firewall
2 17 (30.91%) DMZ
3 14 (25.45%) Internet
4 11 (20.00%) WAN
4 11 (20.00%) Network Security
5 9 (16.36%) NAS
5 9 (16.36%) SAN
6 5 (9.09%) VPN
6 5 (9.09%) MPLS
6 5 (9.09%) OSPF
6 5 (9.09%) BGP
6 5 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 5 (9.09%) VRRP
6 5 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (9.09%) HSRP
7 3 (5.45%) FWSM
7 3 (5.45%) SSL
8 2 (3.64%) DNS
9 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) Informix
2 7 (12.73%) RDBMS
2 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.73%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.82%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.82%) SimpleDB
3 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Redis
3 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.73%) JIRA
3 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Network Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Architect
4 9 (16.36%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.91%) UNIX Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) Middleware
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Clustering
2 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (12.73%) IBM XIV
3 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Linux
3 11 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (14.55%) UNIX
5 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Change Management
2 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (18.18%) DevOps
3 7 (12.73%) Build Automation
3 7 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (10.91%) Migration
5 4 (7.27%) Use Case
5 4 (7.27%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.45%) Server Building
6 3 (5.45%) SOA
6 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.64%) High Availability
7 2 (3.64%) Information Security
7 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.82%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) SQL
2 9 (16.36%) PHP
3 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.64%) Java
5 2 (3.64%) Perl
6 1 (1.82%) VBA
6 1 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (27.27%) CCNP
3 13 (23.64%) CCNA
4 7 (12.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (7.27%) CISSP
5 4 (7.27%) CCIE
5 4 (7.27%) CCSP
6 3 (5.45%) MCITP
6 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.45%) MCSE
7 2 (3.64%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.36%) vSphere
3 4 (7.27%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Salt
2 9 (16.36%) Opsview
2 9 (16.36%) Graphite
2 9 (16.36%) Nagios
2 9 (16.36%) Cacti
2 9 (16.36%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (12.73%) NetBackup
4 5 (9.09%) SCCM
5 3 (5.45%) Puppet
5 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 36 (65.45%) Cisco
2 33 (60.00%) VMware
3 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
4 15 (27.27%) SolarWinds
5 14 (25.45%) Red Hat
5 14 (25.45%) CheckPoint
6 9 (16.36%) IBM
7 7 (12.73%) Veritas
8 6 (10.91%) F5
9 3 (5.45%) NetApp
10 2 (3.64%) Juniper
11 1 (1.82%) Aruba
11 1 (1.82%) Capita
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