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 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 107 100 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -32
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 8 5 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.39% 0.28% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.34% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 27
Average daily rate £425 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £317 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £335 £338
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1669 1475 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.10% 83.52% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 1028 739
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £11.13 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £36.00 £152.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 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
Leeds -9 5 £400 +23.07% 5
Halifax - 1 £500 -
Load Balancing
Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) IIS
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 6 (37.50%) Clustering
4 6 (37.50%) Internet
5 5 (31.25%) VPN
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) F5
5 5 (31.25%) High Availability
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
6 4 (25.00%) FWSM
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (25.00%) HSRP
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) SSL
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (25.00%) Change Management
6 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) EIGRP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) Internet
3 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) BGP
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (25.00%) FWSM
4 4 (25.00%) HSRP
4 4 (25.00%) MPLS
4 4 (25.00%) OSPF
4 4 (25.00%) SSL
4 4 (25.00%) VRRP
5 2 (12.50%) DMZ
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) SAN
5 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.25%) Extranet
6 1 (6.25%) HTTP
6 1 (6.25%) LAN
6 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Informix
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 2 (12.50%) Redis
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Hudson
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Migration Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Server Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Lync Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
1 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Clustering
2 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) High Availability
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Build Automation
4 2 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (12.50%) Server Building
4 2 (12.50%) SIEM
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
3 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNP
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCIE
2 2 (12.50%) CCSP
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) vCloud
4 1 (6.25%) Docker
4 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Cacti
1 3 (18.75%) Graphite
1 3 (18.75%) Nagios
1 3 (18.75%) Opsview
1 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 5 (31.25%) F5
5 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
6 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 2 (12.50%) Veritas
7 1 (6.25%) Aruba
7 1 (6.25%) Symantec