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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 84 113 88
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -25
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 23 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.49% 0.19% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.22% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 13
Median daily rate £473 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £335 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £415 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
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
1293 1827 1435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.74% 84.82% 79.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 1213 943
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 51 23
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.67 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £45.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +24 15 £493 +15.88% 2
Bradford +15 2 £420 -
Halifax - 1 £475 -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Load Balancing
Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 29 (55.77%) Firewall
2 24 (46.15%) Cisco
3 18 (34.62%) Linux
4 17 (32.69%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (32.69%) F5
5 16 (30.77%) VMware
6 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
7 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (25.00%) IIS
9 12 (23.08%) Windows
9 12 (23.08%) Docker
9 12 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (23.08%) Splunk
10 11 (21.15%) Windows Server
10 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
10 11 (21.15%) ITIL
10 11 (21.15%) DNS
10 11 (21.15%) SSL
10 11 (21.15%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (19.23%) DevOps
11 10 (19.23%) Puppet
11 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
12 9 (17.31%) SCOM
12 9 (17.31%) Red Hat
12 9 (17.31%) CheckPoint
12 9 (17.31%) Java
12 9 (17.31%) PHP

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 13 (25.00%) IIS
2 8 (15.38%) Apache
3 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (9.62%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) InfoPath
1 5 (9.62%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.69%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.85%) Office 365
4 1 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 29 (55.77%) Firewall
2 13 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (21.15%) DNS
4 11 (21.15%) SSL
5 8 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (15.38%) NetScaler
6 7 (13.46%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (13.46%) OpenLDAP
6 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
6 7 (13.46%) Wireless
7 6 (11.54%) BIG-IP
7 6 (11.54%) WAN
8 5 (9.62%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (9.62%) DHCP
8 5 (9.62%) Kerberos
8 5 (9.62%) LAN
9 4 (7.69%) HTTP
9 4 (7.69%) Network Security
9 4 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (13.46%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (13.46%) Redis
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
1 6 (11.54%) JMeter
1 6 (11.54%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (11.54%) TeamCity
2 4 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Network Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Architect
3 9 (17.31%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Consultant
4 6 (11.54%) Technical Architect
5 5 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) IP Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Network Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Data Centre Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Implementation Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Firewall Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) J2EE
3 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.62%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.92%) IVR
4 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.92%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Linux
2 12 (23.08%) Windows
3 11 (21.15%) Windows Server
4 7 (13.46%) Unix
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.69%) Android
7 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) ITIL
2 10 (19.23%) DevOps
3 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.46%) Performance Testing
5 6 (11.54%) Network Design
5 6 (11.54%) Open Source
5 6 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (9.62%) High Availability
6 5 (9.62%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (7.69%) Migration
7 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (5.77%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.77%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.85%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.85%) Server Building
9 2 (3.85%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 9 (17.31%) Java
2 9 (17.31%) PHP
3 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.38%) SQL
4 3 (5.77%) Python
5 2 (3.85%) Perl
5 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (15.38%) CCNP
3 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
4 6 (11.54%) CCNA
5 3 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) AWS Certification
6 2 (3.85%) CCDP
6 2 (3.85%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.85%) MCSE
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.92%) CCDA
7 1 (1.92%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) GPG13
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (23.08%) Docker
3 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 5 (9.62%) VMware Server
5 3 (5.77%) vSphere
6 2 (3.85%) Firmware
7 1 (1.92%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.92%) vCloud
7 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) Puppet
2 9 (17.31%) SCOM
3 7 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (11.54%) Nagios
5 5 (9.62%) SCCM
6 2 (3.85%) Ansible
6 2 (3.85%) Salt
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.92%) OpenView
7 1 (1.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Cisco
2 17 (32.69%) F5
3 16 (30.77%) VMware
4 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
5 12 (23.08%) Splunk
6 9 (17.31%) CheckPoint
6 9 (17.31%) Red Hat
7 6 (11.54%) Brocade
8 4 (7.69%) Avaya
9 3 (5.77%) Juniper
9 3 (5.77%) Palo Alto
9 3 (5.77%) SonicWALL
10 2 (3.85%) Citrix
10 2 (3.85%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (3.85%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.85%) Genesys
10 2 (3.85%) Nokia
10 2 (3.85%) RightScale
10 2 (3.85%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.85%) Verint