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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 89 96 77
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 20 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.05% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.59% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 4
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£425 £300 £229
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £155.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-80.64% +416.66%
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
1571 1346 974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.34% 77.36% 72.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1012 867 501
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 28
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +20.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £110.00 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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
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 1 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Halifax - 10 £431 - 1
Leeds -13 5 £325 +8.33% 7
Load Balancing
Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 19 (51.35%) Linux
2 13 (35.14%) VMware
2 13 (35.14%) Cisco
3 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
3 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
4 11 (29.73%) Web Services
4 11 (29.73%) Apache
4 11 (29.73%) Python
4 11 (29.73%) DNS
4 11 (29.73%) Internet
4 11 (29.73%) Ruby
4 11 (29.73%) SolarWinds
4 11 (29.73%) DevOps
5 10 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
5 10 (27.03%) PHP
5 10 (27.03%) SQL
6 9 (24.32%) UNIX
6 9 (24.32%) Windows
6 9 (24.32%) SSL
6 9 (24.32%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (21.62%) NoSQL
7 8 (21.62%) Node.js
7 8 (21.62%) Use Case
7 8 (21.62%) C++
7 8 (21.62%) Firewall
8 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (18.92%) Puppet
9 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
9 6 (16.22%) Redis

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 11 (29.73%) Apache
2 8 (21.62%) Node.js
3 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.41%) nginx
4 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Route 53
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
2 11 (29.73%) DNS
2 11 (29.73%) Internet
3 9 (24.32%) SSL
4 8 (21.62%) Firewall
5 4 (10.81%) DHCP
5 4 (10.81%) SAN
6 3 (8.11%) VPN
6 3 (8.11%) LAN
6 3 (8.11%) WAN
6 3 (8.11%) EIGRP
6 3 (8.11%) BGP
6 3 (8.11%) OSPF
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.41%) HSRP
7 2 (5.41%) DMVPN
7 2 (5.41%) Network Security
7 2 (5.41%) VPLS
7 2 (5.41%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (5.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) NoSQL
3 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
3 6 (16.22%) Redis
3 6 (16.22%) MySQL
4 5 (13.51%) Couchbase
4 5 (13.51%) SimpleDB
5 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.70%) Informix
6 1 (2.70%) MS Access
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (2.70%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) NUnit
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Architect
2 10 (27.03%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) UNIX Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) LAMP
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 1 (2.70%) WCF
3 1 (2.70%) WPF
3 1 (2.70%) WebCenter
3 1 (2.70%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Clustering
1 6 (16.22%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (5.41%) IBM XIV
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.70%) Symmetrix
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) UNIX
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.70%) HPUX
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) DevOps
2 9 (24.32%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (21.62%) Use Case
4 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) SOA
6 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.81%) Network Design
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL
7 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (5.41%) High Availability
8 2 (5.41%) Release Management
8 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.41%) Kanban
8 2 (5.41%) BCP
8 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Python
1 11 (29.73%) Ruby
2 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
2 10 (27.03%) PHP
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) C++
4 4 (10.81%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) VBA
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (8.11%) CCNA
2 2 (5.41%) VCP5
2 2 (5.41%) VCAP
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.41%) CCSE
2 2 (5.41%) CCSA
2 2 (5.41%) CCDA
2 2 (5.41%) CCDP
2 2 (5.41%) CCNP
2 2 (5.41%) CISSP
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) MCSE
2 2 (5.41%) MCSA
3 1 (2.70%) CCSP
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) iptables
2 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Puppet
2 6 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (16.22%) Salt
3 2 (5.41%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.70%) Nagios
4 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.70%) Graphite
4 1 (2.70%) Opsview
4 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.70%) Cacti
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) VMware
1 13 (35.14%) Cisco
2 11 (29.73%) SolarWinds
3 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.41%) IBM
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) Veritas
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) EMC
6 1 (2.70%) Capita
6 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.70%) Percona
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