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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 88 98 71
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 29 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.48% 0.28% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 0.36% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 23
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £400 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £290
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £22.75
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
1651 1394 946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.02% 78.67% 73.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 976 518
Average daily rate £370 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 28
Average hourly rate £23.75 £16.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.13 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £149.00 £110.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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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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 -5 12 £395 -1.25% 7
Halifax - 8 £425 - 1
Load Balancing
Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 24 (58.54%) Cisco
1 24 (58.54%) VMware
2 19 (46.34%) Firewall
3 17 (41.46%) Windows
3 17 (41.46%) SolarWinds
4 15 (36.59%) Linux
5 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
6 11 (26.83%) Red Hat
7 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (24.39%) SAN
7 10 (24.39%) SQL
8 9 (21.95%) UNIX
8 9 (21.95%) IBM
8 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (21.95%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (21.95%) Salt
9 8 (19.51%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (19.51%) Use Case
9 8 (19.51%) NAS
9 8 (19.51%) vSphere
9 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (19.51%) PHP
9 8 (19.51%) Apache
9 8 (19.51%) Tomcat
10 7 (17.07%) DMZ
10 7 (17.07%) Internet
10 7 (17.07%) Nagios
10 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (17.07%) Node.js

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (19.51%) Apache
1 8 (19.51%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.07%) Node.js
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (46.34%) Firewall
2 10 (24.39%) SAN
3 8 (19.51%) NAS
4 7 (17.07%) DMZ
4 7 (17.07%) Internet
5 5 (12.20%) Network Security
5 5 (12.20%) OSPF
5 5 (12.20%) BGP
5 5 (12.20%) EIGRP
5 5 (12.20%) VPN
5 5 (12.20%) WAN
6 4 (9.76%) MPLS
6 4 (9.76%) VRRP
6 4 (9.76%) HSRP
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (7.32%) DNS
8 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.88%) LAN
8 2 (4.88%) FWSM
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
2 6 (14.63%) RDBMS
2 6 (14.63%) Informix
2 6 (14.63%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) SimpleDB
3 3 (7.32%) Couchbase
3 3 (7.32%) Redis
3 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
1 6 (14.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.44%) NUnit
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Architect
2 11 (26.83%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Network Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) UNIX Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) SAS Architect
10 1 (2.44%) Support Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) Network Support Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) Technical Consultant
10 1 (2.44%) Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (2.44%) WebCenter
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (2.44%) WCF
2 1 (2.44%) WPF
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) ADO.NET
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Storage
1 7 (17.07%) IBM XIV
2 5 (12.20%) Clustering
3 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.44%) Symmetrix
5 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Linux
3 9 (21.95%) UNIX
3 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (21.95%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (19.51%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (19.51%) Use Case
3 6 (14.63%) DevOps
3 6 (14.63%) Build Automation
3 6 (14.63%) SOA
3 6 (14.63%) Change Management
4 5 (12.20%) Project Management
5 4 (9.76%) Server Building
6 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL
7 2 (4.88%) Information Security
7 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.88%) High Availability
7 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.44%) People Management
8 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) PHP
3 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.32%) Ruby
4 3 (7.32%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.88%) VBA
5 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.63%) CCNP
2 6 (14.63%) CCNA
3 5 (12.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.32%) MCSE
4 3 (7.32%) CISSP
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.32%) CCSP
5 2 (4.88%) CCIE
5 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 2 (4.88%) MCITP
6 1 (2.44%) VCP5
6 1 (2.44%) VCAP
6 1 (2.44%) CCSA
6 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) CCSE
6 1 (2.44%) MCSA
6 1 (2.44%) CCDA
6 1 (2.44%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (19.51%) vSphere
3 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.88%) NFS
5 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Salt
2 7 (17.07%) Nagios
2 7 (17.07%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (17.07%) Cacti
2 7 (17.07%) Opsview
2 7 (17.07%) Graphite
3 6 (14.63%) NetBackup
4 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.32%) Puppet
4 3 (7.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) Cisco
1 24 (58.54%) VMware
2 17 (41.46%) SolarWinds
3 11 (26.83%) Red Hat
4 9 (21.95%) IBM
5 6 (14.63%) Veritas
6 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.32%) F5
8 2 (4.88%) NetApp
9 1 (2.44%) Capita
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) HP
9 1 (2.44%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Fruition IT
Posted: 10 days ago