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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 84 89 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 31 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.44% 0.47% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.59% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 18
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£375 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £346 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £24.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+62.88% +56.45%
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
1770 1366 1168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.36% 79.98% 75.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 892 624
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 40
Average hourly rate £32.00 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 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 -7 23 £375 +17.64% 6
Bradford -8 3 - - 1
Halifax - 2 - -
Load Balancing
Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (66.67%) Cisco
2 30 (55.56%) VMware
3 29 (53.70%) Firewall
4 21 (38.89%) Windows
5 18 (33.33%) SolarWinds
6 17 (31.48%) DMZ
7 15 (27.78%) Internet
7 15 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (27.78%) Linux
8 14 (25.93%) CCNP
8 14 (25.93%) Red Hat
8 14 (25.93%) CheckPoint
8 14 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (24.07%) Network Security
9 13 (24.07%) SQL
10 12 (22.22%) CCNA
11 11 (20.37%) WAN
11 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (20.37%) DevOps
11 11 (20.37%) Salt
12 10 (18.52%) Change Management
12 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
12 10 (18.52%) IBM
12 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
12 10 (18.52%) PHP
12 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
12 10 (18.52%) SAN
13 9 (16.67%) UNIX
13 9 (16.67%) NAS

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (14.81%) Apache
1 8 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.96%) Node.js
3 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (53.70%) Firewall
2 17 (31.48%) DMZ
3 15 (27.78%) Internet
4 13 (24.07%) Network Security
5 11 (20.37%) WAN
6 10 (18.52%) SAN
7 9 (16.67%) NAS
8 5 (9.26%) OSPF
8 5 (9.26%) BGP
8 5 (9.26%) EIGRP
9 4 (7.41%) VRRP
9 4 (7.41%) VPN
9 4 (7.41%) MPLS
9 4 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (7.41%) HSRP
10 3 (5.56%) FWSM
10 3 (5.56%) DNS
11 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.85%) FCoE
12 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) Informix
2 7 (12.96%) RDBMS
2 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.96%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) SimpleDB
3 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.70%) Redis
3 2 (3.70%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.96%) JIRA
3 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
1 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Architect
2 14 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 6 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
7 6 (11.11%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 6 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
11 1 (1.85%) Analyst
11 1 (1.85%) Support Analyst
11 1 (1.85%) Network Support Analyst
11 1 (1.85%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Storage
1 8 (14.81%) IBM XIV
2 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.26%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.85%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.85%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 15 (27.78%) Linux
3 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (16.67%) UNIX
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (20.37%) DevOps
2 10 (18.52%) Change Management
3 8 (14.81%) Use Case
3 8 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (12.96%) Build Automation
4 7 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (9.26%) Project Management
5 5 (9.26%) SOA
6 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.41%) Server Building
7 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.56%) Migration
8 2 (3.70%) Information Security
8 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.70%) High Availability
8 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) PHP
3 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.70%) Ruby
5 2 (3.70%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) Perl
6 1 (1.85%) VBA
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (25.93%) CCNP
3 12 (22.22%) CCNA
4 6 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.56%) MCITP
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.56%) CISSP
5 3 (5.56%) MCSE
5 3 (5.56%) CCIE
5 3 (5.56%) CCSP
6 2 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.67%) vSphere
3 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) Salt
2 8 (14.81%) Opsview
2 8 (14.81%) Graphite
2 8 (14.81%) Nagios
2 8 (14.81%) Cacti
2 8 (14.81%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (12.96%) NetBackup
4 5 (9.26%) SCCM
5 4 (7.41%) Puppet
5 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 36 (66.67%) Cisco
2 30 (55.56%) VMware
3 18 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 14 (25.93%) Red Hat
4 14 (25.93%) CheckPoint
5 10 (18.52%) IBM
5 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 7 (12.96%) Veritas
7 6 (11.11%) F5
8 3 (5.56%) NetApp
9 2 (3.70%) Juniper
10 1 (1.85%) HP
10 1 (1.85%) EMC
10 1 (1.85%) Capita
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