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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 98 110 90
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 22 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.19% 0.79% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.95% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 3
Median daily rate £410 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £343 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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
1564 1890 1308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.40% 83.15% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 1307 802
Median daily rate £420 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.66 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Bradford +20 9 £380 -
Leeds +3 7 £450 +20.00% 3
Halifax - 3 £475 -
Load Balancing
Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 39 (75.00%) Firewall
2 24 (46.15%) Cisco
3 22 (42.31%) Windows
4 18 (34.62%) Linux
4 18 (34.62%) DNS
4 18 (34.62%) VMware
5 17 (32.69%) SSL
5 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (30.77%) IIS
6 16 (30.77%) Internet
7 15 (28.85%) F5
7 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
8 14 (26.92%) PowerShell
9 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
9 11 (21.15%) Unix
9 11 (21.15%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (21.15%) High Availability
10 10 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
10 10 (19.23%) ITIL
11 9 (17.31%) SQL
11 9 (17.31%) HTTP
11 9 (17.31%) CCNP
11 9 (17.31%) Finance
11 9 (17.31%) BIG-IP
11 9 (17.31%) Puppet
11 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (17.31%) DevOps
12 8 (15.38%) Capacity Planning

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 16 (30.77%) IIS
2 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.62%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (9.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) InfoPath
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.77%) IaaS
4 2 (3.85%) Office 365
5 1 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (75.00%) Firewall
2 18 (34.62%) DNS
3 17 (32.69%) SSL
4 16 (30.77%) Internet
5 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
6 9 (17.31%) BIG-IP
6 9 (17.31%) HTTP
7 8 (15.38%) LAN
7 8 (15.38%) WAN
8 7 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (13.46%) Cisco Wireless
8 7 (13.46%) Wireless
9 6 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (11.54%) DMZ
9 6 (11.54%) VPN
10 5 (9.62%) Extranet
10 5 (9.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (9.62%) Intranet
10 5 (9.62%) Kerberos
10 5 (9.62%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) Informix
5 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
1 5 (9.62%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (9.62%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.77%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Law
3 2 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) French Language
4 1 (1.92%) German Language
4 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) Architect
3 5 (9.62%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Web Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.77%) IP Specialist
5 3 (5.77%) WebOps Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Design Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) J2EE
2 1 (1.92%) LAMP
2 1 (1.92%) REST
2 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.54%) Algorithms
2 6 (11.54%) Cryptography
2 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.85%) Clustering
4 2 (3.85%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.92%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.92%) IVR
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.92%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Windows
2 18 (34.62%) Linux
3 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
4 11 (21.15%) Unix
5 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.77%) Android
8 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) High Availability
2 10 (19.23%) ITIL
3 9 (17.31%) DevOps
4 8 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.62%) Network Design
6 5 (9.62%) Server Building
6 5 (9.62%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (9.62%) Web Operations
7 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.85%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.85%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.85%) Project Management
9 2 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) PowerShell
2 9 (17.31%) SQL
3 4 (7.69%) PHP
4 3 (5.77%) Java
4 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (17.31%) CCNP
3 4 (7.69%) CCNA
4 3 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.85%) CCDP
5 2 (3.85%) CCIE
5 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.92%) CCDA
6 1 (1.92%) CCDE
6 1 (1.92%) MCSE
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.92%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.92%) QA
1 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.54%) Docker
4 5 (9.62%) Firmware
4 5 (9.62%) vCloud
4 5 (9.62%) VMware Server
5 3 (5.77%) vSphere
6 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Puppet
2 8 (15.38%) SCOM
3 6 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (9.62%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (9.62%) SCCM
5 2 (3.85%) Ansible
5 2 (3.85%) Salt
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Cisco
2 18 (34.62%) VMware
3 15 (28.85%) F5
4 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 6 (11.54%) Palo Alto
7 5 (9.62%) Fortinet
7 5 (9.62%) Splunk
8 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.77%) Avaya
9 3 (5.77%) Brocade
9 3 (5.77%) Genesys
9 3 (5.77%) Riverbed
9 3 (5.77%) SonicWALL
10 2 (3.85%) Citrix
10 2 (3.85%) Verint
11 1 (1.92%) EMC
11 1 (1.92%) HP
11 1 (1.92%) IBM
11 1 (1.92%) Veritas
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