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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Balancing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 78 100 92
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 20 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.36% 0.53% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 0.64% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 9
Median daily rate £495 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £370 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.75 £42.25 £46.75
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -9.62%

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
1229 1567 1437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.78% 82.30% 84.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 809 1082 974
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 35
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.07 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £21.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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
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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +12 11 £500 +25.00% 3
Bradford - 5 £450 -
Pudsey - 1 - -
Load Balancing
Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 20 (54.05%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) Linux
2 16 (43.24%) Cisco
3 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (40.54%) F5
4 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (27.03%) Splunk
5 10 (27.03%) Docker
5 10 (27.03%) DevOps
5 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
5 10 (27.03%) Java
5 10 (27.03%) PHP
5 10 (27.03%) Apache
5 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (24.32%) Performance Testing
6 9 (24.32%) OpenLDAP
6 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
6 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
6 9 (24.32%) ITIL
6 9 (24.32%) SSL
6 9 (24.32%) LAPP Stack
6 9 (24.32%) Redis
7 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
7 8 (21.62%) Windows
7 8 (21.62%) DHCP
7 8 (21.62%) DNS
7 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared

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 10 (27.03%) Apache
2 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
3 7 (18.92%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) Firewall
2 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (24.32%) OpenLDAP
3 9 (24.32%) SSL
4 8 (21.62%) DHCP
4 8 (21.62%) DNS
5 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (18.92%) FTP
5 7 (18.92%) HTTP
5 7 (18.92%) HTTPS
5 7 (18.92%) SMTP
5 7 (18.92%) Telnet
6 6 (16.22%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (10.81%) FCoE
7 4 (10.81%) NetScaler
7 4 (10.81%) NX-OS
7 4 (10.81%) TACACS
8 3 (8.11%) BGP
8 3 (8.11%) EIGRP
8 3 (8.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (24.32%) Redis
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (13.51%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) JMeter
1 7 (18.92%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.11%) TeamCity
3 3 (8.11%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Architect
2 8 (21.62%) Technical Architect
3 7 (18.92%) Consultant
3 7 (18.92%) Network Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Network Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Implementation Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Designer
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (5.41%) IP Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Network Design Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Brocade Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (8.11%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) NHS
2 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) EMC Centera
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Windows
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (13.51%) Unix
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.11%) Android
7 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (27.03%) DevOps
2 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Performance Testing
3 7 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
3 7 (18.92%) Project Management
4 6 (16.22%) Network Design
4 6 (16.22%) Open Source
4 6 (16.22%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (13.51%) High Availability
5 5 (13.51%) Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Change Management
7 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.70%) Service Management
8 1 (2.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Java
1 10 (27.03%) PHP
2 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.11%) Python
4 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.11%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (13.51%) MCSE
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.81%) CCNP
5 3 (8.11%) CCNA
5 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) AWS Certification
6 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (5.41%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) GPG13
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Firmware
3 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (18.92%) Nagios
3 5 (13.51%) Puppet
4 3 (8.11%) SCOM
5 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.70%) OpenView
6 1 (2.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco
2 15 (40.54%) F5
3 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.03%) Splunk
4 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
5 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
6 6 (16.22%) VMware
7 4 (10.81%) Brocade
7 4 (10.81%) Juniper
8 3 (8.11%) Nokia
9 2 (5.41%) BT
9 2 (5.41%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
10 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.70%) CyberArk
10 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.70%) Infoblox
10 1 (2.70%) LogRhythm
10 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
10 1 (2.70%) RightScale
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