The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 110 104 81
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 31 15 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.08% 0.66% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.88% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 30
Average daily rate
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£375 £380 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +44.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £314 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £401 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £375 £318
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +18.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £22.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2330 1698 1489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.47% 74.87% 73.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1633 1101 817
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £457 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 49 58
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% -59.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Load Balancing across the Yorkshire region.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing across the Yorkshire region.

Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 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
West Yorkshire 0 28 £375 +15.38% 12
North Yorkshire -7 3 £418 +4.36% 2
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Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 51 (68.92%) Cisco
2 45 (60.81%) Firewall
3 37 (50.00%) VMware
4 32 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (41.89%) CCNP
6 29 (39.19%) CheckPoint
7 26 (35.14%) Linux
8 21 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (28.38%) F5
9 20 (27.03%) SolarWinds
9 20 (27.03%) Windows
9 20 (27.03%) DNS
10 19 (25.68%) Network Security
11 18 (24.32%) BGP
11 18 (24.32%) CCNA
12 16 (21.62%) DMZ
12 16 (21.62%) WAN
13 15 (20.27%) Internet
14 13 (17.57%) Red Hat
14 13 (17.57%) HP
14 13 (17.57%) UNIX
15 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
15 12 (16.22%) OSPF
16 11 (14.86%) SQL
16 11 (14.86%) EIGRP
17 10 (13.51%) SAN
17 10 (13.51%) IBM
17 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
17 10 (13.51%) Salt

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 9 (12.16%) Apache
2 8 (10.81%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.81%) Node.js
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) SAS
3 1 (1.35%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.35%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (60.81%) Firewall
2 20 (27.03%) DNS
3 19 (25.68%) Network Security
4 18 (24.32%) BGP
5 16 (21.62%) DMZ
5 16 (21.62%) WAN
6 15 (20.27%) Internet
7 12 (16.22%) OSPF
8 11 (14.86%) EIGRP
9 10 (13.51%) SAN
10 9 (12.16%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (12.16%) NAS
11 8 (10.81%) BIG-IP
12 7 (9.46%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (9.46%) NetScreen
12 7 (9.46%) DMVPN
12 7 (9.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (9.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 7 (9.46%) DHCP
13 4 (5.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.81%) MySQL
4 7 (9.46%) Informix
4 7 (9.46%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.05%) SimpleDB
5 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.05%) Redis
5 3 (4.05%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.35%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.46%) JIRA
3 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.35%) Finance
1 1 (1.35%) Games
1 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Network Engineer
2 17 (22.97%) Architect
3 13 (17.57%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (12.16%) UNIX Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Network Specialist
7 7 (9.46%) Network Security Specialist
7 7 (9.46%) Security Specialist
8 6 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior UNIX Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Manager
11 3 (4.05%) Project Manager
11 3 (4.05%) Analyst
11 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) Web Services
2 3 (4.05%) Middleware
3 2 (2.70%) .NET
3 2 (2.70%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.35%) HTML
4 1 (1.35%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.35%) JSON
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.35%) REST
4 1 (1.35%) XML
4 1 (1.35%) XSD
4 1 (1.35%) JMS
4 1 (1.35%) WSDL
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.81%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (10.81%) IBM XIV
3 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.46%) Fat Client
3 7 (9.46%) Thin Client
4 6 (8.11%) Clustering
5 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.35%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.14%) Linux
2 20 (27.03%) Windows
3 13 (17.57%) UNIX
4 9 (12.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (12.16%) Change Management
3 8 (10.81%) Use Case
3 8 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (10.81%) DevOps
4 7 (9.46%) Build Automation
4 7 (9.46%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
4 7 (9.46%) SOA
5 5 (6.76%) Project Management
5 5 (6.76%) Server Building
6 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.41%) ITIL
7 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.05%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (2.70%) High Availability
8 2 (2.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.86%) SQL
2 9 (12.16%) PHP
3 7 (9.46%) C
4 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.41%) Python
5 4 (5.41%) Ruby
6 2 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (1.35%) VBA
7 1 (1.35%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) Java
7 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (41.89%) CCNP
3 18 (24.32%) CCNA
4 7 (9.46%) CCSE
5 6 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.05%) MCITP
6 3 (4.05%) CISSP
6 3 (4.05%) MCSE
6 3 (4.05%) CCIE
6 3 (4.05%) CCSP
6 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.16%) vSphere
3 4 (5.41%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.70%) NFS
5 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.35%) Xen
5 1 (1.35%) Varnish
5 1 (1.35%) Corosync
5 1 (1.35%) KVM
5 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) Salt
2 8 (10.81%) Opsview
2 8 (10.81%) Graphite
2 8 (10.81%) Nagios
2 8 (10.81%) Cacti
2 8 (10.81%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (9.46%) NetBackup
4 5 (6.76%) SCCM
5 4 (5.41%) Puppet
5 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (68.92%) Cisco
2 37 (50.00%) VMware
3 29 (39.19%) CheckPoint
4 21 (28.38%) F5
5 20 (27.03%) SolarWinds
6 13 (17.57%) Red Hat
6 13 (17.57%) HP
7 10 (13.51%) IBM
8 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
9 7 (9.46%) Citrix
9 7 (9.46%) Veritas
9 7 (9.46%) Infoblox
9 7 (9.46%) Imperva
9 7 (9.46%) Blue Coat
10 3 (4.05%) NetApp
11 1 (1.35%) Capita
11 1 (1.35%) Software AG
11 1 (1.35%) EMC
11 1 (1.35%) Intel
11 1 (1.35%) Oracle