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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 101 132 95
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -37
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 26 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.08% 0.58% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.70% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 26
Median daily rate £473 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £420 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +16.12%
Load Balancing
England

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
1953 2582 2111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.31% 83.78% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1290 1721 1386
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 96 54
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £16.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -5.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
West Yorkshire +41 24 £475 +26.66% 2
South Yorkshire -22 4 £273 -5.21% 2
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 31 (51.67%) Firewall
2 29 (48.33%) Cisco
3 20 (33.33%) F5
4 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
4 19 (31.67%) VMware
5 17 (28.33%) Linux
6 16 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (25.00%) Windows
8 14 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (23.33%) Windows Server
9 13 (21.67%) ITIL
9 13 (21.67%) IIS
9 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 12 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 12 (20.00%) Splunk
10 12 (20.00%) Docker
11 11 (18.33%) Data Centre
11 11 (18.33%) TCP/IP
11 11 (18.33%) CheckPoint
11 11 (18.33%) DNS
11 11 (18.33%) SSL
12 10 (16.67%) NetScaler
12 10 (16.67%) SCOM
12 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (15.00%) DevOps
13 9 (15.00%) Cisco IOS

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in 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 13 (21.67%) IIS
2 8 (13.33%) Apache
3 7 (11.67%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Office
2 5 (8.33%) InfoPath
3 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.33%) Office 365
4 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (51.67%) Firewall
2 15 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (18.33%) DNS
4 11 (18.33%) SSL
4 11 (18.33%) TCP/IP
5 10 (16.67%) NetScaler
6 9 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (11.67%) BIG-IP
7 7 (11.67%) Cisco Wireless
7 7 (11.67%) LAN
7 7 (11.67%) OpenLDAP
7 7 (11.67%) WAN
7 7 (11.67%) Wireless
8 5 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (8.33%) DHCP
8 5 (8.33%) Internet
8 5 (8.33%) Kerberos
8 5 (8.33%) VPN
9 4 (6.67%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (11.67%) Redis
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (10.00%) JMeter
1 6 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Architect
2 10 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Consultant
3 6 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 5 (8.33%) IP Specialist
5 4 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Network Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Switch Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.33%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Voice Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (1.67%) J2EE
4 1 (1.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (8.33%) NHS
4 2 (3.33%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (3.33%) IVR
4 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Linux
2 15 (25.00%) Windows
3 14 (23.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (13.33%) Unix
4 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.67%) Android
7 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) DevOps
3 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.67%) Migration
4 7 (11.67%) Network Design
4 7 (11.67%) Performance Testing
5 6 (10.00%) High Availability
5 6 (10.00%) Open Source
5 6 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 6 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (5.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 2 (3.33%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.33%) Server Building
9 2 (3.33%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.00%) Java
2 9 (15.00%) PHP
3 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.33%) SQL
4 3 (5.00%) Python
5 2 (3.33%) Perl
5 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (15.00%) CCNP
3 8 (13.33%) CCNA
3 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) AWS Certification
5 2 (3.33%) CCDP
5 2 (3.33%) JNCIA
5 2 (3.33%) MCSE
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.67%) CCDA
6 1 (1.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.67%) GPG13
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (20.00%) Docker
3 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (8.33%) VMware Server
5 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 4 (6.67%) vSphere
6 3 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.33%) Firmware
7 2 (3.33%) ProxySG
7 2 (3.33%) VMFS
8 1 (1.67%) vCloud
8 1 (1.67%) XenApp
8 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) SCOM
2 9 (15.00%) Puppet
3 7 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (10.00%) Nagios
4 6 (10.00%) SCCM
5 2 (3.33%) Ansible
5 2 (3.33%) Salt
5 2 (3.33%) vMotion
6 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.67%) DameWare
6 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.67%) OpenView
6 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (48.33%) Cisco
2 20 (33.33%) F5
3 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (31.67%) VMware
4 12 (20.00%) Splunk
5 11 (18.33%) CheckPoint
6 9 (15.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (11.67%) Brocade
8 5 (8.33%) Avaya
9 4 (6.67%) Juniper
10 3 (5.00%) Citrix
10 3 (5.00%) Palo Alto
10 3 (5.00%) SonicWALL
11 2 (3.33%) Blue Coat
11 2 (3.33%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (3.33%) Fortinet
11 2 (3.33%) Mitel
11 2 (3.33%) RightScale
11 2 (3.33%) Riverbed
11 2 (3.33%) Verint
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