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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 101 77 126
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +49
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 18 43 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.74% 1.97% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 2.61% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 4
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£350 £313 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £98.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-61.73% +206.25%
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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
1830 1649 2018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 75.50% 75.50% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1130 922 1063
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 66 56
Average hourly rate £15.39 £31.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.37% +72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014. 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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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 -9 13 £375 +17.18% 12
North Yorkshire - 3 £340 - 3
South Yorkshire -1 1 £325 +1.96% 2
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Oracle
2 11 (34.38%) DNS
2 11 (34.38%) DHCP
3 10 (31.25%) Cisco
3 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (31.25%) OLTP
3 10 (31.25%) Data Modelling
3 10 (31.25%) E-Commerce
3 10 (31.25%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (31.25%) Oracle OWB
3 10 (31.25%) Oracle BI EE
3 10 (31.25%) Oracle ODI
3 10 (31.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (28.13%) Data Integration
4 9 (28.13%) Firewall
4 9 (28.13%) HP
4 9 (28.13%) OSPF
4 9 (28.13%) BGP
4 9 (28.13%) ETL
5 8 (25.00%) CCNP
5 8 (25.00%) C
5 8 (25.00%) NetScreen
5 8 (25.00%) Citrix
5 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (25.00%) Thin Client
5 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (25.00%) DMVPN
5 8 (25.00%) F5

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (15.63%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Route 53
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) DNS
1 11 (34.38%) DHCP
2 9 (28.13%) Firewall
2 9 (28.13%) OSPF
2 9 (28.13%) BGP
3 8 (25.00%) NetScreen
3 8 (25.00%) DMVPN
3 8 (25.00%) Network Security
3 8 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.38%) SSL
6 2 (6.25%) NAS
6 2 (6.25%) WAN
6 2 (6.25%) LAN
6 2 (6.25%) SAN
7 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) OLTP
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle Reports
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle OWB
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle BI EE
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle ODI
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.13%) SimpleDB
4 1 (3.13%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Redis
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Network Specialist
1 9 (28.13%) OBIEE Developer
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 8 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) OBIEE Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) POSIX
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (28.13%) Data Integration
2 8 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 8 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.38%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.13%) Replication
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) UNIX
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) Data Modelling
1 10 (31.25%) E-Commerce
2 9 (28.13%) ETL
3 5 (15.63%) DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) TDD
4 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.25%) Network Design
4 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.13%) Security Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Release Management
5 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.13%) Kanban
5 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) C
2 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
2 7 (21.88%) Python
3 6 (18.75%) Ruby
4 2 (6.25%) C++
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) CCNP
1 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (25.00%) CCSE
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
1 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.25%) Salt
3 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco
3 9 (28.13%) HP
4 8 (25.00%) Citrix
4 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (25.00%) F5
4 8 (25.00%) Infoblox
4 8 (25.00%) Imperva
4 8 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 8 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (9.38%) NetApp
6 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
6 2 (6.25%) EMC
7 1 (3.13%) Brocade
7 1 (3.13%) Splunk
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