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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 120 127 106
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 26 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.91% 0.82% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.00% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 8
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £285 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £393 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +9.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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
2313 2605 1867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.36% 81.74% 77.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1490 1817 1144
Median daily rate £420 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 80 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.66 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £37.04 £30.00
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 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 28 September 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 28 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
West Yorkshire +18 21 £410 +17.14% 3
South Yorkshire +2 3 £413 +44.73%
North Yorkshire - 2 £363 -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 42 (70.00%) Firewall
2 26 (43.33%) Cisco
3 24 (40.00%) Windows
4 22 (36.67%) VMware
5 20 (33.33%) Linux
6 19 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (30.00%) DNS
7 18 (30.00%) Internet
8 17 (28.33%) SSL
8 17 (28.33%) Windows Server
9 16 (26.67%) IIS
9 16 (26.67%) PowerShell
9 16 (26.67%) F5
10 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
10 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (20.00%) ITIL
11 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (18.33%) Puppet
12 11 (18.33%) High Availability
12 11 (18.33%) DevOps
12 11 (18.33%) Unix
12 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
13 10 (16.67%) LAN
13 10 (16.67%) CCNP
13 10 (16.67%) Finance
13 10 (16.67%) Data Centre
14 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (15.00%) HTTP
14 9 (15.00%) WAN

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 16 (26.67%) IIS
2 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
3 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) InfoPath
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.00%) IaaS
4 2 (3.33%) Office 365
5 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (70.00%) Firewall
2 18 (30.00%) DNS
2 18 (30.00%) Internet
3 17 (28.33%) SSL
4 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
5 10 (16.67%) LAN
6 9 (15.00%) BIG-IP
6 9 (15.00%) HTTP
6 9 (15.00%) WAN
7 7 (11.67%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (11.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (11.67%) Cisco Wireless
7 7 (11.67%) Wireless
8 6 (10.00%) DMZ
8 6 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (10.00%) VPN
9 5 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
9 5 (8.33%) Intranet
9 5 (8.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) MySQL
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) Informix
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Law
3 2 (3.33%) Games
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) French Language
4 1 (1.67%) German Language
4 1 (1.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Administrator
2 7 (11.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Architect
3 5 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Web Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Consultant
5 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.00%) IP Specialist
5 3 (5.00%) Switch Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) WebOps Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.67%) J2EE
3 1 (1.67%) LAMP
3 1 (1.67%) REST
3 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.33%) Clustering
4 2 (3.33%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.33%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.33%) IVR
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.67%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.67%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Windows
2 20 (33.33%) Linux
3 17 (28.33%) Windows Server
4 11 (18.33%) Unix
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.00%) Android
8 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) ITIL
2 11 (18.33%) DevOps
2 11 (18.33%) High Availability
3 8 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.33%) Network Design
5 5 (8.33%) Server Building
5 5 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (8.33%) Web Operations
6 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.33%) Change Control
8 2 (3.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 2 (3.33%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.33%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.00%) SQL
3 4 (6.67%) PHP
4 3 (5.00%) Java
4 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.67%) Python
6 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (16.67%) CCNP
3 6 (10.00%) CCNA
4 3 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.33%) CCDP
5 2 (3.33%) CCIE
5 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.67%) CCDA
6 1 (1.67%) CCDE
6 1 (1.67%) MCSE
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.67%) QA
1 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.00%) Docker
4 5 (8.33%) Firmware
4 5 (8.33%) vCloud
4 5 (8.33%) VMware Server
5 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.00%) vSphere
7 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.33%) VMFS
7 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) Puppet
2 8 (13.33%) SCOM
3 6 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (8.33%) SCCM
5 2 (3.33%) Ansible
5 2 (3.33%) Salt
5 2 (3.33%) vMotion
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Cisco
2 22 (36.67%) VMware
3 16 (26.67%) F5
4 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 6 (10.00%) Palo Alto
7 5 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 5 (8.33%) Splunk
8 4 (6.67%) Avaya
9 3 (5.00%) Brocade
9 3 (5.00%) Genesys
9 3 (5.00%) Riverbed
9 3 (5.00%) SonicWALL
10 2 (3.33%) Citrix
10 2 (3.33%) Verint
11 1 (1.67%) EMC
11 1 (1.67%) Ericsson
11 1 (1.67%) HP
11 1 (1.67%) Nortel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 400-500pd
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Leeds, Yorkshire
ECS
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago