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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 103 74 126
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +52
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 14 43 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.58% 1.99% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 2.65% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 1
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£358 £306 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.73% -23.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -34.37%
Load Balancing
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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
1792 1625 2016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.79% 75.16% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 932 1031
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 £228 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 63 58
Average hourly rate £16.67 £24.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.54% +35.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 -22 10 £388 +24.00% 6
North Yorkshire - 3 £340 - 5
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) Oracle
3 10 (34.48%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (34.48%) Data Modelling
3 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (34.48%) OLTP
3 10 (34.48%) Oracle OWB
3 10 (34.48%) Oracle BI EE
3 10 (34.48%) Oracle ODI
3 10 (34.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 9 (31.03%) Data Integration
4 9 (31.03%) DNS
4 9 (31.03%) ETL
4 9 (31.03%) DHCP
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco
5 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
6 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
6 7 (24.14%) HP
6 7 (24.14%) Python
6 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
6 7 (24.14%) OSPF
6 7 (24.14%) BGP
6 7 (24.14%) Firewall
7 6 (20.69%) VMware
7 6 (20.69%) NetScreen
7 6 (20.69%) Citrix
7 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (20.69%) Thin Client

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (17.24%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Route 53
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
2 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) DNS
1 9 (31.03%) DHCP
2 7 (24.14%) OSPF
2 7 (24.14%) BGP
2 7 (24.14%) Firewall
3 6 (20.69%) NetScreen
3 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.69%) DMVPN
3 6 (20.69%) Network Security
3 6 (20.69%) BIG-IP
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (20.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (20.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (10.34%) SSL
5 2 (6.90%) NAS
5 2 (6.90%) LAN
5 2 (6.90%) WAN
5 2 (6.90%) SAN
6 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle Reports
1 10 (34.48%) OLTP
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle OWB
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle BI EE
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle ODI
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) SimpleDB
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.45%) Redis
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) OBIEE Developer
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Security Specialist
2 6 (20.69%) Network Security Specialist
2 6 (20.69%) Network Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) OBIEE Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) POSIX
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Data Integration
2 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.69%) Thin Client
3 6 (20.69%) Fat Client
4 3 (10.34%) Clustering
4 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (3.45%) Replication
6 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Data Modelling
1 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (31.03%) ETL
3 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.24%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Network Design
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) Release Management
6 1 (3.45%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.45%) Kanban
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
1 7 (24.14%) Python
2 6 (20.69%) C
2 6 (20.69%) Ruby
3 2 (6.90%) C++
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
3 2 (6.90%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (20.69%) CCNP
1 6 (20.69%) CCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.90%) Salt
3 1 (3.45%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.45%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco
3 7 (24.14%) HP
4 6 (20.69%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) Citrix
4 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
4 6 (20.69%) F5
4 6 (20.69%) Infoblox
4 6 (20.69%) Imperva
4 6 (20.69%) Blue Coat
5 3 (10.34%) NetApp
6 2 (6.90%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) Brocade
7 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.45%) Splunk