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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 109 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -8
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 25 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.86% 1.52% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.90% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 32
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -80.64%
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
2345 1999 1683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.58% 80.09% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1379 995
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 42 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Yorkshire -13 17 £295 +13.46%
West Yorkshire -3 8 £425 +30.76% 8
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (56.41%) F5
2 21 (53.85%) Cisco
3 16 (41.03%) CheckPoint
4 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (38.46%) Firewall
5 14 (35.90%) CCNP
5 14 (35.90%) Windows
6 12 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (28.21%) Clustering
8 10 (25.64%) VMware
8 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
9 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (23.08%) Linux
10 8 (20.51%) IIS
10 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
10 8 (20.51%) BGP
10 8 (20.51%) Network Security
10 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
11 7 (17.95%) EIGRP
11 7 (17.95%) CCNA
11 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
11 7 (17.95%) VPN
11 7 (17.95%) CCSE
12 6 (15.38%) CCSA
12 6 (15.38%) DNS
12 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
12 6 (15.38%) SQL
12 6 (15.38%) OSPF
12 6 (15.38%) Internet
12 6 (15.38%) DevOps

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (20.51%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) nginx
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.56%) Jetty
3 1 (2.56%) Lync
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Node.js
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) Firewall
2 12 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (20.51%) BGP
3 8 (20.51%) Network Security
4 7 (17.95%) EIGRP
4 7 (17.95%) VPN
5 6 (15.38%) DNS
5 6 (15.38%) Internet
5 6 (15.38%) OSPF
6 5 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (12.82%) HSRP
6 5 (12.82%) MPLS
6 5 (12.82%) SSL
6 5 (12.82%) WAN
7 4 (10.26%) FWSM
7 4 (10.26%) VRRP
8 3 (7.69%) LAN
9 2 (5.13%) DMZ
9 2 (5.13%) SAN
9 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.69%) Redis
3 2 (5.13%) Informix
3 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) JIRA
2 3 (7.69%) Subversion
3 2 (5.13%) Hudson
3 2 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.56%) JConsole
4 1 (2.56%) JMeter
4 1 (2.56%) JProfiler
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) VisualVM
4 1 (2.56%) YourKit
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) PowerShell Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Server Migration Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (5.13%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) Express
3 1 (2.56%) Java EE
3 1 (2.56%) JMS
3 1 (2.56%) LAMP
3 1 (2.56%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.56%) Sass
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Clustering
2 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
3 9 (23.08%) Linux
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.13%) Unix
8 1 (2.56%) CentOS
8 1 (2.56%) Debian
8 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) DevOps
1 6 (15.38%) High Availability
2 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.26%) Change Management
3 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
3 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.69%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.69%) Release Management
4 3 (7.69%) Security Patching
5 2 (5.13%) Build Automation
5 2 (5.13%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (5.13%) Open Source
5 2 (5.13%) Server Building
5 2 (5.13%) SIEM
6 1 (2.56%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.26%) Perl
3 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.13%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) Go
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (35.90%) CCNP
3 7 (17.95%) CCNA
3 7 (17.95%) CCSE
4 6 (15.38%) CCSA
4 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) CCIE
5 2 (5.13%) CCSP
5 2 (5.13%) CISSP
5 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.56%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.56%) MCITP
6 1 (2.56%) MCSE
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.13%) Docker
3 2 (5.13%) vCloud
4 1 (2.56%) Firmware
4 1 (2.56%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (2.56%) NFS
4 1 (2.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Cacti
1 4 (10.26%) Nagios
2 3 (7.69%) Graphite
2 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.69%) Opsview
2 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.13%) Puppet
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.56%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.56%) logstash
4 1 (2.56%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) F5
2 21 (53.85%) Cisco
3 16 (41.03%) CheckPoint
4 10 (25.64%) VMware
5 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
7 4 (10.26%) Blue Coat
8 3 (7.69%) HP
8 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.13%) Palo Alto
9 2 (5.13%) Veritas
10 1 (2.56%) Aruba
10 1 (2.56%) Citrix
10 1 (2.56%) Dell
10 1 (2.56%) Imperva
10 1 (2.56%) Infoblox
10 1 (2.56%) Juniper
10 1 (2.56%) SaltStack
10 1 (2.56%) Symantec
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago