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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 103 98 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 38 17 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.27% 0.73% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 0.96% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £401 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £361 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +15.55%
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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
2377 1767 1553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.47% 76.07% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1681 1101 847
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 48 64
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.99% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.23 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 -5 29 £375 +15.38% 13
South Yorkshire -5 5 £285 -12.30% 1
North Yorkshire -9 3 £418 +4.36% 2
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England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 49 (64.47%) Cisco
2 41 (53.95%) Firewall
3 36 (47.37%) VMware
4 29 (38.16%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (38.16%) CheckPoint
5 28 (36.84%) CCNP
6 25 (32.89%) Linux
7 22 (28.95%) Windows
8 21 (27.63%) F5
9 20 (26.32%) SolarWinds
9 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (23.68%) Network Security
10 18 (23.68%) DMZ
11 16 (21.05%) Internet
11 16 (21.05%) Red Hat
11 16 (21.05%) CCNA
11 16 (21.05%) WAN
12 14 (18.42%) DNS
13 13 (17.11%) SQL
14 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
14 12 (15.79%) UNIX
14 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (15.79%) BGP
14 12 (15.79%) DevOps
14 12 (15.79%) Salt
15 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
15 11 (14.47%) Change Management
15 11 (14.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
16 10 (13.16%) PHP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 9 (11.84%) Apache
2 8 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.21%) Node.js
4 1 (1.32%) IIS
4 1 (1.32%) SAS
4 1 (1.32%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.32%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (53.95%) Firewall
2 18 (23.68%) Network Security
2 18 (23.68%) DMZ
3 16 (21.05%) Internet
3 16 (21.05%) WAN
4 14 (18.42%) DNS
5 12 (15.79%) BGP
6 10 (13.16%) SAN
7 9 (11.84%) OSPF
7 9 (11.84%) NAS
8 8 (10.53%) EIGRP
9 6 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (6.58%) BIG-IP
11 4 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (5.26%) DMVPN
11 4 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (5.26%) HSRP
11 4 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (5.26%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.53%) MySQL
4 7 (9.21%) Informix
4 7 (9.21%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.63%) SimpleDB
5 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.63%) Redis
5 2 (2.63%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.32%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.21%) JIRA
3 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.32%) Subversion
4 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Games
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
2 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 17 (22.37%) Architect
3 14 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (17.11%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (11.84%) UNIX Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.89%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior UNIX Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Security Specialist
9 4 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Network Security Specialist
9 4 (5.26%) Network Specialist
10 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.95%) Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) .NET
2 3 (3.95%) Web Services
2 3 (3.95%) Middleware
3 2 (2.63%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.32%) HTML
4 1 (1.32%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.32%) JSON
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.32%) REST
4 1 (1.32%) XML
4 1 (1.32%) XSD
4 1 (1.32%) JMS
4 1 (1.32%) WSDL
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Enterprise Storage
1 8 (10.53%) IBM XIV
2 7 (9.21%) Clustering
3 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.26%) Fat Client
5 4 (5.26%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.32%) Social Media
6 1 (1.32%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.32%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.89%) Linux
2 22 (28.95%) Windows
3 12 (15.79%) UNIX
4 11 (14.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (15.79%) DevOps
2 11 (14.47%) Change Management
3 8 (10.53%) Use Case
3 8 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (9.21%) Build Automation
4 7 (9.21%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (9.21%) SOA
5 6 (7.89%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.58%) Project Management
7 4 (5.26%) ITIL
7 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.26%) Server Building
8 3 (3.95%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.95%) Migration
9 2 (2.63%) Information Security
9 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.11%) SQL
2 10 (13.16%) PHP
3 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.26%) C
4 4 (5.26%) Java
5 3 (3.95%) Python
5 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.95%) Ruby
6 2 (2.63%) Perl
7 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (38.16%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (36.84%) CCNP
3 16 (21.05%) CCNA
4 6 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (5.26%) CCSE
6 3 (3.95%) MCITP
6 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.95%) CISSP
6 3 (3.95%) MCSE
6 3 (3.95%) CCIE
6 3 (3.95%) CCSP
7 2 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.84%) vSphere
3 4 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.63%) NFS
5 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.32%) Xen
5 1 (1.32%) Varnish
5 1 (1.32%) Corosync
5 1 (1.32%) KVM
5 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (15.79%) Salt
2 8 (10.53%) Opsview
2 8 (10.53%) Graphite
2 8 (10.53%) Nagios
2 8 (10.53%) Cacti
2 8 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (9.21%) NetBackup
4 6 (7.89%) Puppet
4 6 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (6.58%) SCCM
6 3 (3.95%) Ansible
Vendors
1 49 (64.47%) Cisco
2 36 (47.37%) VMware
3 29 (38.16%) CheckPoint
4 21 (27.63%) F5
5 20 (26.32%) SolarWinds
6 16 (21.05%) Red Hat
7 10 (13.16%) IBM
7 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
7 10 (13.16%) HP
8 7 (9.21%) Veritas
9 4 (5.26%) Blue Coat
9 4 (5.26%) Citrix
9 4 (5.26%) Infoblox
9 4 (5.26%) Imperva
10 3 (3.95%) Juniper
10 3 (3.95%) NetApp
11 1 (1.32%) Capita
11 1 (1.32%) BT
11 1 (1.32%) Software AG
11 1 (1.32%) Oracle
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