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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 81 89 93
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 46 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.78% 1.29% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.77% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 16
Average daily rate
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£369 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £285 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £343 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £155.00 -
% change year-on-year
-69.83% -
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
2026 1694 1533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.28% 72.67% 71.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1367 1008 757
Average daily rate £375 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 38 63
Average hourly rate £17.69 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.29% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.20 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
South Yorkshire +19 21 £275 -12.00% 1
North Yorkshire +5 13 £401 - 3
West Yorkshire -24 12 £381 +27.08% 15
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 51 (68.92%) DNS
2 47 (63.51%) Firewall
3 42 (56.76%) Cisco
3 42 (56.76%) Linux
4 41 (55.41%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (54.05%) CCNP
6 35 (47.30%) CheckPoint
7 30 (40.54%) BGP
8 24 (32.43%) F5
9 21 (28.38%) DHCP
10 20 (27.03%) HP
10 20 (27.03%) VMware
11 18 (24.32%) OSPF
11 18 (24.32%) Network Security
11 18 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (22.97%) CCSE
12 17 (22.97%) Ruby
12 17 (22.97%) DMVPN
12 17 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (22.97%) TCP/IP
12 17 (22.97%) Python
13 16 (21.62%) E-Commerce
13 16 (21.62%) CCNA
13 16 (21.62%) WAN
13 16 (21.62%) Bash Shell
14 15 (20.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 15 (20.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 15 (20.27%) Blue Coat
14 15 (20.27%) BIG-IP

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 13 (17.57%) Apache
2 8 (10.81%) Node.js
3 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.05%) nginx
5 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.70%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.35%) Jetty
6 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.35%) IIS
6 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.35%) CMS
6 1 (1.35%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.05%) Route 53
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (68.92%) DNS
2 47 (63.51%) Firewall
3 30 (40.54%) BGP
4 21 (28.38%) DHCP
5 18 (24.32%) OSPF
5 18 (24.32%) Network Security
5 18 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (22.97%) DMVPN
6 17 (22.97%) TCP/IP
7 16 (21.62%) WAN
8 15 (20.27%) NetScreen
8 15 (20.27%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (20.27%) EIGRP
8 15 (20.27%) BIG-IP
8 15 (20.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 15 (20.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 13 (17.57%) Internet
10 11 (14.86%) SSL
11 5 (6.76%) SAN
11 5 (6.76%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.11%) Redis
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.76%) SimpleDB
3 5 (6.76%) MySQL
3 5 (6.76%) Couchbase
4 3 (4.05%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) DB2
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.35%) MS Access
6 1 (1.35%) OLTP
6 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.35%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.70%) Subversion
2 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.35%) NUnit
General
1 6 (8.11%) Banking
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Finance
4 1 (1.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Network Engineer
2 15 (20.27%) Security Specialist
2 15 (20.27%) Network Security Specialist
2 15 (20.27%) Network Specialist
3 10 (13.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Architect
5 7 (9.46%) Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.76%) UNIX Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) UNIX Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) Web Services
2 4 (5.41%) Middleware
3 3 (4.05%) XML
3 3 (4.05%) .NET
4 2 (2.70%) JSON
4 2 (2.70%) REST
4 2 (2.70%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.70%) XSD
4 2 (2.70%) JMS
4 2 (2.70%) WSDL
4 2 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.70%) LAMP
4 2 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (1.35%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (1.35%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (20.27%) Thin Client
2 15 (20.27%) Fat Client
3 11 (14.86%) Clustering
4 8 (10.81%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.70%) User Experience
5 2 (2.70%) Open Source
5 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.35%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.35%) Social Media
6 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.35%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 42 (56.76%) Linux
2 13 (17.57%) UNIX
3 6 (8.11%) Windows
4 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.70%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.35%) HPUX
6 1 (1.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) E-Commerce
2 14 (18.92%) DevOps
3 9 (12.16%) Service Delivery
4 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
5 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.11%) SOA
6 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.76%) ITIL
7 5 (6.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.41%) Network Design
8 4 (5.41%) Use Case
9 3 (4.05%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.05%) Project Management
10 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.70%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.70%) TDD
10 2 (2.70%) BCP
10 2 (2.70%) Business Continuity
10 2 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) Python
1 17 (22.97%) Ruby
2 16 (21.62%) Bash Shell
3 15 (20.27%) C
4 10 (13.51%) PHP
5 9 (12.16%) C++
6 7 (9.46%) Java
7 4 (5.41%) Perl
8 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.35%) SQL
9 1 (1.35%) VBA
9 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (55.41%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (54.05%) CCNP
3 17 (22.97%) CCSE
4 16 (21.62%) CCNA
5 2 (2.70%) CCDA
5 2 (2.70%) CCDP
5 2 (2.70%) CISSP
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.70%) CCSA
5 2 (2.70%) MCSE
5 2 (2.70%) MCSA
5 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.70%) VCAP
5 2 (2.70%) VCP5
6 1 (1.35%) Degree
6 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) VCP4
6 1 (1.35%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.35%) Varnish
3 1 (1.35%) Corosync
3 1 (1.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) Puppet
2 8 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.11%) Salt
4 2 (2.70%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 42 (56.76%) Cisco
2 35 (47.30%) CheckPoint
3 24 (32.43%) F5
4 20 (27.03%) VMware
4 20 (27.03%) HP
5 15 (20.27%) Citrix
5 15 (20.27%) Blue Coat
5 15 (20.27%) Infoblox
5 15 (20.27%) Imperva
6 6 (8.11%) SolarWinds
6 6 (8.11%) Oracle
7 5 (6.76%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.05%) EMC
9 2 (2.70%) Intel
9 2 (2.70%) Software AG
9 2 (2.70%) NetApp
9 2 (2.70%) Vignette
9 2 (2.70%) SAP
9 2 (2.70%) Open Text
9 2 (2.70%) Percona
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