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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Balancing
Rank 115 105 83
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -22
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 35 15 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.09% 0.63% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.83% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 19
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 £308 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £348 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £378
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +66.66%
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
2524 1806 1684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.75% 76.43% 75.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1760 1123 921
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 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 52 76
Average hourly rate £15.36 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £10.12 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 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 31 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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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
West Yorkshire -13 26 £350 +12.00% 7
South Yorkshire -12 5 £285 -12.30% 1
North Yorkshire -7 2 £418 +24.77% 1
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 41 (61.19%) Cisco
2 36 (53.73%) VMware
3 32 (47.76%) Firewall
4 29 (43.28%) Windows
5 21 (31.34%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (31.34%) CheckPoint
6 20 (29.85%) CCNP
6 20 (29.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (26.87%) Linux
8 17 (25.37%) SQL
8 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
8 17 (25.37%) MS Excel
8 17 (25.37%) DMZ
8 17 (25.37%) Red Hat
9 15 (22.39%) Change Management
9 15 (22.39%) SolarWinds
10 14 (20.90%) Internet
10 14 (20.90%) CCNA
11 13 (19.40%) WAN
12 12 (17.91%) F5
12 12 (17.91%) Jenkins
12 12 (17.91%) Network Security
13 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (16.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
13 11 (16.42%) DevOps
13 11 (16.42%) Salt
14 10 (14.93%) UNIX
14 10 (14.93%) Relational Database
15 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2008

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 8 (11.94%) Apache
2 7 (10.45%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.45%) IIS
2 7 (10.45%) Node.js
3 1 (1.49%) SAS
3 1 (1.49%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (25.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (47.76%) Firewall
2 17 (25.37%) DMZ
3 14 (20.90%) Internet
4 13 (19.40%) WAN
5 12 (17.91%) Network Security
6 9 (13.43%) NAS
6 9 (13.43%) SAN
7 6 (8.96%) BGP
7 6 (8.96%) EIGRP
8 5 (7.46%) VRRP
8 5 (7.46%) VPN
8 5 (7.46%) DNS
8 5 (7.46%) MPLS
8 5 (7.46%) OSPF
8 5 (7.46%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (7.46%) HSRP
9 3 (4.48%) FWSM
9 3 (4.48%) SSL
10 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.49%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.94%) MySQL
4 7 (10.45%) Informix
4 7 (10.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.49%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.45%) JIRA
3 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Games
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Network Engineer
2 17 (25.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Architect
4 9 (13.43%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (13.43%) UNIX Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Migration Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Clustering
1 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Storage
1 7 (10.45%) IBM XIV
2 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.28%) Windows
2 18 (26.87%) Linux
3 11 (16.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (14.93%) UNIX
5 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.49%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Change Management
2 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (16.42%) DevOps
3 7 (10.45%) Build Automation
3 7 (10.45%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (10.45%) Migration
3 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.97%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.97%) Use Case
5 4 (5.97%) Project Management
5 4 (5.97%) ITIL
5 4 (5.97%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.48%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (4.48%) SOA
6 3 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.99%) High Availability
7 2 (2.99%) Information Security
7 2 (2.99%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) SQL
2 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
2 9 (13.43%) PHP
3 4 (5.97%) Java
4 3 (4.48%) Perl
5 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.49%) Ruby
6 1 (1.49%) VBA
6 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (31.34%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (29.85%) CCNP
3 14 (20.90%) CCNA
4 7 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (5.97%) CISSP
5 4 (5.97%) CCIE
5 4 (5.97%) CCSP
6 3 (4.48%) MCITP
6 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.48%) MCSE
7 2 (2.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (29.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.43%) vSphere
3 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.97%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.99%) NFS
5 1 (1.49%) Xen
5 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.49%) Varnish
5 1 (1.49%) Corosync
5 1 (1.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) Salt
2 9 (13.43%) Opsview
2 9 (13.43%) Graphite
2 9 (13.43%) Nagios
2 9 (13.43%) Cacti
2 9 (13.43%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (10.45%) NetBackup
4 5 (7.46%) SCCM
4 5 (7.46%) Puppet
4 5 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.97%) Ansible
Vendors
1 41 (61.19%) Cisco
2 36 (53.73%) VMware
3 21 (31.34%) CheckPoint
4 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
4 17 (25.37%) Red Hat
5 15 (22.39%) SolarWinds
6 12 (17.91%) F5
7 9 (13.43%) IBM
8 7 (10.45%) Veritas
9 4 (5.97%) Juniper
10 3 (4.48%) NetApp
11 1 (1.49%) HP
11 1 (1.49%) Percona
11 1 (1.49%) Aruba
11 1 (1.49%) BT
11 1 (1.49%) Capita
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