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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 111 104 99
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 30 37 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.03% 1.24% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.53% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 9
Median daily rate £425 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £331 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £432 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +51.92%
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
2465 2416 1800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 84.42% 80.91% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1653 1716 1125
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 58 58
Median hourly rate £14.88 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.62% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £40.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -3 27 £425 +13.33% 4
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Load Balancing
England

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 57 (74.03%) Firewall
2 37 (48.05%) F5
3 35 (45.45%) Cisco
4 27 (35.06%) Internet
5 25 (32.47%) VMware
6 24 (31.17%) Windows
7 22 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (27.27%) Linux
9 20 (25.97%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (24.68%) DNS
10 19 (24.68%) SSL
11 18 (23.38%) CCNP
11 18 (23.38%) Windows Server
12 17 (22.08%) CheckPoint
12 17 (22.08%) Finance
12 17 (22.08%) Data Centre
13 16 (20.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 16 (20.78%) PowerShell
13 16 (20.78%) IIS
14 15 (19.48%) WAN
14 15 (19.48%) LAN
15 13 (16.88%) Unix
15 13 (16.88%) Capacity Planning
15 13 (16.88%) BIG-IP
15 13 (16.88%) High Availability
16 11 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 11 (14.29%) Palo Alto
16 11 (14.29%) DMZ
17 10 (12.99%) TCP/IP
17 10 (12.99%) VPN

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (20.78%) IIS
2 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.49%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (6.49%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) Office 365
3 3 (3.90%) IaaS
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (74.03%) Firewall
2 27 (35.06%) Internet
3 19 (24.68%) DNS
3 19 (24.68%) SSL
4 16 (20.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 15 (19.48%) LAN
5 15 (19.48%) WAN
6 13 (16.88%) BIG-IP
7 11 (14.29%) DMZ
7 11 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 10 (12.99%) TCP/IP
8 10 (12.99%) VPN
9 9 (11.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (11.69%) HTTP
10 8 (10.39%) Network Security
11 7 (9.09%) Extranet
11 7 (9.09%) Intranet
12 6 (7.79%) MPLS
13 5 (6.49%) BGP
13 5 (6.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.60%) Informix
4 2 (2.60%) MySQL
4 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.30%) Hudson
2 1 (1.30%) JIRA
2 1 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Law
3 3 (3.90%) Games
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) French Language
5 1 (1.30%) German Language
5 1 (1.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Network Engineer
2 9 (11.69%) Technical Specialist
3 8 (10.39%) Architect
4 7 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Administrator
5 6 (7.79%) Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.19%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Web Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Exchange Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Messaging Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Office 365 Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Middleware
2 1 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.30%) HTML
2 1 (1.30%) LAMP
2 1 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.30%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (7.79%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.79%) Clustering
3 6 (7.79%) Cryptography
4 4 (5.19%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) IVR
5 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.30%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.30%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.17%) Windows
2 21 (27.27%) Linux
3 18 (23.38%) Windows Server
4 13 (16.88%) Unix
5 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) Capacity Planning
1 13 (16.88%) High Availability
2 10 (12.99%) Server Building
3 8 (10.39%) ITIL
4 7 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.79%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 5 (6.49%) DevOps
6 5 (6.49%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (6.49%) Web Operations
7 4 (5.19%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (3.90%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.90%) Migration
8 3 (3.90%) Network Design
9 2 (2.60%) DDoS Mitigation
9 2 (2.60%) Information Security
9 2 (2.60%) Project Management
9 2 (2.60%) SIEM
9 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (1.30%) Build Automation
10 1 (1.30%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.09%) SQL
3 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.90%) Perl
4 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.60%) PHP
6 1 (1.30%) Java
6 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (25.97%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (23.38%) CCNP
3 8 (10.39%) CCNA
4 5 (6.49%) CCIE
5 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (3.90%) CCDA
6 3 (3.90%) CCDP
6 3 (3.90%) CCSA
6 3 (3.90%) CCSE
6 3 (3.90%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (2.60%) Degree
7 2 (2.60%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.30%) CCDE
8 1 (1.30%) CCSP
8 1 (1.30%) CISSP
8 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.09%) Firmware
4 6 (7.79%) vCloud
5 5 (6.49%) VMware ESX
5 5 (6.49%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (6.49%) SCCM
1 5 (6.49%) SCOM
2 4 (5.19%) Puppet
3 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.30%) Cacti
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.30%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.30%) Graphite
4 1 (1.30%) Nagios
4 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.30%) Opsview
4 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 37 (48.05%) F5
2 35 (45.45%) Cisco
3 25 (32.47%) VMware
4 17 (22.08%) CheckPoint
5 11 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
7 6 (7.79%) Fortinet
7 6 (7.79%) Splunk
8 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.90%) Avaya
9 3 (3.90%) Juniper
10 2 (2.60%) Dell
10 2 (2.60%) HP
10 2 (2.60%) Veritas
11 1 (1.30%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.30%) EMC
11 1 (1.30%) Google
11 1 (1.30%) IBM
11 1 (1.30%) Mitel
11 1 (1.30%) Nortel