The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for Load Balancing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Load Balancing
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 24 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 4.72% 0.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +43.33%  

Load Balancing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 95 114 203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 89.62% 76.51% 83.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 83 91
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Median hourly rate £27.31 £18.00 £14.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.72% +23.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £35.00 £16.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Bradford

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Load Balancing in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Bradford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (83.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (83.33%) Telnet
2 5 (83.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 5 (83.33%) SMTP
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) FTP
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) HTTPS
2 5 (83.33%) SSL
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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 5 (83.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) FTP
1 5 (83.33%) HTTP
1 5 (83.33%) HTTPS
1 5 (83.33%) SMTP
1 5 (83.33%) SSL
1 5 (83.33%) Telnet
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Azure SQL Database
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Implementation Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk