Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 6 months to 22 January 2019 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
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 106 93 109
Rank change year-on-year -13 +16 +37
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 34 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.44% 1.76% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 2.05% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 50 15
Leeds median daily rate £450 £543 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.05% +9.60% +16.47%
10th Percentile £379 £412 £429
90th Percentile £588 £638 £561
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £535 £470
% change year-on-year -15.89% +13.83% +10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Load Balancing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,085 1,903 2,065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.24% 85.76% 88.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,440 1,325 1,348
Leeds median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.99% +0.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £268 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 39
Leeds median hourly rate £20.24 £25.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.06% +85.19% -11.48%
10th Percentile £10.95 £14.60 £10.65
90th Percentile £28.60 £40.00 £30.90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -5.57%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Load Balancing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Leeds

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Leeds

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 20 (58.82%) Firewall
2 19 (55.88%) Linux
2 19 (55.88%) Cisco
3 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (44.12%) DNS
4 15 (44.12%) F5
4 15 (44.12%) Mentoring
4 15 (44.12%) DevOps
5 14 (41.18%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (41.18%) Bash Shell
6 13 (38.24%) Confluence
6 13 (38.24%) JIRA
6 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
6 13 (38.24%) Configuration Management
7 12 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (35.29%) Public Cloud
8 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (32.35%) Coaching
8 11 (32.35%) CheckPoint
8 11 (32.35%) OSPF
9 10 (29.41%) BGP
9 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
9 10 (29.41%) VPN
9 10 (29.41%) ITIL
9 10 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (29.41%) Technical Analysis
9 10 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (29.41%) SaaS
9 10 (29.41%) Auto-Scaling

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 13 (38.24%) Confluence
2 4 (11.76%) nginx
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) AWS CloudFormation
2 12 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (29.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 10 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (29.41%) SaaS
4 9 (26.47%) Amazon S3
4 9 (26.47%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (26.47%) Route 53
4 9 (26.47%) Serverless
4 9 (26.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (23.53%) Amazon SQS
5 8 (23.53%) IaaS
5 8 (23.53%) PaaS
6 3 (8.82%) Slack
7 1 (2.94%) GitHub
7 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (58.82%) Firewall
2 15 (44.12%) DNS
3 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (32.35%) OSPF
4 10 (29.41%) BGP
4 10 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 10 (29.41%) VPN
5 9 (26.47%) ICMP
6 7 (20.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (17.65%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (17.65%) Network Security
7 6 (17.65%) TACACS
7 6 (17.65%) tcpdump
7 6 (17.65%) Wireshark
8 5 (14.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (14.71%) LAN
8 5 (14.71%) WAN
9 4 (11.76%) BIG-IP
9 4 (11.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 9 (26.47%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
1 13 (38.24%) JIRA
2 9 (26.47%) GitLab
2 9 (26.47%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.76%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 15 (44.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) AWS DevOps
4 9 (26.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (8.82%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Node.js
1 1 (2.94%) React
1 1 (2.94%) RESTful
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Public Cloud
2 6 (17.65%) Private Cloud
3 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) DevOps
1 15 (44.12%) Mentoring
2 13 (38.24%) Configuration Management
3 11 (32.35%) Coaching
4 10 (29.41%) Auto-Scaling
4 10 (29.41%) ITIL
4 10 (29.41%) Technical Analysis
5 9 (26.47%) Open Source
5 9 (26.47%) Software Delivery
5 9 (26.47%) Systems Engineering
6 7 (20.59%) Decision-Making
7 6 (17.65%) Migration
8 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
9 4 (11.76%) High Availability
9 4 (11.76%) Microservices
9 4 (11.76%) Network Design
9 4 (11.76%) Release Management
9 4 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Bash Shell
2 6 (17.65%) Python
3 4 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) Ruby
4 2 (5.88%) Tcl
5 1 (2.94%) Java 8
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) R
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) CCNP
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.65%) Degree
3 4 (11.76%) CCIE
3 4 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.88%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) CCSA
4 2 (5.88%) CCSE
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Docker
2 4 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (5.88%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) ArcSight ESM
2 5 (14.71%) Puppet
3 4 (11.76%) Ansible
3 4 (11.76%) Terraform
4 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.94%) Mesos
5 1 (2.94%) Packer
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Cisco
2 15 (44.12%) F5
3 11 (32.35%) CheckPoint
4 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.65%) ArcSight
5 6 (17.65%) Blue Coat
6 4 (11.76%) Brocade
6 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds
6 4 (11.76%) Splunk
6 4 (11.76%) Tufin
7 2 (5.88%) VMware
8 1 (2.94%) Aruba
8 1 (2.94%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (2.94%) Google
8 1 (2.94%) HP
8 1 (2.94%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.94%) Meraki