Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 111 127
Rank change year-on-year -15 +16 -8
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 20 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.80% 0.97% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.11% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 11
Leeds median daily rate £500 £495 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +23.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £400 £383 £325
90th Percentile £642 £561 £454
West Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £490 £425
% change year-on-year -7.14% +15.29% +9.68%
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 2,187 1,888 2,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 87.55% 87.45% 87.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,502 1,267 1,783
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £288
90th Percentile £538 £556 £584
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 18 47
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -11.48% -4.69%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.01 £9.59
90th Percentile £41.00 £32.85 £22.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year +27.27% -11.29% -11.43%

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 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 15 (75.00%) Docker
2 14 (70.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (65.00%) Puppet
3 13 (65.00%) Configuration Management
3 13 (65.00%) Clustering
3 13 (65.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (60.00%) Linux
5 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (50.00%) DevOps
7 9 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (40.00%) Java
8 8 (40.00%) IaaS
8 8 (40.00%) F5
8 8 (40.00%) High Availability
9 7 (35.00%) PaaS
9 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
9 7 (35.00%) Salt
9 7 (35.00%) Mesos
9 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
9 7 (35.00%) Marathon
9 7 (35.00%) PHP
9 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
9 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (30.00%) Firewall
10 6 (30.00%) Web Services
10 6 (30.00%) Python
10 6 (30.00%) HTTP
10 6 (30.00%) SaaS

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 6 (30.00%) nginx
2 5 (25.00%) Confluence
3 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) CloudStack
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (40.00%) IaaS
3 7 (35.00%) PaaS
4 6 (30.00%) SaaS
5 5 (25.00%) Slack
6 3 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (15.00%) OpenShift
7 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (5.00%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
1 6 (30.00%) HTTP
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (25.00%) JIRA
3 5 (25.00%) SonarQube
4 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (5.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Scripter
5 2 (10.00%) Network Delivery Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Network Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Azure Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Clustering
2 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Configuration Management
1 13 (65.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (50.00%) DevOps
3 8 (40.00%) High Availability
4 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (30.00%) Release Management
5 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (25.00%) Coaching
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (25.00%) Microservices
6 5 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Decision-Making
7 3 (15.00%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (15.00%) User Stories
8 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.00%) Migration
9 1 (5.00%) Open Source
9 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (35.00%) PHP
3 6 (30.00%) Python
4 4 (20.00%) Perl
4 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Docker
2 3 (15.00%) Xen
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) KVM
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (65.00%) Puppet
2 7 (35.00%) Marathon
2 7 (35.00%) Mesos
2 7 (35.00%) Salt
3 5 (25.00%) Ansible
4 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (15.00%) Nagios
5 3 (15.00%) Terraform
6 1 (5.00%) CFEngine
6 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) F5
2 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (30.00%) Brocade
4 4 (20.00%) Splunk
5 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
7 1 (5.00%) AppDynamics
7 1 (5.00%) Google
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.00%) VMware