Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 118 147
Rank change year-on-year +21 +29 -47
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 39 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.77% 1.04% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 15 3
Leeds median daily rate £543 £495 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.60% +16.47% +28.30%
10th Percentile £412 £429 £413
90th Percentile £638 £561 £460
West Yorkshire median daily rate £535 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +13.83% +10.59% +30.77%
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 1,873 2,067 2,652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 84.94% 86.13% 86.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,314 1,360 1,809
Leeds median daily rate £407 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.63% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £270 £265 £275
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 38 58
Leeds median hourly rate £26.75 £13.50 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.15% -10.74% +7.67%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.63 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.98 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year +10.34% -5.57% +5.90%

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 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 28 (71.79%) DevOps
2 27 (69.23%) Git (software)
3 26 (66.67%) Linux
3 26 (66.67%) Clustering
4 25 (64.10%) Jenkins
4 25 (64.10%) Docker
5 24 (61.54%) Puppet
5 24 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (61.54%) Configuration Management
6 20 (51.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (51.28%) Bash Shell
7 19 (48.72%) Microservices
8 18 (46.15%) nginx
8 18 (46.15%) Python
8 18 (46.15%) HTTP
9 17 (43.59%) JIRA
9 17 (43.59%) Confluence
9 17 (43.59%) Static Code Analysis
9 17 (43.59%) SonarQube
9 17 (43.59%) Mentoring
9 17 (43.59%) Coaching
9 17 (43.59%) Slack
10 15 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (28.21%) Ansible
12 11 (28.21%) F5
13 10 (25.64%) Perl
13 10 (25.64%) Java
13 10 (25.64%) Firewall
14 9 (23.08%) Shell Script

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 18 (46.15%) nginx
2 17 (43.59%) Confluence
3 3 (7.69%) IIS
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 17 (43.59%) Slack
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (20.51%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (12.82%) IaaS
5 5 (12.82%) PaaS
6 4 (10.26%) SaaS
7 3 (7.69%) OpenShift
8 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) HTTP
2 10 (25.64%) Firewall
3 6 (15.38%) DNS
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (7.69%) Kerberos
5 2 (5.13%) SSL
6 1 (2.56%) BGP
6 1 (2.56%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.56%) IPsec
6 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.56%) LAN
6 1 (2.56%) MPLS
6 1 (2.56%) Network Security
6 1 (2.56%) OSPF
6 1 (2.56%) SAN
6 1 (2.56%) VLAN
6 1 (2.56%) VPLS
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
6 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (69.23%) Git (software)
2 25 (64.10%) Jenkins
3 17 (43.59%) JIRA
3 17 (43.59%) SonarQube
4 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (2.56%) Maven
5 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (35.90%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 13 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 11 (28.21%) Senior DevOps
4 11 (28.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Lead DevOps
6 6 (15.38%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Leader
8 2 (5.13%) Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (5.13%) Delivery Project Manager
8 2 (5.13%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Linux Scripter
8 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Network Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Network Project Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) Hystrix
2 2 (5.13%) JMS
2 2 (5.13%) OAuth
2 2 (5.13%) OAuth2
2 2 (5.13%) RESTful
2 2 (5.13%) Spring
3 1 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (66.67%) Clustering
2 8 (20.51%) Public Cloud
3 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Linux
2 20 (51.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) DevOps
2 24 (61.54%) Configuration Management
2 24 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (48.72%) Microservices
4 17 (43.59%) Coaching
4 17 (43.59%) Mentoring
4 17 (43.59%) Static Code Analysis
5 15 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 8 (20.51%) High Availability
7 8 (20.51%) User Stories
8 6 (15.38%) Migration
8 6 (15.38%) Release Management
8 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
9 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
11 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
11 2 (5.13%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) Bash Shell
2 18 (46.15%) Python
3 10 (25.64%) Java
3 10 (25.64%) Perl
4 9 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 7 (17.95%) PHP
5 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
6 4 (10.26%) SQL
7 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.13%) CCNA
2 2 (5.13%) CCNP
3 1 (2.56%) MCSA
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 25 (64.10%) Docker
2 7 (17.95%) Xen
3 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.69%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (61.54%) Puppet
2 12 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (28.21%) Ansible
4 8 (20.51%) Terraform
5 7 (17.95%) Salt
6 5 (12.82%) Marathon
6 5 (12.82%) Mesos
7 3 (7.69%) CFEngine
7 3 (7.69%) Nagios
8 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
8 1 (2.56%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
8 1 (2.56%) Rancher
8 1 (2.56%) SCCM
8 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) F5
2 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco
4 6 (15.38%) VMware
5 4 (10.26%) Brocade
5 4 (10.26%) Splunk
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.13%) Apigee
7 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.13%) Juniper
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle
8 1 (2.56%) AppDynamics
8 1 (2.56%) Riverbed