Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 122 125
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3 -6
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 14 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.55% 0.65% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.73% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 19
Leeds median daily rate £475 £518 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +29.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £413 £404 £345
90th Percentile £575 £552 £470
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +6.25%
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 2,292 1,925 2,655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 89.78% 88.75% 89.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,594 1,337 1,862
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £307 £300 £300
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 13 35
Leeds median hourly rate £21.50 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.98% +22.00% -18.03%
10th Percentile £11.84 £11.78 £10.20
90th Percentile £42.00 £37.43 £19.59
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.43 £13.50
% change year-on-year +30.31% -0.52% -19.26%

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 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
2 8 (57.14%) DevOps
3 7 (50.00%) Puppet
3 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (50.00%) Clustering
4 6 (42.86%) HTTP
4 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 6 (42.86%) Ansible
4 6 (42.86%) Docker
5 5 (35.71%) F5
5 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Microservices
6 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (28.57%) SonarQube
6 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) Terraform
6 4 (28.57%) Slack
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (28.57%) High Availability
6 4 (28.57%) Confluence
6 4 (28.57%) nginx
6 4 (28.57%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) Perl
6 4 (28.57%) JIRA

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 4 (28.57%) Confluence
1 4 (28.57%) nginx
2 1 (7.14%) CloudStack
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (28.57%) Slack
2 3 (21.43%) IaaS
3 2 (14.29%) PaaS
3 2 (14.29%) SaaS
4 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (7.14%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) BGP
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) OSPF
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
2 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 4 (28.57%) JIRA
3 4 (28.57%) SonarQube
4 2 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Lead DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) Public Cloud
4 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps
2 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) Microservices
4 4 (28.57%) Decision-Making
4 4 (28.57%) High Availability
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) Coaching
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (21.43%) Static Code Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Release Management
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Service Management
7 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.14%) Information Security
7 1 (7.14%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Perl
2 4 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) KVM
3 1 (7.14%) Xen
3 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Puppet
2 6 (42.86%) Ansible
3 4 (28.57%) Terraform
4 2 (14.29%) Marathon
4 2 (14.29%) Mesos
4 2 (14.29%) Salt
5 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) F5
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Splunk
3 2 (14.29%) AppDynamics
3 2 (14.29%) Brocade
3 2 (14.29%) MuleSoft
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) Mercator
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp