Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 111 132
Rank change year-on-year +5 +21 -34
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 31 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.39% 1.07% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.21% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 12 16
Leeds median daily rate £535 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.88% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £429 £376 £350
90th Percentile £638 £565 £451
West Yorkshire median daily rate £535 £420 £375
% change year-on-year +27.38% +12.00% +15.38%
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 1924 2307 2859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.20% 87.82% 87.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1560 2010
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 67
Leeds median hourly rate £20.25 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £13.13 £10.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.50 £39.70
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.08 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.97% -3.33% +3.45%

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 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 25 (80.65%) DevOps
2 21 (67.74%) Git (software)
3 20 (64.52%) Linux
3 20 (64.52%) Clustering
4 19 (61.29%) Docker
5 18 (58.06%) Jenkins
5 18 (58.06%) Puppet
5 18 (58.06%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (58.06%) Configuration Management
5 18 (58.06%) Microservices
6 17 (54.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (54.84%) Bash Shell
7 16 (51.61%) Confluence
7 16 (51.61%) Static Code Analysis
7 16 (51.61%) nginx
7 16 (51.61%) JIRA
7 16 (51.61%) Python
7 16 (51.61%) HTTP
7 16 (51.61%) Mentoring
7 16 (51.61%) Coaching
7 16 (51.61%) SonarQube
7 16 (51.61%) Slack
8 14 (45.16%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (38.71%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (32.26%) Shell Script
10 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
11 8 (25.81%) Firewall
11 8 (25.81%) Xen
11 8 (25.81%) Ansible
12 7 (22.58%) F5

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 16 (51.61%) Confluence
1 16 (51.61%) nginx
2 3 (9.68%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 16 (51.61%) Slack
2 6 (19.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (9.68%) OpenShift
5 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) HTTP
2 8 (25.81%) Firewall
3 6 (19.35%) DNS
4 3 (9.68%) Kerberos
5 2 (6.45%) BGP
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.45%) EIGRP
5 2 (6.45%) MPLS
5 2 (6.45%) VLAN
5 2 (6.45%) WAN
6 1 (3.23%) DMVPN
6 1 (3.23%) DWDM
6 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.23%) HSRP
6 1 (3.23%) IPsec
6 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security
6 1 (3.23%) OSPF
6 1 (3.23%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (67.74%) Git (software)
2 18 (58.06%) Jenkins
3 16 (51.61%) JIRA
3 16 (51.61%) SonarQube
4 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Senior DevOps
2 11 (35.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (16.13%) Lead DevOps
4 5 (16.13%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Azure Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Azure Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (6.45%) Hystrix
2 2 (6.45%) JMS
2 2 (6.45%) OAuth
2 2 (6.45%) OAuth2
2 2 (6.45%) RESTful
2 2 (6.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (64.52%) Clustering
2 6 (19.35%) Public Cloud
3 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Linux
2 17 (54.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) DevOps
2 18 (58.06%) Configuration Management
2 18 (58.06%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (58.06%) Microservices
3 16 (51.61%) Coaching
3 16 (51.61%) Mentoring
3 16 (51.61%) Static Code Analysis
4 14 (45.16%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
6 6 (19.35%) Migration
6 6 (19.35%) User Stories
7 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.68%) High Availability
7 3 (9.68%) Kanban
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (9.68%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.45%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Bash Shell
2 16 (51.61%) Python
3 10 (32.26%) Shell Script
4 7 (22.58%) Perl
4 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
5 4 (12.90%) Java
5 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 2 (6.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.68%) CCNP
3 2 (6.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) MCSA
4 1 (3.23%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Docker
2 8 (25.81%) Xen
3 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.68%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (58.06%) Puppet
2 12 (38.71%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (25.81%) Ansible
4 6 (19.35%) Terraform
5 3 (9.68%) Kubernetes
5 3 (9.68%) Nagios
5 3 (9.68%) Rancher
6 2 (6.45%) CFEngine
6 2 (6.45%) Salt
7 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
7 1 (3.23%) SCCM
7 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) F5
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
5 3 (9.68%) Splunk
6 2 (6.45%) Apigee
6 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) Juniper
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) BT
7 1 (3.23%) Riverbed