Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 81 61
Rank change year-on-year +20 -20 -2
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 10 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.20% 0.41% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.51% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 2 12
South Yorkshire median daily rate £625 £413 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.52% +39.83% +18.00%
10th Percentile £528 £401 £280
90th Percentile £638 £434 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £535 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +33.75% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 689 971 799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 83.01% 80.45% 80.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 658 574
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.94% +17.54%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £227
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 49
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £22.50 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +62.16% -11.13%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.49 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.98 £48.50 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in South Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in South Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in South Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +21 8 £625 +51.52%
Doncaster - 1 £325 -
Load Balancing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) HTTP
2 8 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 8 (80.00%) Clustering
2 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (80.00%) Confluence
2 8 (80.00%) Puppet
2 8 (80.00%) nginx
2 8 (80.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (80.00%) Docker
2 8 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (80.00%) Coaching
2 8 (80.00%) Microservices
2 8 (80.00%) SonarQube
2 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 8 (80.00%) Slack
3 6 (60.00%) Xen
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) VMware

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 8 (80.00%) Confluence
1 8 (80.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) IPv4
2 1 (10.00%) IPv6
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (80.00%) JIRA
1 8 (80.00%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (50.00%) Lead DevOps
3 5 (50.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
1 1 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Coaching
1 8 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps
1 8 (80.00%) Mentoring
1 8 (80.00%) Microservices
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (80.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) SFIA
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Docker
2 6 (60.00%) Xen
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (80.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (10.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle