Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 23 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 105 159
Rank change year-on-year +4 +54 -31
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 45 47 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.46% 1.49% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.76% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 29 4
West Yorkshire median daily rate £535 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.83% +10.59% +30.77%
10th Percentile £335 £350 £343
90th Percentile £638 £531 £438
Yorkshire median daily rate £535 £450 £300
% change year-on-year +18.89% +50.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,601 2,670 3,547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.12% 84.57% 84.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,764 1,743 2,383
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £266
90th Percentile £550 £539 £560
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 70 104
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -5.57% +5.90%
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.19 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.55 £27.51
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.81 £15.00
% change year-on-year +18.18% -1.28% -

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in West Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in West Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in West Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Leeds +18 39 £543 +9.60% 8
Halifax +4 3 £200 -57.89%
Bradford -8 1 - -
Load Balancing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 29 (64.44%) DevOps
2 27 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 26 (57.78%) Clustering
3 26 (57.78%) Linux
3 26 (57.78%) Jenkins
4 25 (55.56%) Docker
5 24 (53.33%) Configuration Management
5 24 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (53.33%) Puppet
6 21 (46.67%) Bash Shell
7 20 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (44.44%) Microservices
8 19 (42.22%) HTTP
9 18 (40.00%) Python
9 18 (40.00%) nginx
9 18 (40.00%) Coaching
10 17 (37.78%) Mentoring
10 17 (37.78%) SonarQube
10 17 (37.78%) Slack
10 17 (37.78%) Confluence
10 17 (37.78%) Static Code Analysis
10 17 (37.78%) JIRA
11 15 (33.33%) Firewall
11 15 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (33.33%) F5
12 12 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (24.44%) Ansible
13 11 (24.44%) Java
14 10 (22.22%) Perl
14 10 (22.22%) Cisco

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 18 (40.00%) nginx
2 17 (37.78%) Confluence
3 4 (8.89%) IIS
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.22%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 17 (37.78%) Slack
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (17.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (11.11%) IaaS
5 5 (11.11%) PaaS
6 4 (8.89%) SaaS
7 3 (6.67%) OpenShift
8 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) HTTP
2 15 (33.33%) Firewall
3 7 (15.56%) DNS
4 6 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (8.89%) LAN
5 4 (8.89%) WAN
6 3 (6.67%) Kerberos
6 3 (6.67%) SSL
7 1 (2.22%) BGP
7 1 (2.22%) DMZ
7 1 (2.22%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.22%) Extranet
7 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.22%) Internet
7 1 (2.22%) Intranet
7 1 (2.22%) IPsec
7 1 (2.22%) MPLS
7 1 (2.22%) OSPF
7 1 (2.22%) SAN
7 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) OLAP
4 1 (2.22%) OLTP
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 26 (57.78%) Jenkins
3 17 (37.78%) JIRA
3 17 (37.78%) SonarQube
4 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (4.44%) Maven
6 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (31.11%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (28.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 13 (28.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 11 (24.44%) Senior DevOps
4 11 (24.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Lead DevOps
6 6 (13.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Network Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Architect
9 3 (6.67%) Switch Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Technical Leader
10 2 (4.44%) Consultant
10 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
10 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) Web Services
2 2 (4.44%) Hystrix
2 2 (4.44%) JMS
2 2 (4.44%) OAuth
2 2 (4.44%) OAuth2
2 2 (4.44%) RESTful
2 2 (4.44%) Spring
3 1 (2.22%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (57.78%) Clustering
2 8 (17.78%) Public Cloud
3 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Linux
2 20 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) DevOps
2 24 (53.33%) Configuration Management
2 24 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (44.44%) Microservices
4 18 (40.00%) Coaching
5 17 (37.78%) Mentoring
5 17 (37.78%) Static Code Analysis
6 15 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (17.78%) High Availability
8 8 (17.78%) User Stories
9 6 (13.33%) Migration
9 6 (13.33%) Release Management
9 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
10 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
11 3 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
12 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
12 2 (4.44%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) Bash Shell
2 18 (40.00%) Python
3 11 (24.44%) Java
4 10 (22.22%) Perl
5 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
7 7 (15.56%) PHP
8 4 (8.89%) SQL
9 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.11%) CCNA
2 5 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
3 1 (2.22%) MCSE
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 25 (55.56%) Docker
2 7 (15.56%) Xen
3 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.67%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (53.33%) Puppet
2 12 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (24.44%) Ansible
4 8 (17.78%) Terraform
5 7 (15.56%) Salt
6 5 (11.11%) Marathon
6 5 (11.11%) Mesos
7 3 (6.67%) CFEngine
7 3 (6.67%) Nagios
8 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
8 1 (2.22%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
8 1 (2.22%) Rancher
8 1 (2.22%) SCCM
8 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) F5
2 10 (22.22%) Cisco
3 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (13.33%) VMware
5 5 (11.11%) Splunk
6 4 (8.89%) Brocade
6 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.44%) Apigee
8 2 (4.44%) AppDynamics
8 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.44%) Juniper
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle
9 1 (2.22%) Riverbed