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 3 months to 27 April 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 / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 87 98
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11  
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 11 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.80% 1.62% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.91% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 13
Median daily rate £465 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £350 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £456 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +71.05% -5.00%  

Load Balancing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1180 1728 1732
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 85.82% 84.58% 86.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 1226 1105
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 39
Median hourly rate £10.89 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.26% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £9.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.90 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Load Balancing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +14 8 £480 +21.98% 5
Bradford +3 2 £450 +12.50%
Pudsey - 1 - -
Load Balancing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 14 (41.18%) Linux
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco
2 13 (38.24%) Firewall
2 13 (38.24%) F5
3 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (35.29%) Java
4 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
5 10 (29.41%) Tomcat
5 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
6 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (26.47%) Docker
6 9 (26.47%) OpenLDAP
6 9 (26.47%) Redis
6 9 (26.47%) LAPP Stack
6 9 (26.47%) Apache
6 9 (26.47%) PHP
6 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
6 9 (26.47%) VMware
6 9 (26.47%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (26.47%) Performance Testing
7 8 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (23.53%) ITIL
7 8 (23.53%) Open Source
7 8 (23.53%) DevOps
8 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (20.59%) Splunk
8 7 (20.59%) NHS
8 7 (20.59%) Nagios

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 10 (29.41%) Tomcat
2 9 (26.47%) Apache
3 4 (11.76%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) Confluence
4 2 (5.88%) nginx
5 1 (2.94%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.88%) Slack
4 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) Firewall
2 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (26.47%) OpenLDAP
3 8 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (20.59%) DNS
5 6 (17.65%) HTTP
6 4 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (11.76%) DHCP
6 4 (11.76%) FCoE
6 4 (11.76%) FTP
6 4 (11.76%) HTTPS
6 4 (11.76%) LDAP
6 4 (11.76%) NetScaler
6 4 (11.76%) NX-OS
6 4 (11.76%) SMTP
6 4 (11.76%) SSL
6 4 (11.76%) TACACS
6 4 (11.76%) Telnet
7 3 (8.82%) NAS
8 2 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (26.47%) Redis
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) JMeter
2 4 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Architect
2 8 (23.53%) Technical Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Network Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Implementation Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Designer
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Design Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) IP Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (5.88%) Node.js
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 7 (20.59%) NHS
3 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) EMC Centera
5 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.94%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Windows
3 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Unix
6 1 (2.94%) AIX
6 1 (2.94%) CentOS
6 1 (2.94%) Solaris
6 1 (2.94%) SUSE
6 1 (2.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Performance Testing
3 8 (23.53%) DevOps
3 8 (23.53%) ITIL
3 8 (23.53%) Open Source
4 7 (20.59%) Migration
5 6 (17.65%) Network Design
5 6 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (14.71%) High Availability
6 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
6 5 (14.71%) Project Management
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (8.82%) Converged Infrastructure
9 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.88%) Kanban
9 2 (5.88%) Microservices
9 2 (5.88%) Scrum
9 2 (5.88%) SFIA
9 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 9 (26.47%) PHP
4 6 (17.65%) SQL
5 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
6 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.82%) Python
6 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) MCSE
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.88%) CCNP
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CCIE
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) GPG13
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Docker
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.94%) KVM
5 1 (2.94%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Nagios
1 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.82%) Puppet
3 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.88%) Rancher
4 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.94%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco
2 13 (38.24%) F5
3 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) VMware
4 7 (20.59%) Splunk
5 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
5 5 (14.71%) Oracle
6 4 (11.76%) Brocade
6 4 (11.76%) EMC
6 4 (11.76%) HP
6 4 (11.76%) IBM
6 4 (11.76%) NetApp
7 3 (8.82%) Infoblox
7 3 (8.82%) Nokia
7 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.88%) BT
9 1 (2.94%) Hitachi
9 1 (2.94%) Informatica
9 1 (2.94%) Juniper
9 1 (2.94%) Veritas
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