Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 115 128
Rank change year-on-year -17 +13 +14
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 18 60 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.64% 1.47% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.71% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 30
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +16.79%
10th Percentile £411 £353 £350
90th Percentile £549 £485 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 2450 3515 3568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.60% 86.41% 85.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1681 2416 2422
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.36% +1.71%
10th Percentile £300 £287 £243
90th Percentile £550 £566 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 50 75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.03 £13.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.93% -19.26% +8.75%
10th Percentile £8.41 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £28.96 £24.25 £40.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.68 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.66% -9.38% +6.67%

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 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 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
Leeds +9 14 £518 +29.38% 5
Bradford +11 3 £450 +12.50% 8
Pudsey - 1 - -
Load Balancing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 7 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) HTTP
3 6 (33.33%) DNS
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (33.33%) F5
4 5 (27.78%) Microservices
4 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
4 5 (27.78%) Puppet
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Python
4 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 5 (27.78%) CCNP
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (22.22%) EMC
5 4 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) NetApp
5 4 (22.22%) BGP
5 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 4 (22.22%) EIGRP

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 4 (22.22%) Confluence
1 4 (22.22%) nginx
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) PowerExchange
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Slack
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 6 (33.33%) HTTP
3 4 (22.22%) BGP
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
3 4 (22.22%) LDAP
3 4 (22.22%) VLAN
4 3 (16.67%) DWDM
4 3 (16.67%) MPLS
4 3 (16.67%) NAS
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) FTP
5 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
5 2 (11.11%) SMTP
5 2 (11.11%) SSL
5 2 (11.11%) Telnet
6 1 (5.56%) Intranet
6 1 (5.56%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.56%) OLAP
4 1 (5.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
1 4 (22.22%) SonarQube
2 2 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
1 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Senior DevOps
1 4 (22.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Designer
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Portal Developer
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Clustering
3 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) EMC Centera
5 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (5.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
1 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) AIX
5 1 (5.56%) CentOS
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) SUSE
5 1 (5.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Microservices
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) Kanban
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Static Code Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Coaching
4 3 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (16.67%) Network Design
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) Open Source
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
1 5 (27.78%) Python
1 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCNP
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCIE
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
1 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Xen
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) KVM
4 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (27.78%) Puppet
3 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
3 4 (22.22%) Rancher
4 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) F5
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) EMC
3 4 (22.22%) HP
3 4 (22.22%) IBM
3 4 (22.22%) NetApp
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) BT
4 3 (16.67%) Infoblox
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.56%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica
5 1 (5.56%) Nokia
5 1 (5.56%) Sun
5 1 (5.56%) Veritas
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
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