Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 17 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 155 162
Rank change year-on-year +14 +7 -17
Contract jobs citing Load Balancing 43 60 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.98% 1.09% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.30% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 32 31
Yorkshire median daily rate £535 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.49% +17.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £325 £350 £285
90th Percentile £638 £488 £465
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.41 £55.00 £41.61
% change year-on-year -71.99% +32.18% +25.14%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3675 4622 5165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.43% 84.14% 83.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2446 3020 3557
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £259
90th Percentile £550 £550 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 130 176
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £14.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.11% +2.12% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.98 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.63 £35.40
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Balancing in Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Load Balancing in Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Load Balancing in Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Balancing in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Load Balancing in Yorkshire

Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
West Yorkshire +1 37 £535 +26.63% 3
South Yorkshire +20 10 £625 +51.52%
Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Load Balancing.

1 25 (58.14%) DevOps
2 23 (53.49%) Microservices
3 21 (48.84%) Linux
3 21 (48.84%) Git (software)
4 20 (46.51%) Clustering
5 19 (44.19%) Firewall
5 19 (44.19%) Docker
6 18 (41.86%) Puppet
6 18 (41.86%) Jenkins
6 18 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (41.86%) Configuration Management
7 17 (39.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (39.53%) Bash Shell
7 17 (39.53%) Coaching
8 16 (37.21%) SonarQube
8 16 (37.21%) Mentoring
8 16 (37.21%) Confluence
8 16 (37.21%) nginx
8 16 (37.21%) Static Code Analysis
8 16 (37.21%) Slack
8 16 (37.21%) JIRA
8 16 (37.21%) Python
8 16 (37.21%) HTTP
9 14 (32.56%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (27.91%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (27.91%) F5
10 12 (27.91%) DNS
10 12 (27.91%) VMware
11 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
12 10 (23.26%) Cisco

Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 16 (37.21%) Confluence
1 16 (37.21%) nginx
2 5 (11.63%) IIS
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (37.21%) Slack
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (13.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (6.98%) OpenShift
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (44.19%) Firewall
2 16 (37.21%) HTTP
3 12 (27.91%) DNS
4 6 (13.95%) WAN
5 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (11.63%) Extranet
5 5 (11.63%) Intranet
6 4 (9.30%) LAN
7 3 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (6.98%) Kerberos
8 2 (4.65%) BGP
8 2 (4.65%) EIGRP
8 2 (4.65%) MPLS
8 2 (4.65%) VLAN
9 1 (2.33%) HSRP
9 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.33%) Network Security
9 1 (2.33%) OSPF
9 1 (2.33%) TACACS
9 1 (2.33%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) OLAP
1 5 (11.63%) OLTP
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.98%) MySQL
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (48.84%) Git (software)
2 18 (41.86%) Jenkins
3 16 (37.21%) JIRA
3 16 (37.21%) SonarQube
4 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Senior DevOps
2 11 (25.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 8 (18.60%) Architect
5 7 (16.28%) Network Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (11.63%) Lead DevOps
7 5 (11.63%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) Switch Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) Technical Leader
10 2 (4.65%) Azure DevOps
10 2 (4.65%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (4.65%) Hystrix
2 2 (4.65%) JMS
2 2 (4.65%) OAuth
2 2 (4.65%) OAuth2
2 2 (4.65%) RESTful
2 2 (4.65%) Spring
3 1 (2.33%) LAMP
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (46.51%) Clustering
2 6 (13.95%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Linux
2 17 (39.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (23.26%) Windows
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) DevOps
2 23 (53.49%) Microservices
3 18 (41.86%) Configuration Management
3 18 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (39.53%) Coaching
5 16 (37.21%) Mentoring
5 16 (37.21%) Static Code Analysis
6 14 (32.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
8 7 (16.28%) Migration
9 6 (13.95%) User Stories
10 5 (11.63%) B2B
10 5 (11.63%) B2C
10 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity
10 5 (11.63%) SOA
11 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (6.98%) Kanban
11 3 (6.98%) Scrum
11 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) Bash Shell
2 16 (37.21%) Python
3 10 (23.26%) Shell Script
4 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
5 7 (16.28%) Perl
6 5 (11.63%) SQL
7 4 (9.30%) Java
8 2 (4.65%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.28%) CCNP
3 5 (11.63%) CCNA
4 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) Docker
2 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
3 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.60%) Xen
4 3 (6.98%) VMware Server
5 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.33%) ProxySG
6 1 (2.33%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (41.86%) Puppet
2 12 (27.91%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (18.60%) Ansible
4 6 (13.95%) Terraform
5 3 (6.98%) Kubernetes
5 3 (6.98%) Nagios
5 3 (6.98%) Rancher
6 2 (4.65%) CFEngine
6 2 (4.65%) Salt
7 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
7 1 (2.33%) SCCM
7 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) F5
1 12 (27.91%) VMware
2 10 (23.26%) Cisco
3 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.93%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle
4 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
4 3 (6.98%) Splunk
5 2 (4.65%) Apigee
5 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.65%) Juniper
6 1 (2.33%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.33%) BT
6 1 (2.33%) Dell
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) IBM
6 1 (2.33%) NetApp
6 1 (2.33%) Nokia
6 1 (2.33%) Riverbed