The table below looks at the statistics for GLBP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GLBP over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
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Contract jobs citing GLBP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - £463
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
571 649 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.07% 26.81% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 243 225
Average daily rate £338 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 27
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £59.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

GLBP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GLBP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GLBP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

GLBP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing GLBP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GLBP.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed

GLBP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing GLBP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GLBP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) F5