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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
Rank 125 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GLBP 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £491 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £491 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
GLBP
South East

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
616 739 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.68% 26.19% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 320 241
Average daily rate £375 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 37
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £32.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GLBP across the Berkshire region.

GLBP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

GLBP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GLBP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 3 £491 -
GLBP
South East

GLBP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) HSRP
2 5 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
3 4 (66.67%) Internet
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Network Planning
3 4 (66.67%) VRRP
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) CCIE
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (16.67%) SaaS
6 1 (16.67%) F5
6 1 (16.67%) IaaS
6 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto

GLBP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) HSRP
2 5 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Internet
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) VRRP
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (16.67%) IPv4
6 1 (16.67%) IPv6
6 1 (16.67%) PBX
6 1 (16.67%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Network Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 1 (16.67%) IP Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCIE
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto