The table below looks at the statistics for Network Load Balancing 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 Network Load Balancing over the 3 months to 4 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 128 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.036% 0.037% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.052% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£263 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £338 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -18.23%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1971 1914 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.59% 71.07% 68.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 967 682
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 41 54
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Load Balancing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Network Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Network Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Network Load Balancing 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 Network Load Balancing.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Lync
2 3 (75.00%) Nortel
2 3 (75.00%) Avaya
2 3 (75.00%) Lotus
2 3 (75.00%) PBX
2 3 (75.00%) PSTN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) RTP
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Live Communications Server
2 3 (75.00%) PKI
3 2 (50.00%) MCTS
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Network Load Balancing 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 Network Load Balancing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Lync
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) GroupWise
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) PBX
1 3 (75.00%) PSTN
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCTS
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Nortel
1 3 (75.00%) Avaya
1 3 (75.00%) Lotus
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Novell
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware