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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 109 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £398
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -21.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Network Load Balancing
South East

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
1818 1801 1673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.08% 73.81% 70.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 850 716
Average daily rate £378 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 22 35
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
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 Network Load Balancing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Newbury - 1 - -
Network Load Balancing
South East

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (75.00%) AIX
1 3 (75.00%) HPUX
1 3 (75.00%) Solaris
1 3 (75.00%) NFS
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Sun
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas
1 3 (75.00%) DMZ
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) DMZ
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Principal Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) AIX
1 3 (75.00%) HPUX
1 3 (75.00%) Solaris
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Sun
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft