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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 122 - 127
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£425 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £393 £330
% change year-on-year
-20.70% +18.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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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
1805 1783 2115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.34% 69.84% 67.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 799 797
Average daily rate £390 £385 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 36
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory