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 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
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 123 134 127
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.035% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.048% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £450 £263 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -44.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £341
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1975 2096 2004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.13% 74.27% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1067 1109 1029
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £167.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Network Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram 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 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 - 2 £363 -
Network Load Balancing
South East

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Skype
2 5 (83.33%) Skype for Business
2 5 (83.33%) High Availability
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 5 (83.33%) Live Communications Server
2 5 (83.33%) RTP
2 5 (83.33%) PBX
2 5 (83.33%) PSTN
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) WSUS

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Live Communications Server
1 5 (83.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) PBX
2 5 (83.33%) PSTN
2 5 (83.33%) RTP
2 5 (83.33%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Business Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lync Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) High Availability
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco