The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 123 - 133
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% - 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £488 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-19.70% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2022 1680 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.85% 68.35% 63.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 675 757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Network Load Balancing
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
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Network Load Balancing
South East

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
1 16 (88.89%) PBX
1 16 (88.89%) PSTN
1 16 (88.89%) DNS
1 16 (88.89%) RTP
1 16 (88.89%) Lync
2 12 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (66.67%) Live Communications Server
3 10 (55.56%) Degree
3 10 (55.56%) MCTS
3 10 (55.56%) MCITP
3 10 (55.56%) Service Management
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (55.56%) ITIL
3 10 (55.56%) Customer Engagement
4 9 (50.00%) IIS
4 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (38.89%) PKI
5 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
5 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 6 (33.33%) Nortel
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco
6 6 (33.33%) Avaya
6 6 (33.33%) Lotus
7 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
7 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 4 (22.22%) Office 365
8 2 (11.11%) VLAN
8 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (11.11%) CRM

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (88.89%) Lync
2 12 (66.67%) Live Communications Server
3 9 (50.00%) IIS
4 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) PBX
1 16 (88.89%) PSTN
1 16 (88.89%) DNS
1 16 (88.89%) RTP
2 2 (11.11%) VLAN
2 2 (11.11%) Kerberos
General
1 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Consultant
2 10 (55.56%) Support Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (55.56%) Service Management
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
1 10 (55.56%) MCTS
1 10 (55.56%) MCITP
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Nortel
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
1 6 (33.33%) Avaya
1 6 (33.33%) Lotus