The table below looks at the statistics for Network Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 67 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.58% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£355 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £341 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -19.70%
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 Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
656 730 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.28% 77.74% 69.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 497 292
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 13
Average hourly rate £37.39 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.21% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.18 £17.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.44 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Network Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Network Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Network Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Network Load Balancing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) CiscoWorks
1 6 (100.00%) CA
1 6 (100.00%) Nokia
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 6 (100.00%) IronPort
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 6 (100.00%) Network Management
1 6 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 6 (100.00%) FWSM
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 6 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 6 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Finance

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
1 6 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 6 (100.00%) FWSM
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) CA
1 6 (100.00%) Nokia
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 6 (100.00%) IronPort
1 6 (100.00%) SolarWinds