The table below looks at the statistics for Network Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Load Balancing over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 169 185 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.042% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.051% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £363 £361 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £588 £403 £356
% change year-on-year
+45.96% +12.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.91
Network Load Balancing
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2987 3959 4687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.49% 84.07% 79.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2388 3161 3517
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Network Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Network Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Network Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Network Load Balancing.

1 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) X.509
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCP

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) X.509
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Telephony Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) HP