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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
London / City of London
Rank 154 148 193
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +45
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.033% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.040% 0.038% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2489 2603 4182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.01% 84.71% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 2047 3286
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 35
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.60 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.51% +74.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

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 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow