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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 156 198 207
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +9
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.054% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.066% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -44.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £347 £341
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
2959 4515 4980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.76% 80.58% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 3527 3669
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 48
Median hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 27 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) DMZ
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (50.00%) Video on Demand
1 1 (50.00%) Junos
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (50.00%) Multicast
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) DMZ
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Junos
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Multicast
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Telephony Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper