The table below looks at the statistics for Network Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 145 118 131
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +13
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 1 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.032% 0.13% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.18% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Average daily rate
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£220 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
-21.69% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-38.73% -
Network Load Balancing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2410 1690 2096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.17% 70.98% 68.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 863 1094
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 114 213
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.80 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Network Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Network Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Network Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Network Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Load Balancing across the East of England region.

Network Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Network Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 1 £220 - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
Network Load Balancing
England

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) webMethods
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) GlassFish
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) VisualVM
2 2 (66.67%) Opsview
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (33.33%) DataPower
3 1 (33.33%) COM+
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) LAN

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) VisualVM
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Provisioning Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) webMethods
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) 3Com
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Software AG
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat