The table below looks at the statistics for GLBP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GLBP over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
Rank 582 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GLBP 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
GLBP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7188 6327 6261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.84% 13.14% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4100 3471 3201
Average daily rate £354 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.41% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 361 514
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.50 £43.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

GLBP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GLBP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GLBP Jobs Demand Trend in England

GLBP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GLBP across the England region.

GLBP Daily Rate Trend in England

GLBP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GLBP across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

GLBP Daily Rate Histogram in England

GLBP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GLBP within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
London - 4 £525 -
North West - 3 - -
South East - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
GLBP
UK

GLBP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GLBP 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 GLBP.

1 10 (100.00%) LAN
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
1 10 (100.00%) HSRP
1 10 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (90.00%) Wireless
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 8 (80.00%) IPsec
4 6 (60.00%) MPLS
4 6 (60.00%) CCIE
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (60.00%) DHCP
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) VLAN
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) Network Design
5 5 (50.00%) Network Architecture
5 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) Juniper
5 5 (50.00%) SAN
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 5 (50.00%) VRRP
5 5 (50.00%) Multicast
6 4 (40.00%) Low Latency
6 4 (40.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 4 (40.00%) VPN

GLBP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GLBP 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 GLBP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
1 10 (100.00%) HSRP
2 9 (90.00%) Wireless
3 8 (80.00%) IPsec
4 6 (60.00%) MPLS
4 6 (60.00%) DHCP
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) VLAN
5 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
5 5 (50.00%) SAN
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 5 (50.00%) VRRP
5 5 (50.00%) Multicast
6 4 (40.00%) VPN
6 4 (40.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Design Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Eurex
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Design
1 5 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Low Latency
2 4 (40.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (40.00%) Network Management
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCIE
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) CCDP
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) SevOne
4 1 (10.00%) Huawei
4 1 (10.00%) Brocade
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Riverbed