The table below looks at the statistics for GLBP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GLBP over the 3 months to 1 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
Rank 616 633 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing GLBP 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.008% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.013% 0.055% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
7492 7245 7894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.31% 13.79% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4607 4231 4448
Median daily rate £400 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 491 447
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.30% -3.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.33 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

GLBP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing GLBP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

GLBP Hourly Rate Trend in England

GLBP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GLBP within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 1 - -
GLBP
UK

GLBP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GLBP 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 England region with a requirement for GLBP.

1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) HSRP
1 5 (100.00%) Multicast
1 5 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (80.00%) Financial Institution
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco IPT
2 4 (80.00%) ProCurve
2 4 (80.00%) Aruba
2 4 (80.00%) Junos
2 4 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) PuTTY
4 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) TrustSec
4 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop

GLBP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) HSRP
1 5 (100.00%) Multicast
1 5 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco IPT
2 4 (80.00%) Junos
2 4 (80.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) Frame Relay
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) TACACS
3 1 (20.00%) VPLS
3 1 (20.00%) VRRP
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Change Control
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Korn
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCSP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) JNCIE
1 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Snort
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (20.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Aruba
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) ProCurve
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) VMware