The table below looks at the statistics for Network Load Balancing 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 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 551 554 531
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 32 11 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.023% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.031% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 24
Average daily rate
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£341 £375 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.20% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £280 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
-21.69% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.91 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.73% +51.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-38.73% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38157 35471 37978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.55% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24108 22248 22476
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 974 1367
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £45.00
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 England

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

Network Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Network Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Network Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Network Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Load Balancing
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 Network Load Balancing within the 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +25 12 £405 +24.61% 2
South East -11 9 £310 -26.19% 2
South West - 5 £401 -
Yorkshire - 4 £305 - 1
East of England -27 1 £220 -12.00% 2
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
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Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 42 (77.78%) Windows
2 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 29 (53.70%) Firewall
4 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
5 23 (42.59%) DNS
6 20 (37.04%) Cisco
6 20 (37.04%) HP
7 19 (35.19%) TCP/IP
8 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
9 16 (29.63%) IIS
10 15 (27.78%) SQL
11 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
11 14 (25.93%) WAN
11 14 (25.93%) SAN
11 14 (25.93%) Migration
11 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
12 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange
12 13 (24.07%) IBM
12 13 (24.07%) ITIL
13 12 (22.22%) Linux
13 12 (22.22%) LAN
13 12 (22.22%) CheckPoint
14 11 (20.37%) Service Delivery
14 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (20.37%) SharePoint
14 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
14 11 (20.37%) F5
15 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (18.52%) SCCM
15 10 (18.52%) Clustering

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 16 (29.63%) IIS
2 13 (24.07%) MS Exchange
3 11 (20.37%) SharePoint
4 7 (12.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (12.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (9.26%) Lync
6 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (3.70%) SAS
8 2 (3.70%) NetWeaver
8 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
8 2 (3.70%) Apache
8 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.70%) GlassFish
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.52%) MS Office
3 4 (7.41%) InfoPath
4 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
1 1 (1.85%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (53.70%) Firewall
2 23 (42.59%) DNS
3 19 (35.19%) TCP/IP
4 14 (25.93%) WAN
4 14 (25.93%) SAN
5 12 (22.22%) LAN
6 10 (18.52%) DHCP
6 10 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (14.81%) IPv4
7 8 (14.81%) VPN
8 7 (12.96%) OSPF
9 6 (11.11%) MPLS
9 6 (11.11%) LDAP
10 5 (9.26%) VoIP
10 5 (9.26%) VLAN
11 4 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (7.41%) SSL
11 4 (7.41%) Internet
11 4 (7.41%) Network Security
11 4 (7.41%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) SAP HANA
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) VisualVM
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Back Office
3 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Architect
2 9 (16.67%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Consultant
4 7 (12.96%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (12.96%) Administrator
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Administrator
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.26%) SharePoint Architect
6 4 (7.41%) SharePoint Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) SAP Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Network Support
8 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Data Network Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) HTML
1 6 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.41%) CSS
2 4 (7.41%) Web Services
2 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
2 4 (7.41%) JSON
2 4 (7.41%) WCF
2 4 (7.41%) WF
2 4 (7.41%) LINQ
2 4 (7.41%) jQuery
2 4 (7.41%) HTML5
2 4 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (5.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (3.70%) XML
4 2 (3.70%) SOAP
5 1 (1.85%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Clustering
2 6 (11.11%) Statistics
3 5 (9.26%) PKI
3 5 (9.26%) HACMP
4 2 (3.70%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) NHS
5 1 (1.85%) DataPower
5 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 42 (77.78%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) Linux
3 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.11%) Windows 2000
5 6 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 5 (9.26%) AIX
7 4 (7.41%) UNIX
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.70%) Solaris
9 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Migration
2 13 (24.07%) ITIL
3 11 (20.37%) Service Delivery
4 10 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (14.81%) WAN Optimisation
5 8 (14.81%) High Availability
6 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (9.26%) Service Management
7 5 (9.26%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Web Development
8 4 (7.41%) Security Architecture
8 4 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (7.41%) Network Management
8 4 (7.41%) MVC
8 4 (7.41%) Workflow
8 4 (7.41%) Content Management
8 4 (7.41%) UML
8 4 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (7.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.41%) MCSE
5 4 (7.41%) CCNP
6 3 (5.56%) CCNA
7 2 (3.70%) CCIP
8 1 (1.85%) MCSA
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
1 3 (5.56%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.11%) ISA Server
3 6 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 5 (9.26%) PowerHA
5 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.41%) vSphere
6 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (3.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) SCCM
2 8 (14.81%) SCOM
3 7 (12.96%) MOM
3 7 (12.96%) HP SIM
3 7 (12.96%) SAP Afaria
4 6 (11.11%) DameWare
4 6 (11.11%) OVSD
4 6 (11.11%) OpenView
5 3 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (3.70%) Opsview
6 2 (3.70%) Nagios
7 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.04%) HP
2 20 (37.04%) Cisco
3 13 (24.07%) IBM
4 12 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 11 (20.37%) F5
6 9 (16.67%) VMware
7 8 (14.81%) EMC
8 7 (12.96%) Juniper
8 7 (12.96%) Nokia
8 7 (12.96%) Altiris
8 7 (12.96%) Qualys
8 7 (12.96%) Sophos
9 6 (11.11%) Clearswift
10 5 (9.26%) Riverbed
10 5 (9.26%) SAP
11 4 (7.41%) Oracle
11 4 (7.41%) Avaya
11 4 (7.41%) Blue Coat
12 3 (5.56%) Google
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