The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 559 453 549
Rank change year-on-year
-106 +96
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 31 50 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.12% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.082% 0.16% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 13
Average daily rate £410 £425 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £251 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £520 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-19.70% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £26.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Network Load Balancing
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -12 15 £345 -37.27% 2
London -42 9 £410 +9.33% 4
North West - 3 - -
Yorkshire -21 2 - - 1
South West -22 1 £330 +65.00%
East of England -28 1 - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 38 (67.86%) Windows
2 30 (53.57%) DNS
3 27 (48.21%) IIS
4 24 (42.86%) ITIL
4 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 20 (35.71%) Cisco
6 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
7 16 (28.57%) PBX
7 16 (28.57%) PSTN
7 16 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 16 (28.57%) Firewall
7 16 (28.57%) RTP
7 16 (28.57%) Lync
8 15 (26.79%) PowerShell
8 15 (26.79%) SQL
9 14 (25.00%) .NET
9 14 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange
10 13 (23.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (23.21%) Finance
10 13 (23.21%) VMware
10 13 (23.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (21.43%) Live Communications Server
11 12 (21.43%) LAN
11 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (17.86%) Degree
13 10 (17.86%) MCITP
13 10 (17.86%) MCTS
13 10 (17.86%) Customer Engagement

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (48.21%) IIS
2 16 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 16 (28.57%) Lync
3 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange
3 13 (23.21%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (21.43%) Live Communications Server
5 10 (17.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.79%) CMS
7 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.79%) Apache
7 1 (1.79%) GlassFish
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.50%) MS Office
3 3 (5.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (53.57%) DNS
2 16 (28.57%) PBX
2 16 (28.57%) PSTN
2 16 (28.57%) Firewall
2 16 (28.57%) RTP
3 12 (21.43%) LAN
4 8 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (12.50%) IPv4
6 6 (10.71%) VLAN
6 6 (10.71%) DHCP
6 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
7 5 (8.93%) OSPF
7 5 (8.93%) WAN
8 4 (7.14%) LDAP
8 4 (7.14%) EIGRP
9 3 (5.36%) DMZ
9 3 (5.36%) VPN
9 3 (5.36%) HTTP
9 3 (5.36%) NetScaler
10 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 7 (12.50%) Banking
4 5 (8.93%) Back Office
5 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Consultant
2 10 (17.86%) Support Consultant
3 8 (14.29%) Architect
3 8 (14.29%) Administrator
4 7 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Developer
4 7 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
4 7 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (3.57%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Network Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.79%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) .NET Framework
2 6 (10.71%) WCF
2 6 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.14%) HTML
4 3 (5.36%) COM+
4 3 (5.36%) CSS
4 3 (5.36%) Web Services
4 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.36%) HTML5
4 3 (5.36%) WF
4 3 (5.36%) LINQ
4 3 (5.36%) JSON
4 3 (5.36%) jQuery
5 2 (3.57%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.79%) XML
6 1 (1.79%) SOAP
6 1 (1.79%) K2 blackpearl
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) PKI
2 8 (14.29%) Clustering
3 5 (8.93%) Statistics
4 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 38 (67.86%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Windows XP
3 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.93%) Windows 2000
4 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.14%) UNIX
5 4 (7.14%) Linux
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) Solaris
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) ITIL
2 13 (23.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (17.86%) Customer Engagement
3 10 (17.86%) Service Management
4 7 (12.50%) Web Development
5 6 (10.71%) MVC
6 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.14%) Content Management
7 4 (7.14%) Migration
8 3 (5.36%) Workflow
8 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.36%) EAI
8 3 (5.36%) OOD
8 3 (5.36%) SOA
8 3 (5.36%) RUP
8 3 (5.36%) CRM
8 3 (5.36%) UML
8 3 (5.36%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (5.36%) OO
8 3 (5.36%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) PowerShell
1 15 (26.79%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) C
3 2 (3.57%) VB6
3 2 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Degree
1 10 (17.86%) MCITP
1 10 (17.86%) MCTS
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.93%) CCNP
3 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) CCIP
5 2 (3.57%) CCDP
6 1 (1.79%) CCSA
6 1 (1.79%) CCVP
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.79%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.79%) CCDA
6 1 (1.79%) CCIE
6 1 (1.79%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 5 (8.93%) ISA Server
5 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.14%) vSphere
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.57%) XenApp
6 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) DameWare
1 5 (8.93%) OpenView
1 5 (8.93%) OVSD
2 4 (7.14%) SCCM
2 4 (7.14%) SCOM
3 2 (3.57%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.57%) HP SIM
3 2 (3.57%) SAP Afaria
3 2 (3.57%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.57%) SCSM
3 2 (3.57%) AppDNA
3 2 (3.57%) MOM
4 1 (1.79%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Cisco
2 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.21%) VMware
4 10 (17.86%) F5
5 8 (14.29%) HP
5 8 (14.29%) Kofax
6 7 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 6 (10.71%) IBM
7 6 (10.71%) Nokia
7 6 (10.71%) Lotus
7 6 (10.71%) Nortel
7 6 (10.71%) Citrix
7 6 (10.71%) Avaya
8 5 (8.93%) Clearswift
8 5 (8.93%) Oracle
9 3 (5.36%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.57%) Altiris
10 2 (3.57%) Qualys
10 2 (3.57%) Sophos
10 2 (3.57%) NetApp
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