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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 543 503 482
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -21
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 26 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.077% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.071% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £440 £338
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +30.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Network Load Balancing
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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
36373 35079 29900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.25% 75.39% 73.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23249 21496 18158
Average daily rate £425 £409 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 982 1094 1102
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £51.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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 +3 6 £388 -13.88% 2
South East -36 6 £425 -3.40% 2
East Midlands - 6 - - 1
South West - 3 £338 - 2
East of England - 3 £375 - 1
North West -10 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
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Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 43 (76.79%) Windows
2 33 (58.93%) DNS
3 31 (55.36%) Microsoft
4 29 (51.79%) Firewall
5 27 (48.21%) Cisco
6 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 24 (42.86%) VMware
7 21 (37.50%) Linux
8 20 (35.71%) VPN
9 19 (33.93%) WAN
10 17 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (28.57%) MS Exchange
11 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
12 15 (26.79%) DHCP
12 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
12 15 (26.79%) Clustering
12 15 (26.79%) SAN
12 15 (26.79%) NetApp
12 15 (26.79%) OSPF
12 15 (26.79%) BGP
12 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (26.79%) VLAN
13 14 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
14 13 (23.21%) High Availability
14 13 (23.21%) PKI
14 13 (23.21%) LAN
14 13 (23.21%) IIS
14 13 (23.21%) HP
14 13 (23.21%) Citrix
15 11 (19.64%) IPsec

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 13 (23.21%) IIS
3 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (8.93%) Lync
4 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.14%) NetWeaver
5 4 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (7.14%) Live Communications Server
5 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.57%) SAS
8 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.79%) GroupWise
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (58.93%) DNS
2 29 (51.79%) Firewall
3 20 (35.71%) VPN
4 19 (33.93%) WAN
5 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 15 (26.79%) SAN
6 15 (26.79%) DHCP
6 15 (26.79%) OSPF
6 15 (26.79%) BGP
6 15 (26.79%) VLAN
7 13 (23.21%) LAN
8 11 (19.64%) MPLS
8 11 (19.64%) IPsec
9 10 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (16.07%) iSCSI
10 9 (16.07%) NetScaler
11 7 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (12.50%) HSRP
11 7 (12.50%) DMVPN
11 7 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.36%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Games
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Publishing
3 3 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Analyst
2 7 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 7 (12.50%) Network Support
3 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Administrator
4 5 (8.93%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Network Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Field Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) Web Services
1 7 (12.50%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) SOAP
2 5 (8.93%) REST
3 4 (7.14%) MSMQ
4 1 (1.79%) Middleware
4 1 (1.79%) WinForms
4 1 (1.79%) .NET Remoting
4 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.79%) WCF
4 1 (1.79%) CSLA.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Clustering
2 13 (23.21%) PKI
3 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.29%) Replication
4 5 (8.93%) Online Games
5 4 (7.14%) Client/Server
5 4 (7.14%) HACMP
6 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
6 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.79%) FMCG
8 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (76.79%) Windows
2 21 (37.50%) Linux
3 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.93%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (7.14%) AIX
8 3 (5.36%) UNIX
9 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 13 (23.21%) High Availability
3 10 (17.86%) WAN Optimisation
4 9 (16.07%) ITIL
4 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
4 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 7 (12.50%) ISMS
6 6 (10.71%) Network Design
6 6 (10.71%) Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) Service Management
7 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.93%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (8.93%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 4 (7.14%) DevOps
8 4 (7.14%) Network Management
8 4 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (7.14%) Change Management
9 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.57%) VBScript
4 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.07%) CCNA
3 7 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.14%) VCP4
5 4 (7.14%) MCSE
6 2 (3.57%) CCSP
6 2 (3.57%) CCNP
6 2 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (3.57%) CCSA
6 2 (3.57%) CCVP
6 2 (3.57%) MCTS
6 2 (3.57%) MCITP
6 2 (3.57%) Degree
7 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 17 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.07%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (14.29%) vSphere
5 7 (12.50%) vCloud
5 7 (12.50%) NFS
6 6 (10.71%) VMware ESX
7 4 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (7.14%) PowerHA
8 3 (5.36%) XenApp
9 2 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
9 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.79%) XenServer
10 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) SCCM
2 8 (14.29%) SCOM
3 6 (10.71%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (8.93%) Nagios
4 5 (8.93%) Puppet
5 3 (5.36%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
5 3 (5.36%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 31 (55.36%) Microsoft
2 27 (48.21%) Cisco
3 24 (42.86%) VMware
4 15 (26.79%) NetApp
5 13 (23.21%) Citrix
5 13 (23.21%) HP
6 11 (19.64%) Blue Coat
6 11 (19.64%) SolarWinds
7 9 (16.07%) CheckPoint
7 9 (16.07%) IBM
8 8 (14.29%) Juniper
9 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
10 6 (10.71%) EMC
11 5 (8.93%) Dell
11 5 (8.93%) Avaya
11 5 (8.93%) Akamai
12 4 (7.14%) IronPort
12 4 (7.14%) CA
12 4 (7.14%) Nokia
12 4 (7.14%) Oracle
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