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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Load Balancing over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 612 607 591
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 12 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.030% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.037% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 16
Median daily rate £413 £375 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £322 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £430 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £588 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+52.59% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.91
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
41317 42757 40955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.43% 81.22% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27580 28391 26049
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1057 1189 1143
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Network Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +16 8 £363 +10.49%
Yorkshire - 3 £600 -
South East +11 1 £250 -40.47% 1
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Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Load Balancing 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 Network Load Balancing.

1 18 (78.26%) Windows
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
3 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
4 13 (56.52%) VMware
5 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (52.17%) Linux
6 11 (47.83%) IIS
6 11 (47.83%) Citrix
7 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
7 10 (43.48%) Clustering
7 10 (43.48%) Internet
8 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (39.13%) DNS
9 8 (34.78%) DHCP
9 8 (34.78%) Apache
9 8 (34.78%) Tomcat
9 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (30.43%) Finance
10 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
10 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
10 7 (30.43%) ITIL
10 7 (30.43%) IBM
10 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
11 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
11 6 (26.09%) Puppet
11 6 (26.09%) F5
11 6 (26.09%) Terminal Services

Network Load Balancing
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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (47.83%) IIS
2 8 (34.78%) Apache
2 8 (34.78%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.04%) GlassFish
3 3 (13.04%) JBoss
3 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (13.04%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Internet
2 9 (39.13%) DNS
3 8 (34.78%) DHCP
4 5 (21.74%) X.509
5 4 (17.39%) Firewall
6 3 (13.04%) HTTP
6 3 (13.04%) LDAP
6 3 (13.04%) Network Security
7 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
7 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.35%) SAN
8 1 (4.35%) VPLS
8 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Couchbase
1 3 (13.04%) Informix
1 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) VisualVM
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Back Office
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Marketing
4 2 (8.70%) Games
5 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Administrator
1 8 (34.78%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Administrator
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Scripter
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Perl Scripter
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) XML
2 5 (21.74%) Middleware
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) COM+
3 3 (13.04%) Dropwizard
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (13.04%) REST
3 3 (13.04%) SOAP
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Clustering
2 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.04%) DataPower
3 3 (13.04%) RIA
4 1 (4.35%) CLARiiON
4 1 (4.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
3 12 (52.17%) Linux
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.70%) Solaris
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
8 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
1 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
2 5 (21.74%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
3 4 (17.39%) ITSM
4 3 (13.04%) High Availability
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (13.04%) Load Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Security Patching
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
2 6 (26.09%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) Perl
3 5 (21.74%) PHP
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) MCSE
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCP
4 1 (4.35%) CCIE
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
4 1 (4.35%) MCTS
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) Terminal Services
4 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.70%) vSphere
5 2 (8.70%) XenApp
6 1 (4.35%) Firmware
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.35%) UAG
6 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Clustering
1 6 (26.09%) Nagios
1 6 (26.09%) Puppet
1 6 (26.09%) SCOM
1 6 (26.09%) WSUS
2 4 (17.39%) OpenView
3 3 (13.04%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
3 3 (13.04%) Opsview
4 2 (8.70%) EdgeSight
5 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.35%) SafeCom
5 1 (4.35%) SCCM
5 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) Citrix
4 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
5 7 (30.43%) IBM
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco
6 6 (26.09%) Dell
6 6 (26.09%) F5
6 6 (26.09%) HP
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
8 3 (13.04%) NetApp
8 3 (13.04%) Software AG
8 3 (13.04%) Splunk
8 3 (13.04%) webMethods
9 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
10 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
10 1 (4.35%) Brocade
10 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
10 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
10 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds