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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 548 532 517
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -15
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 31 15 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.032% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.043% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 24
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£425 £450 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £342 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £344 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.91 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 - £27.50
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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
39164 35294 35779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.80% 74.66% 72.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25708 22385 21307
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1049 1319
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.30 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.88 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 October 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 30 October 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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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 +8 18 £425 -5.55% 3
East of England - 5 £325 -
Yorkshire - 3 £305 - 3
South West - 3 £403 - 1
South East -23 2 - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 52 (89.66%) Windows
2 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
3 31 (53.45%) DNS
4 27 (46.55%) WAN
4 27 (46.55%) Firewall
5 25 (43.10%) TCP/IP
5 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
6 24 (41.38%) Linux
7 22 (37.93%) MS Excel
8 20 (34.48%) HP
8 20 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (32.76%) High Availability
10 18 (31.03%) WAN Optimisation
10 18 (31.03%) SAN
10 18 (31.03%) VMware
11 17 (29.31%) Network Monitoring
12 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (25.86%) SCCM
13 15 (25.86%) IIS
13 15 (25.86%) Cisco
13 15 (25.86%) VPN
13 15 (25.86%) MS Exchange
14 14 (24.14%) IBM
14 14 (24.14%) ITIL
14 14 (24.14%) EMC
14 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (24.14%) Clustering
14 14 (24.14%) VLAN
15 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (22.41%) MPLS

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 15 (25.86%) IIS
1 15 (25.86%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (10.34%) NetWeaver
4 6 (10.34%) Lync
4 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (3.45%) SAS
8 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.72%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.72%) JBoss
9 1 (1.72%) Apache
9 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 12 (20.69%) MS Office
3 7 (12.07%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.72%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (53.45%) DNS
2 27 (46.55%) WAN
2 27 (46.55%) Firewall
3 25 (43.10%) TCP/IP
4 18 (31.03%) SAN
5 15 (25.86%) VPN
6 14 (24.14%) VLAN
7 13 (22.41%) MPLS
8 12 (20.69%) DHCP
9 11 (18.97%) OSPF
10 10 (17.24%) HTTPS
10 10 (17.24%) BGP
10 10 (17.24%) IPsec
10 10 (17.24%) DMVPN
10 10 (17.24%) HSRP
11 9 (15.52%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (15.52%) HTTP
11 9 (15.52%) LAN
12 7 (12.07%) VoIP
13 5 (8.62%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (8.62%) SAP HANA
4 2 (3.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) VisualVM
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.62%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.17%) Back Office
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Games
5 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Architect
2 9 (15.52%) Network Support
2 9 (15.52%) Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Administrator
4 7 (12.07%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) Network Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) SAP Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) SharePoint Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Data Network Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Server Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (3.45%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) .NET
2 3 (5.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) HTML
3 2 (3.45%) SOAP
3 2 (3.45%) MSMQ
3 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.72%) JSON
4 1 (1.72%) LINQ
4 1 (1.72%) WCF
4 1 (1.72%) WF
4 1 (1.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.72%) REST
4 1 (1.72%) HTML5
4 1 (1.72%) jQuery
4 1 (1.72%) Middleware
4 1 (1.72%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (24.14%) Clustering
3 12 (20.69%) PKI
4 9 (15.52%) HACMP
5 3 (5.17%) Statistics
5 3 (5.17%) Replication
6 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.45%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.72%) Online Games
7 1 (1.72%) FMCG
7 1 (1.72%) NHS
7 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (89.66%) Windows
2 24 (41.38%) Linux
3 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (15.52%) AIX
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.90%) UNIX
7 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) High Availability
2 18 (31.03%) WAN Optimisation
3 17 (29.31%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (24.14%) ITIL
5 12 (20.69%) Migration
6 10 (17.24%) Service Delivery
6 10 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (17.24%) ISMS
6 10 (17.24%) Information Assurance
7 9 (15.52%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (13.79%) Service Management
9 7 (12.07%) Change Management
9 7 (12.07%) Capacity Management
10 6 (10.34%) Release Management
11 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.90%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) SQL
2 9 (15.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) Java
3 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.90%) MCSE
6 3 (5.17%) CCNA
7 2 (3.45%) CCNP
7 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
2 3 (5.17%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
2 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (17.24%) VMware ESX
4 9 (15.52%) PowerHA
5 6 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
6 4 (6.90%) vSphere
7 3 (5.17%) ISA Server
7 3 (5.17%) NFS
7 3 (5.17%) vCloud
8 1 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.72%) XenApp
8 1 (1.72%) XenServer
8 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (25.86%) SCCM
2 9 (15.52%) SCOM
3 6 (10.34%) SAP Afaria
3 6 (10.34%) MOM
3 6 (10.34%) HP SIM
4 4 (6.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (6.90%) Nagios
5 3 (5.17%) OVSD
5 3 (5.17%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (5.17%) DameWare
5 3 (5.17%) OpenView
6 2 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.72%) Puppet
7 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.72%) Opsview
Vendors
1 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
2 20 (34.48%) HP
3 18 (31.03%) VMware
4 15 (25.86%) Cisco
5 14 (24.14%) IBM
5 14 (24.14%) EMC
6 10 (17.24%) CheckPoint
6 10 (17.24%) Blue Coat
7 9 (15.52%) NetApp
7 9 (15.52%) SAP
8 8 (13.79%) Juniper
9 7 (12.07%) Oracle
10 6 (10.34%) Business Objects
10 6 (10.34%) Sophos
10 6 (10.34%) Citrix
10 6 (10.34%) F5
10 6 (10.34%) Qualys
10 6 (10.34%) Altiris
11 5 (8.62%) Symantec
11 5 (8.62%) Clearswift
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