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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 557 543 504
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -39
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 32 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.034% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.046% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £356 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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
37611 35073 32579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.56% 74.26% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25023 22021 19511
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1075 1369
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +22 17 £425 -5.55% 6
East of England - 9 £340 -
South East -22 4 £375 +7.14% 2
South West - 2 £425 - 4
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
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Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (91.23%) Windows
2 39 (68.42%) DNS
3 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 27 (47.37%) Linux
5 23 (40.35%) VMware
6 22 (38.60%) WAN
6 22 (38.60%) Active Directory
7 20 (35.09%) Firewall
7 20 (35.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (33.33%) High Availability
9 18 (31.58%) WAN Optimisation
9 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
9 18 (31.58%) MS Excel
10 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (28.07%) PKI
11 16 (28.07%) MS Exchange
11 16 (28.07%) VPN
11 16 (28.07%) Cisco
12 15 (26.32%) SAN
12 15 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
13 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (24.56%) VLAN
13 14 (24.56%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (22.81%) OSPF
14 13 (22.81%) BGP
14 13 (22.81%) NetApp
14 13 (22.81%) DHCP
14 13 (22.81%) ITIL
15 12 (21.05%) IBM
15 12 (21.05%) EMC

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (28.07%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.30%) IIS
3 10 (17.54%) SharePoint
4 9 (15.79%) Lync
5 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (12.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (10.53%) NetWeaver
6 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (7.02%) Live Communications Server
8 3 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (3.51%) SAS
9 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.75%) GroupWise
10 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.28%) MS Office
2 7 (12.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (68.42%) DNS
2 22 (38.60%) WAN
3 20 (35.09%) Firewall
4 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
5 16 (28.07%) VPN
6 15 (26.32%) SAN
7 14 (24.56%) VLAN
8 13 (22.81%) OSPF
8 13 (22.81%) BGP
8 13 (22.81%) DHCP
9 11 (19.30%) MPLS
10 10 (17.54%) HTTPS
10 10 (17.54%) IPsec
10 10 (17.54%) HSRP
10 10 (17.54%) DMVPN
11 9 (15.79%) iSCSI
11 9 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (15.79%) HTTP
12 7 (12.28%) PBX
13 6 (10.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.77%) SAP HANA
4 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (8.77%) Games
2 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.26%) Publishing
3 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Architect
3 9 (15.79%) Network Support
4 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (12.28%) Consultant
6 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) SAP Architect
7 5 (8.77%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Network Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) SharePoint Consultant
9 3 (5.26%) Administrator
9 3 (5.26%) Field Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Server Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 2 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.51%) Wintel Administrator
10 2 (3.51%) Wintel Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.51%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) REST
1 5 (8.77%) SOAP
1 5 (8.77%) Web Services
2 4 (7.02%) .NET
3 3 (5.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 3 (5.26%) MSMQ
4 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) PKI
2 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (15.79%) HACMP
4 8 (14.04%) Clustering
4 8 (14.04%) Replication
5 5 (8.77%) Online Games
6 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
6 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.75%) FMCG
7 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 52 (91.23%) Windows
2 27 (47.37%) Linux
3 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (15.79%) AIX
7 8 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (5.26%) UNIX
9 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) High Availability
2 18 (31.58%) WAN Optimisation
3 15 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (24.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (22.81%) ITIL
6 10 (17.54%) ISMS
6 10 (17.54%) Information Assurance
7 9 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (14.04%) Migration
8 8 (14.04%) Service Management
9 7 (12.28%) Change Management
9 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
10 6 (10.53%) Capacity Management
10 6 (10.53%) Release Management
11 5 (8.77%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (8.77%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
11 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.02%) Project Management
12 4 (7.02%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 10 (17.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.26%) MCSE
6 2 (3.51%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (3.51%) CCSP
6 2 (3.51%) CCNP
6 2 (3.51%) CCNA
6 2 (3.51%) CCSA
6 2 (3.51%) CCVP
6 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) MCTS
6 2 (3.51%) MCITP
6 2 (3.51%) Degree
7 1 (1.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 22 (38.60%) Active Directory
2 20 (35.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (17.54%) VMware ESX
4 9 (15.79%) PowerHA
4 9 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (12.28%) vCloud
5 7 (12.28%) NFS
6 6 (10.53%) vSphere
6 6 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.75%) XenApp
7 1 (1.75%) XenServer
7 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.75%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) SCCM
2 8 (14.04%) SCOM
3 5 (8.77%) Puppet
3 5 (8.77%) Nagios
4 4 (7.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (5.26%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.75%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 23 (40.35%) VMware
3 16 (28.07%) Cisco
4 13 (22.81%) NetApp
5 12 (21.05%) IBM
5 12 (21.05%) EMC
6 11 (19.30%) Blue Coat
6 11 (19.30%) Citrix
7 10 (17.54%) HP
8 9 (15.79%) SAP
9 7 (12.28%) CheckPoint
10 6 (10.53%) Dell
10 6 (10.53%) Oracle
10 6 (10.53%) Business Objects
11 5 (8.77%) SolarWinds
11 5 (8.77%) Akamai
11 5 (8.77%) Symantec
11 5 (8.77%) Avaya
11 5 (8.77%) Juniper
11 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
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