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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 582 572 572
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 31 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.067% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.084% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 11
Median daily rate £350 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.90% -0.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
40423 39105 37846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.09% 79.40% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27171 25311 24283
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 899 1103 1146
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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
East of England - 12 £348 -
South East -16 9 £400 +9.58%
London +9 8 £344 -14.06% 2
South West -15 1 £363 +9.84% 1
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
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Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) IIS
3 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 17 (37.78%) Cisco
5 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
5 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
5 16 (35.56%) High Availability
6 14 (31.11%) DNS
6 14 (31.11%) VMware
7 12 (26.67%) Finance
7 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (26.67%) Firewall
7 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 11 (24.44%) .NET
9 10 (22.22%) SQL
9 10 (22.22%) HP
9 10 (22.22%) Configuration Management
9 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
10 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
10 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 9 (20.00%) VoIP
11 8 (17.78%) Linux
11 8 (17.78%) Classic ASP
11 8 (17.78%) Clustering
12 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (15.56%) Internet
12 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
12 7 (15.56%) HTTP

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 22 (48.89%) IIS
2 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.33%) Apache
3 6 (13.33%) Live Communications Server
3 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.67%) GlassFish
4 3 (6.67%) JBoss
4 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.44%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) DNS
2 12 (26.67%) Firewall
2 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 9 (20.00%) VoIP
4 7 (15.56%) HTTP
4 7 (15.56%) Internet
5 6 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (13.33%) MPLS
5 6 (13.33%) PBX
5 6 (13.33%) PSTN
5 6 (13.33%) RTP
5 6 (13.33%) Skype
5 6 (13.33%) WAN
6 4 (8.89%) DHCP
6 4 (8.89%) LAN
6 4 (8.89%) SAN
6 4 (8.89%) Unified Communications
6 4 (8.89%) VLAN
7 3 (6.67%) LDAP
7 3 (6.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) VisualVM
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 9 (20.00%) Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Administrator
6 4 (8.89%) Applications Support Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Web Applications Support
7 3 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) Support Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) Classic ASP
3 6 (13.33%) WCF
4 3 (6.67%) COM+
4 3 (6.67%) HTML
4 3 (6.67%) SOAP
4 3 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
5 1 (2.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.78%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) DataPower
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.22%) EPoS
5 1 (2.22%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (17.78%) Linux
6 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) High Availability
2 10 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (15.56%) Capacity Management
4 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (13.33%) ITIL
5 6 (13.33%) Performance Optimisation
5 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.89%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.44%) Change Control
8 2 (4.44%) CRM
8 2 (4.44%) Document Management
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.44%) Wealth Management
9 1 (2.22%) ERP
9 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.89%) Java
3 4 (8.89%) Perl
3 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) CCNP
1 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.11%) CCIE
3 4 (8.89%) CCNA
3 4 (8.89%) MCSE
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.22%) MCSA
6 1 (2.22%) MCTS
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) Terminal Server
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.22%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) Xen
5 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (15.56%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (13.33%) WSUS
3 4 (8.89%) Nagios
3 4 (8.89%) Puppet
3 4 (8.89%) SCOM
4 3 (6.67%) Opsview
5 2 (4.44%) BMC Marimba
5 2 (4.44%) vMotion
6 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (2.22%) EdgeSight
6 1 (2.22%) Hyperic
6 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Cisco
2 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.11%) VMware
4 10 (22.22%) HP
5 7 (15.56%) F5
5 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
6 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 6 (13.33%) Citrix
7 5 (11.11%) IBM
7 5 (11.11%) Verint
8 4 (8.89%) Blue Coat
8 4 (8.89%) Dell
8 4 (8.89%) Oracle
9 3 (6.67%) Software AG
9 3 (6.67%) Splunk
9 3 (6.67%) webMethods
10 2 (4.44%) Acronis
10 2 (4.44%) Avaya
11 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
11 1 (2.22%) Juniper
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