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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 559 549 505
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -44
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 31 14 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.029% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.039% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 24
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£425 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £340 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
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
39381 35768 36229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 74.65% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25694 22646 21510
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +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 £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1037 1346
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 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 24 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 +4 18 £425 -5.55% 4
East of England -11 5 £325 +30.00%
Yorkshire - 4 £305 - 2
South East -21 2 - - 3
South West - 2 £403 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 (88.14%) Windows
2 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
3 32 (54.24%) DNS
4 29 (49.15%) Firewall
5 27 (45.76%) WAN
6 26 (44.07%) Active Directory
7 25 (42.37%) TCP/IP
8 24 (40.68%) Linux
9 23 (38.98%) MS Excel
10 21 (35.59%) HP
11 20 (33.90%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (32.20%) High Availability
12 19 (32.20%) SAN
13 18 (30.51%) WAN Optimisation
14 17 (28.81%) Network Monitoring
14 17 (28.81%) Cisco
14 17 (28.81%) VMware
15 16 (27.12%) IIS
16 15 (25.42%) ITIL
16 15 (25.42%) VPN
16 15 (25.42%) MS Exchange
16 15 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (23.73%) SCCM
17 14 (23.73%) VLAN
17 14 (23.73%) IBM
17 14 (23.73%) EMC
18 13 (22.03%) MPLS
18 13 (22.03%) DHCP
18 13 (22.03%) MS Office

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 16 (27.12%) IIS
2 15 (25.42%) MS Exchange
3 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
4 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (10.17%) NetWeaver
5 6 (10.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (10.17%) Lync
6 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (6.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (6.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (3.39%) SAS
10 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.69%) JBoss
10 1 (1.69%) Apache
10 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 23 (38.98%) MS Excel
2 13 (22.03%) MS Office
3 7 (11.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (54.24%) DNS
2 29 (49.15%) Firewall
3 27 (45.76%) WAN
4 25 (42.37%) TCP/IP
5 19 (32.20%) SAN
6 15 (25.42%) VPN
7 14 (23.73%) VLAN
8 13 (22.03%) MPLS
8 13 (22.03%) DHCP
9 11 (18.64%) OSPF
10 10 (16.95%) BGP
10 10 (16.95%) IPsec
10 10 (16.95%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (16.95%) HTTPS
10 10 (16.95%) LAN
10 10 (16.95%) DMVPN
10 10 (16.95%) HSRP
11 9 (15.25%) HTTP
12 7 (11.86%) VoIP
13 6 (10.17%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.47%) SAP HANA
4 2 (3.39%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) VisualVM
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (6.78%) Back Office
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Publishing
5 1 (1.69%) Games
5 1 (1.69%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Architect
2 9 (15.25%) Analyst
2 9 (15.25%) Network Support
3 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Administrator
4 7 (11.86%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) Network Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) SAP Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) SharePoint Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (3.39%) SharePoint Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Data Network Engineer
10 1 (1.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) .NET
2 3 (5.08%) Web Services
2 3 (5.08%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.39%) MSMQ
3 2 (3.39%) HTML
3 2 (3.39%) SOAP
4 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.69%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) XML
4 1 (1.69%) JSON
4 1 (1.69%) WCF
4 1 (1.69%) WF
4 1 (1.69%) LINQ
4 1 (1.69%) jQuery
4 1 (1.69%) HTML5
4 1 (1.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (22.03%) Clustering
3 12 (20.34%) PKI
4 9 (15.25%) HACMP
5 4 (6.78%) Statistics
6 3 (5.08%) Replication
7 2 (3.39%) Cryptography
7 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.69%) NHS
8 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.69%) Online Games
8 1 (1.69%) FMCG
8 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 52 (88.14%) Windows
2 24 (40.68%) Linux
3 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (15.25%) AIX
6 4 (6.78%) Windows 2000
6 4 (6.78%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.78%) UNIX
6 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) High Availability
2 18 (30.51%) WAN Optimisation
3 17 (28.81%) Network Monitoring
4 15 (25.42%) ITIL
5 12 (20.34%) Migration
6 11 (18.64%) Service Delivery
7 10 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (16.95%) ISMS
7 10 (16.95%) Information Assurance
8 9 (15.25%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (13.56%) Service Management
10 7 (11.86%) Change Management
11 6 (10.17%) Release Management
11 6 (10.17%) Capacity Management
12 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (6.78%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
13 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
14 3 (5.08%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) SQL
2 9 (15.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) C
3 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.78%) MCSE
6 3 (5.08%) CCNA
7 2 (3.39%) CCNP
7 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (44.07%) Active Directory
2 15 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.95%) VMware ESX
4 9 (15.25%) PowerHA
5 6 (10.17%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (10.17%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
6 4 (6.78%) vSphere
6 4 (6.78%) ISA Server
7 3 (5.08%) NFS
7 3 (5.08%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) SCCM
2 9 (15.25%) SCOM
3 6 (10.17%) MOM
3 6 (10.17%) HP SIM
3 6 (10.17%) SAP Afaria
4 4 (6.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (6.78%) Nagios
4 4 (6.78%) DameWare
4 4 (6.78%) OVSD
4 4 (6.78%) OpenView
5 3 (5.08%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (3.39%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.39%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.69%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.69%) Puppet
7 1 (1.69%) Opsview
Vendors
1 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
2 21 (35.59%) HP
3 17 (28.81%) Cisco
3 17 (28.81%) VMware
4 14 (23.73%) IBM
4 14 (23.73%) EMC
5 11 (18.64%) CheckPoint
6 10 (16.95%) Blue Coat
7 9 (15.25%) SAP
7 9 (15.25%) Juniper
7 9 (15.25%) NetApp
8 7 (11.86%) Oracle
8 7 (11.86%) F5
9 6 (10.17%) Business Objects
9 6 (10.17%) Sophos
9 6 (10.17%) Clearswift
9 6 (10.17%) Altiris
9 6 (10.17%) Qualys
10 5 (8.47%) McAfee
10 5 (8.47%) Citrix
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