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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 620 591 565
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -26
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 11 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.031% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.027% 0.039% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 21
Median daily rate £338 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £550 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £266 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-23.92% +12.00%
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
41428 41257 37860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.98% 79.94% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27601 27254 23966
Median daily rate £450 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 1077 1095
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -2 8 £331 +6.59% 1
East of England +21 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +1 1 £575 +64.28%
Network Load Balancing
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Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 23 (51.11%) IIS
3 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
4 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
4 17 (37.78%) VMware
5 16 (35.56%) Cisco
6 15 (33.33%) DNS
6 15 (33.33%) High Availability
7 14 (31.11%) Finance
8 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (26.67%) Configuration Management
9 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (24.44%) .NET
10 11 (24.44%) Linux
11 10 (22.22%) Red Hat
11 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 10 (22.22%) Firewall
12 9 (20.00%) HP
12 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
13 8 (17.78%) Apache
13 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
13 8 (17.78%) ITIL
13 8 (17.78%) Classic ASP
13 8 (17.78%) Citrix
13 8 (17.78%) Internet
13 8 (17.78%) HTTP
13 8 (17.78%) Clustering
13 8 (17.78%) Data Centre

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 23 (51.11%) IIS
2 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (17.78%) Apache
3 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
4 6 (13.33%) Live Communications Server
4 6 (13.33%) Skype for Business
5 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
6 3 (6.67%) GlassFish
6 3 (6.67%) JBoss
6 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
7 2 (4.44%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) DNS
2 10 (22.22%) Firewall
2 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 8 (17.78%) HTTP
3 8 (17.78%) Internet
4 7 (15.56%) VoIP
5 6 (13.33%) PBX
5 6 (13.33%) PSTN
5 6 (13.33%) RTP
5 6 (13.33%) Skype
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (11.11%) DHCP
6 5 (11.11%) WAN
6 5 (11.11%) X.509
7 4 (8.89%) MPLS
8 3 (6.67%) BIG-IP
8 3 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (6.67%) Network Security
8 3 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.22%) Informix
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) VisualVM
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Back Office
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 9 (20.00%) Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Administrator
3 7 (15.56%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.89%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Applications Support Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (8.89%) Linux 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%) Linux Scripter
7 3 (6.67%) Support Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Perl Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) Classic ASP
3 6 (13.33%) WCF
4 4 (8.89%) XML
5 3 (6.67%) COM+
5 3 (6.67%) HTML
5 3 (6.67%) Middleware
5 3 (6.67%) SOAP
6 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
6 1 (2.22%) Dropwizard
6 1 (2.22%) J2EE
6 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.22%) REST
6 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Clustering
1 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) DataPower
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.22%) EPoS
4 1 (2.22%) RIA
4 1 (2.22%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (24.44%) Linux
6 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.22%) Solaris
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) High Availability
2 12 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 8 (17.78%) ITIL
4 7 (15.56%) Capacity Management
4 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (13.33%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (11.11%) Migration
6 5 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.67%) ITSM
8 2 (4.44%) Change Control
8 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.44%) Wealth Management
9 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.22%) Information Management
9 1 (2.22%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.56%) SQL
3 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 6 (13.33%) Perl
4 5 (11.11%) Java
4 5 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.44%) VB
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) CCIE
1 5 (11.11%) CCNP
1 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (11.11%) MCSE
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) MCTS
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.67%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.22%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.22%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) Xen
5 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) WSUS
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco UCCE
3 6 (13.33%) Nagios
3 6 (13.33%) Puppet
3 6 (13.33%) SCOM
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (6.67%) Opsview
6 2 (4.44%) OpenView
7 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.22%) EdgeSight
7 1 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (2.22%) Hyperic
7 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.22%) SCCM
7 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
1 17 (37.78%) VMware
2 16 (35.56%) Cisco
3 10 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 9 (20.00%) HP
5 8 (17.78%) Citrix
6 7 (15.56%) F5
7 6 (13.33%) IBM
8 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 5 (11.11%) Oracle
8 5 (11.11%) Verint
9 4 (8.89%) Dell
10 3 (6.67%) Blue Coat
10 3 (6.67%) Software AG
10 3 (6.67%) Splunk
10 3 (6.67%) webMethods
11 2 (4.44%) NetApp
12 1 (2.22%) Brocade
12 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
12 1 (2.22%) Riverbed