The table below looks at the statistics for Network Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 53 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.59% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£510 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £340 £425
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Network Load Balancing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
500 432 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.75% 67.50% 68.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 227 349
Average daily rate £405 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 34
Average hourly rate £33.50 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £37.50 £47.50
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 Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Load Balancing across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing across the Hertfordshire region.

Network Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) NFS
2 3 (75.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) Online Games
2 3 (75.00%) SCOM
2 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) vCloud
2 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
1 3 (75.00%) Online Games
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (75.00%) vCloud
1 3 (75.00%) NFS
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCOM
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Dell
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) NetApp
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Akamai