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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Load Balancing over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 55 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.42% 0.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £347 £341
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
542 538 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.12% 75.24% 74.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 271 289
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £531 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 34 29
Median hourly rate £42.65 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.58% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £10.05 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.40 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 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 17 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Network Load Balancing.

1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IP Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) F5