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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.32% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £341 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -19.70%
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
450 549 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 71.09% 71.39% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 281 270
Average daily rate £400 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £252 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +103.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.05 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £375 -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Network Load Balancing
East of England

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) SLA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
3 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) vCloud
3 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) Online Games
3 3 (50.00%) SCOM
3 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (50.00%) Games
3 3 (50.00%) Replication
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 3 (50.00%) IIS

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
1 3 (50.00%) Online Games
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (50.00%) vCloud
2 3 (50.00%) NFS
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) NetApp
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Akamai