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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 67 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.37% - 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% - 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £311 £398
% change year-on-year
+18.07% -21.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.91 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -38.73%
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
586 620 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.26% 78.48% 74.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 349 188
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 27 27
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.50% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.05 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Network Load Balancing
East of England

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Internet

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase IQ
2 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Team Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Network Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (33.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) EMC