The table below looks at the statistics for Network Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 73 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.39% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£305 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
-21.69% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-38.73% -
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
799 747 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.18% 79.13% 76.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 411 500
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 10
Average hourly rate £11.13 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.27% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £29.25 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Network Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Network Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Network Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) S/MIME
2 3 (75.00%) Lync
2 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) Postini
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (75.00%) Lync
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) S/MIME
1 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) Postini
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) IBM