The table below looks at the statistics for GLBP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GLBP over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
Rank 423 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GLBP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.032% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
GLBP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3094 2790 2859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.26% 12.17% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1990 1790 1776
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 85 123
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

GLBP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GLBP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GLBP Jobs Demand Trend in London

GLBP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GLBP across the London region.

GLBP Daily Rate Trend in London

GLBP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing GLBP 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 GLBP.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) CCIE
1 5 (100.00%) HSRP
1 5 (100.00%) Multicast
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Low Latency
2 4 (80.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) VRRP
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) IGMP
2 4 (80.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) WLAN
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (60.00%) WAAS
3 3 (60.00%) Junos
3 3 (60.00%) SevOne

GLBP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing GLBP 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 GLBP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) HSRP
1 5 (100.00%) Multicast
2 4 (80.00%) IGMP
2 4 (80.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) VRRP
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) WLAN
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (60.00%) WAAS
3 3 (60.00%) Junos
3 3 (60.00%) IOS XR
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
1 4 (80.00%) Low Latency
1 4 (80.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCIE
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) SevOne
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet