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 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
Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
Rank 406 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GLBP 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
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
3004 2808 3077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.47% 11.59% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1941 1822 1919
Average daily rate £375 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 87 135
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.25 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GLBP across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

GLBP Daily Rate Histogram in London

GLBP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GLBP within the London 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
City of London - - - -
GLBP
England

GLBP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
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
3 3 (60.00%) IOS XR

GLBP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 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