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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
Rank - - 425
Contract jobs citing GLBP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - £463
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
3048 3125 3045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.66% 13.03% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1966 1936 1968
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 97 96
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 August 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 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) VRRP
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) IGMP
1 4 (100.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) Network Design
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WLAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
1 4 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 4 (100.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
1 4 (100.00%) Multicast
1 4 (100.00%) CCIE
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) IOS XR
2 3 (75.00%) NX-OS
2 3 (75.00%) SevOne
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) WAAS
2 3 (75.00%) Junos

GLBP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WLAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) VRRP
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) IGMP
1 4 (100.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
1 4 (100.00%) Multicast
2 3 (75.00%) IOS XR
2 3 (75.00%) NX-OS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) WAAS
2 3 (75.00%) Junos
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Eurex
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Network Design
1 4 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 4 (100.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCIE
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
1 3 (75.00%) SevOne