The table below looks at the statistics for Network Load Balancing 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 Network Load Balancing over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 401 409 389
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 18 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.073% 0.040% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.051% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £440 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £344 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 - £27.50
Network Load Balancing
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19008 19421 18043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.36% 77.81% 75.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13881 13625 12368
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 238 294
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -30.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Network Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Network Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Network Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in London

Network Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Load Balancing across the London region.

Network Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Network Load Balancing
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 Network Load Balancing within the London region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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 +17 2 £425 -5.55%
Network Load Balancing
England

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 23 (82.14%) WAN
3 21 (75.00%) Linux
4 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 19 (67.86%) High Availability
6 18 (64.29%) WAN Optimisation
6 18 (64.29%) Firewall
7 15 (53.57%) DNS
8 14 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
10 12 (42.86%) VPN
10 12 (42.86%) IBM
10 12 (42.86%) SAN
10 12 (42.86%) MPLS
10 12 (42.86%) VLAN
10 12 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (39.29%) VMware
11 11 (39.29%) EMC
12 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
12 10 (35.71%) HTTPS
12 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
12 10 (35.71%) MS Office
12 10 (35.71%) IPsec
12 10 (35.71%) OSPF
12 10 (35.71%) BGP
12 10 (35.71%) PKI
12 10 (35.71%) Blue Coat
12 10 (35.71%) ISMS
12 10 (35.71%) Information Assurance

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (21.43%) NetWeaver
2 5 (17.86%) IIS
2 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (35.71%) MS Office
3 7 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.57%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 23 (82.14%) WAN
2 18 (64.29%) Firewall
3 15 (53.57%) DNS
4 12 (42.86%) VPN
4 12 (42.86%) SAN
4 12 (42.86%) MPLS
4 12 (42.86%) VLAN
5 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 10 (35.71%) HTTPS
5 10 (35.71%) IPsec
5 10 (35.71%) OSPF
5 10 (35.71%) BGP
5 10 (35.71%) DMVPN
5 10 (35.71%) HSRP
6 9 (32.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (32.14%) HTTP
7 5 (17.86%) VoIP
7 5 (17.86%) DHCP
7 5 (17.86%) LAN
8 3 (10.71%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 5 (17.86%) SAP HANA
4 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (10.71%) Back Office
5 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.57%) Banking
6 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Architect
2 9 (32.14%) Network Support
3 8 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (21.43%) SAP Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) WCF
1 1 (3.57%) WF
1 1 (3.57%) LINQ
1 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.57%) JSON
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
1 1 (3.57%) jQuery
1 1 (3.57%) HTML5
1 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (35.71%) PKI
3 9 (32.14%) HACMP
4 3 (10.71%) Statistics
4 3 (10.71%) Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) FMCG
5 1 (3.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Linux
3 9 (32.14%) AIX
4 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) High Availability
2 18 (64.29%) WAN Optimisation
3 12 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (35.71%) ISMS
4 10 (35.71%) Information Assurance
5 9 (32.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (32.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (25.00%) Change Management
7 6 (21.43%) ITIL
7 6 (21.43%) Capacity Management
8 5 (17.86%) Release Management
8 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (17.86%) Service Management
8 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
9 4 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 3 (10.71%) Migration
10 3 (10.71%) Workflow
11 2 (7.14%) QMS
11 2 (7.14%) Network Design
11 2 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (32.14%) PowerHA
2 9 (32.14%) VMware ESX
3 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (10.71%) ISA Server
6 2 (7.14%) NFS
7 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) OVSD
1 3 (10.71%) DameWare
1 3 (10.71%) OpenView
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) IBM
3 11 (39.29%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) EMC
4 10 (35.71%) Blue Coat
5 9 (32.14%) SAP
6 8 (28.57%) Cisco
7 7 (25.00%) NetApp
7 7 (25.00%) Oracle
8 6 (21.43%) Business Objects
9 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
9 5 (17.86%) HP
10 3 (10.71%) Clearswift
10 3 (10.71%) Nokia
10 3 (10.71%) F5
11 2 (7.14%) Avaya
11 2 (7.14%) Juniper
11 2 (7.14%) Citrix
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