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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Load Balancing over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 427 429 432
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 8 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.034% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.041% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 8
Median daily rate £363 £329 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.49% -18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £311 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £588 £403 £356
% change year-on-year
+45.96% +12.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.91
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
19475 19430 19928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.07% 83.19% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13944 13956 14107
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 220 248
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% +1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.28 £52.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Network Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing across the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Network Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing within the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 2 £363 +0.69%
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
Network Load Balancing
England

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Network Load Balancing.

1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (53.33%) Citrix
5 8 (53.33%) DNS
5 8 (53.33%) IIS
6 7 (46.67%) ITIL
6 7 (46.67%) DHCP
7 6 (40.00%) Clustering
7 6 (40.00%) HP
7 6 (40.00%) Dell
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (33.33%) SCOM
8 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 5 (33.33%) Puppet
8 5 (33.33%) WSUS
8 5 (33.33%) Linux
8 5 (33.33%) MCSE
8 5 (33.33%) Perl
8 5 (33.33%) PHP
8 5 (33.33%) Apache
8 5 (33.33%) Tomcat

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) IIS
2 5 (33.33%) Apache
2 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (6.67%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) DHCP
3 5 (33.33%) X.509
4 3 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (6.67%) BGP
6 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.67%) LAN
6 1 (6.67%) OSPF
6 1 (6.67%) PBX
6 1 (6.67%) PSTN
6 1 (6.67%) RTP
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) VPLS
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Back Office
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Administrator
1 7 (46.67%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Scripter
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Perl Scripter
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
3 1 (6.67%) EPoS
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
3 4 (26.67%) ITSM
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (13.33%) Security Patching
6 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 5 (33.33%) Perl
1 5 (33.33%) PHP
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) MCSE
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) MCTS
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (33.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (33.33%) Nagios
2 5 (33.33%) Puppet
2 5 (33.33%) SCOM
2 5 (33.33%) WSUS
3 4 (26.67%) OpenView
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) Citrix
4 6 (40.00%) Dell
4 6 (40.00%) HP
5 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (26.67%) IBM
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco
8 2 (13.33%) F5
8 2 (13.33%) NetApp
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle
9 1 (6.67%) Brocade
9 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
9 1 (6.67%) EMC
9 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
9 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
9 1 (6.67%) Nortel
9 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
9 1 (6.67%) VeriFone