The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 403 361 415
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +54
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 9 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.13% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.17% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 6
Average daily rate £410 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £251 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-19.70% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £26.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18535 16423 20573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.61% 76.02% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13086 11421 13439
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 222 328
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Network Load Balancing
England

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
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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -14 4 £450 +29.49% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £170 -
Network Load Balancing
England

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (73.68%) ITIL
2 13 (68.42%) SharePoint
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) IIS
4 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 10 (52.63%) .NET
4 10 (52.63%) Firewall
4 10 (52.63%) VMware
4 10 (52.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (52.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
5 9 (47.37%) Cisco
5 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
6 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
7 7 (36.84%) VMware ESX
7 7 (36.84%) Financial Institution
7 7 (36.84%) Kofax
7 7 (36.84%) Finance
7 7 (36.84%) Banking
7 7 (36.84%) ISO 9001
7 7 (36.84%) DNS
7 7 (36.84%) C
7 7 (36.84%) Windows
8 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
8 6 (31.58%) HP
8 6 (31.58%) DHCP
8 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
8 6 (31.58%) F5

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (68.42%) SharePoint
2 12 (63.16%) IIS
3 10 (52.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (52.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
5 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) MS Office
3 3 (15.79%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) DNS
3 6 (31.58%) DHCP
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (26.32%) LAN
4 5 (26.32%) IPv4
5 3 (15.79%) DMZ
5 3 (15.79%) LDAP
6 2 (10.53%) VPN
7 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
7 1 (5.26%) TACACS
7 1 (5.26%) Internet
7 1 (5.26%) MPLS
7 1 (5.26%) OSPF
7 1 (5.26%) BGP
7 1 (5.26%) SAN
7 1 (5.26%) SSL
7 1 (5.26%) Wireless
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (36.84%) Financial Institution
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
1 7 (36.84%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) SharePoint Administrator
1 7 (36.84%) SharePoint Developer
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
1 7 (36.84%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
2 3 (15.79%) JSON
2 3 (15.79%) WCF
2 3 (15.79%) WF
2 3 (15.79%) LINQ
2 3 (15.79%) jQuery
2 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (15.79%) HTML5
3 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Statistics
2 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
3 2 (10.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) UML
3 3 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) RUP
3 3 (15.79%) EAI
3 3 (15.79%) OOD
3 3 (15.79%) SOA
3 3 (15.79%) Workflow
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Content Management
3 3 (15.79%) Web Development
3 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 7 (36.84%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCIE
2 1 (5.26%) CCSP
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) CCDA
2 1 (5.26%) CCDP
2 1 (5.26%) CCSA
2 1 (5.26%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (36.84%) VMware ESX
4 5 (26.32%) ISA Server
5 2 (10.53%) XenApp
5 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) OVSD
1 5 (26.32%) DameWare
1 5 (26.32%) OpenView
2 2 (10.53%) SCOrch
2 2 (10.53%) SCSM
2 2 (10.53%) AppDNA
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.26%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco
4 7 (36.84%) Kofax
5 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
5 6 (31.58%) HP
5 6 (31.58%) F5
6 5 (26.32%) Nokia
6 5 (26.32%) IBM
6 5 (26.32%) Clearswift
7 3 (15.79%) Citrix
8 2 (10.53%) NetApp
9 1 (5.26%) Juniper
9 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
9 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
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