The table below looks at the statistics for GLBP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GLBP over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
Rank 78 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GLBP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £491 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £491 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
GLBP
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
291 203 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.23% 20.44% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 74 90
Average daily rate £400 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £457 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

GLBP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GLBP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GLBP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

GLBP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GLBP across the Reading region.

GLBP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

GLBP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) VRRP
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) Network Planning
1 3 (100.00%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification

GLBP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) HSRP
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VRRP
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco