The first table below looks at the demand for Network Load Balancing 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 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 Reading 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 71 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% - 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £394 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-19.70% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
786 550 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.18% 71.24% 63.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 236 267
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Network Load Balancing
Berkshire

Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Network Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Network Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Network Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Network Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Network Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Network Load Balancing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (100.00%) IIS
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) PBX
2 6 (85.71%) PSTN
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Nortel
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Avaya
2 6 (85.71%) Lotus
2 6 (85.71%) RTP
2 6 (85.71%) Service Management
2 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (85.71%) MCITP
2 6 (85.71%) Live Communications Server
2 6 (85.71%) PKI
2 6 (85.71%) MCTS
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (85.71%) Lync
3 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (100.00%) IIS
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Live Communications Server
2 6 (85.71%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) PBX
1 6 (85.71%) PSTN
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) RTP
2 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) Support Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Service Management
1 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (85.71%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (85.71%) MCITP
1 6 (85.71%) MCTS
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Nortel
1 6 (85.71%) Avaya
1 6 (85.71%) Lotus