The table below looks at the statistics for NLBS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NLBS over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Network Load Balancing Services (NLBS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing NLBS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
NLBS
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
90 123 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.41% 13.21% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 64 66
Median daily rate £400 £391 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 30 13
Median hourly rate £43.28 £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.83% +30.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

NLBS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing NLBS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

NLBS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

NLBS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

NLBS Daily Rate Trend in Reading