The table below looks at the statistics for Network Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 124 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£297 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.51% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 - -
Network Load Balancing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2099 1729 1779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.50% 69.97% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 855 880
Average daily rate £379 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 77
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +44.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Network Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Network Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Network Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Network Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
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Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) Junos
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) Junos
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 3 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) EMC