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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 122 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% - 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% - 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £401
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -22.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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
2304 2083 1841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 78.08% 76.61% 71.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1143 932
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 36 33
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 2015. 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
Glasgow - 4 £228 - 1
Renfrewshire - 2 £268 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Network Load Balancing
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Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
1 9 (90.00%) Juniper
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (70.00%) MS Office
3 7 (70.00%) McAfee
3 7 (70.00%) Incident Management
3 7 (70.00%) Network Management
3 7 (70.00%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (60.00%) Junos
4 6 (60.00%) F5
4 6 (60.00%) TippingPoint
4 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) Riverbed
4 6 (60.00%) Crossbeam
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (60.00%) HP
5 5 (50.00%) Service Management
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) Network Security
5 5 (50.00%) Cryptography
5 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (50.00%) QA
5 5 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) Time Management
6 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) JRun
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (60.00%) Junos
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) SSL
6 1 (10.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) FTP
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) COM+
1 1 (10.00%) ISAPI
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Incident Management
1 7 (70.00%) Network Management
1 7 (70.00%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (10.00%) BS7799
3 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (30.00%) vSphere
1 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Juniper
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) McAfee
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (60.00%) F5
4 6 (60.00%) Crossbeam
4 6 (60.00%) TippingPoint
4 6 (60.00%) Riverbed
4 6 (60.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) EMC
5 3 (30.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (10.00%) CA
6 1 (10.00%) Remedy
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