The table below looks at the statistics for Network Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Load Balancing over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 260 254 240
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 9 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.099% 0.053% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.068% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Median daily rate £400 £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £293 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.90% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Network Load Balancing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7328 7361 6934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.20% 78.73% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4515 4210 3847
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 255 278
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Network Load Balancing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Network Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Network Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Network Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Network Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Load Balancing across the South East region.

Network Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Network Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 6 £381 -
Berkshire -8 3 £450 +71.42%
Network Load Balancing
England

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Load Balancing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Network Load Balancing.

1 13 (92.86%) High Availability
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) DNS
3 8 (57.14%) HP
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) VoIP
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) RTP
5 5 (35.71%) Live Communications Server
5 5 (35.71%) PBX
5 5 (35.71%) PSTN
5 5 (35.71%) CCNP
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
5 5 (35.71%) Verint
5 5 (35.71%) Skype
5 5 (35.71%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) WAN
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) MCSE
7 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) Live Communications Server
1 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) DNS
1 8 (57.14%) VoIP
2 5 (35.71%) PBX
2 5 (35.71%) PSTN
2 5 (35.71%) RTP
2 5 (35.71%) Skype
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) NAS
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) VLAN
6 1 (7.14%) BGP
6 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
6 1 (7.14%) MPLS
6 1 (7.14%) OSPF
6 1 (7.14%) SNMP
6 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Business Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Field Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) High Availability
2 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) Document Management
5 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Wealth Management
6 1 (7.14%) Conflict Management
6 1 (7.14%) Information Management
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNP
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCIE
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Terminal Server
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (14.29%) BMC Marimba
2 2 (14.29%) vMotion
3 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Verint
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Acronis
5 2 (14.29%) Avaya
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Dell
5 2 (14.29%) VMware