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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Load Balancing over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 253 236 236
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 2 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.058% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.081% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 12
Average daily rate
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- £344 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.29% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.91 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 - £27.50
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7009 6206 6826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.11% 71.42% 71.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3989 3480 3291
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 245 340
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Load Balancing across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Network Load Balancing
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (80.00%) Clustering
2 8 (80.00%) SCCM
3 6 (60.00%) SCOM
3 6 (60.00%) Qualys
3 6 (60.00%) HP SIM
3 6 (60.00%) Altiris
3 6 (60.00%) IIS
3 6 (60.00%) MOM
3 6 (60.00%) Sophos
3 6 (60.00%) SAP Afaria
3 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) NAS
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Juniper
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) SAS
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) CRM
6 2 (20.00%) MCSE
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) SAS
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Lync
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) NAS
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) PBX
4 1 (10.00%) PSTN
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (60.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Clustering
2 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Document Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) SCCM
2 6 (60.00%) SCOM
2 6 (60.00%) HP SIM
2 6 (60.00%) SAP Afaria
2 6 (60.00%) MOM
3 2 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) Sophos
2 6 (60.00%) Altiris
2 6 (60.00%) Qualys
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) Radware