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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank - 274 244
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.042% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.052% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Median daily rate - £550 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +77.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £267 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-23.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7216 7648 6946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.45% 79.97% 76.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4365 4548 3823
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 246 251
Median hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.58% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 11 (91.67%) High Availability
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) VoIP
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 5 (41.67%) Verint
4 5 (41.67%) Skype
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business
4 5 (41.67%) Live Communications Server
4 5 (41.67%) PBX
4 5 (41.67%) PSTN
4 5 (41.67%) RTP
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) CCIE
5 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Change Control
6 2 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management

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 (41.67%) Live Communications Server
1 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
1 6 (50.00%) VoIP
2 5 (41.67%) PBX
2 5 (41.67%) PSTN
2 5 (41.67%) RTP
2 5 (41.67%) Skype
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) SMTP
5 1 (8.33%) SNMP
5 1 (8.33%) SSL
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Voice Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Voice Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) High Availability
2 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
6 1 (8.33%) Conflict Management
6 1 (8.33%) Information Management
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCIE
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Terminal Server
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) Verint
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft