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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 260 268 246
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.012% 0.041% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.015% 0.051% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £250 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% -1.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £588 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+52.59% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.91
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
6689 7861 7146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.40% 79.64% 76.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4129 4807 3976
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 £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 270 281
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.09 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.10% +68.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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
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 1 October 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 +12 1 £250 -33.33%
Network Load Balancing
England

Network Load Balancing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) EdgeSight
1 1 (100.00%) SafeCom

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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) EdgeSight
1 1 (100.00%) SafeCom
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) VMware