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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 249 233 227
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 5 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.054% 0.078% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.071% 0.11% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 7
Average daily rate
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£365 £345 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% -31.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £448 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £341 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -24.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7059 6436 5756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.65% 71.88% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3994 3588 3039
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 263 240
Average hourly rate £27.25 £27.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Surrey +6 3 £365 -18.88% 1
Berkshire - 1 £263 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Clustering
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) Avaya
4 5 (45.45%) SAN
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) IIS
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
5 4 (36.36%) vSphere
5 4 (36.36%) Lync
6 3 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (27.27%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
6 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) Live Communications Server
6 3 (27.27%) PKI
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) RTP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) Lync
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (18.18%) SAS
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (9.09%) GroupWise
5 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
4 3 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (27.27%) RTP
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) PBX
4 3 (27.27%) PSTN
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) VLAN
5 2 (18.18%) NAS
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (9.09%) FWSM
6 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
6 1 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Field Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Flash
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Document Management
2 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCITP
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) MCTS
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) vSphere
4 3 (27.27%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (18.18%) vCloud
6 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) vMotion
2 1 (9.09%) Control-M
2 1 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Avaya
3 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 3 (27.27%) Websense
3 3 (27.27%) Nortel
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp
3 3 (27.27%) Lotus
3 3 (27.27%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 1 (9.09%) IronPort
5 1 (9.09%) CA
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Nokia
5 1 (9.09%) Novell
5 1 (9.09%) IBM