The table below looks at the statistics for Network Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank - 135 -
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £401 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £311 £398
% change year-on-year
+18.07% -21.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.91 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -38.73%
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2532 2308 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.70% 72.99% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1522 1050
Average daily rate £400 £395 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 89 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Load Balancing across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Network Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Network Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Network Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Network Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Wireless
1 9 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
2 7 (77.78%) VLAN
2 7 (77.78%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) CA
4 2 (22.22%) Nokia
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
4 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (22.22%) IronPort
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Network Management
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 2 (22.22%) FWSM
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) Spanning Tree

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Wireless
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) VLAN
3 3 (33.33%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 2 (22.22%) FWSM
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Network Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Network Support
2 6 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Network Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) CA
3 2 (22.22%) Nokia
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
3 2 (22.22%) IronPort