The table below looks at the statistics for Network Load Balancing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Load Balancing over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 559 562 526
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -36
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 36 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.039% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.053% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 17
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £343 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Load Balancing
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing within the UK.

Network Load Balancing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Load Balancing
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Network Load Balancing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Load Balancing
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Load Balancing within the UK.

Network Load Balancing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
England -14 32 £425 -5.55% 17
London +22 17 £425 -5.55% 6
East of England - 9 £340 -
South East -22 4 £375 +7.14% 2
City of London +3 3 £425 -5.55% 3
South West - 2 £425 - 4
Bedfordshire - 2 £300 -
Luton - 2 £300 -
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Stafford - - - - 1
Woking - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bromsgrove - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 2
Cwmbran - - - - 1
Exeter - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Devon - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 58 (87.88%) Windows
2 40 (60.61%) DNS
3 37 (56.06%) Microsoft
4 30 (45.45%) WAN
5 28 (42.42%) Linux
5 28 (42.42%) Firewall
6 25 (37.88%) MS Excel
7 23 (34.85%) Cisco
7 23 (34.85%) VMware
8 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (30.30%) High Availability
9 20 (30.30%) SAN
9 20 (30.30%) Network Monitoring
10 19 (28.79%) TCP/IP
10 19 (28.79%) WAN Optimisation
11 18 (27.27%) ITIL
12 17 (25.76%) VPN
12 17 (25.76%) HP
12 17 (25.76%) EMC
12 17 (25.76%) PKI
13 16 (24.24%) MS Exchange
13 16 (24.24%) Service Management
13 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (22.73%) VLAN
14 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
15 14 (21.21%) CheckPoint
15 14 (21.21%) OSPF

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 16 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.67%) IIS
3 10 (15.15%) SharePoint
4 9 (13.64%) Lync
5 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (10.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (9.09%) NetWeaver
6 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (6.06%) Live Communications Server
8 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (3.03%) SAS
9 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.52%) GroupWise
10 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (37.88%) MS Excel
2 14 (21.21%) MS Office
3 8 (12.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (60.61%) DNS
2 30 (45.45%) WAN
3 28 (42.42%) Firewall
4 20 (30.30%) SAN
5 19 (28.79%) TCP/IP
6 17 (25.76%) VPN
7 15 (22.73%) VLAN
8 14 (21.21%) OSPF
8 14 (21.21%) BGP
9 13 (19.70%) DHCP
10 12 (18.18%) MPLS
11 11 (16.67%) DMVPN
11 11 (16.67%) HSRP
11 11 (16.67%) IPsec
11 11 (16.67%) HTTPS
12 10 (15.15%) LAN
12 10 (15.15%) HTTP
12 10 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (13.64%) iSCSI
14 8 (12.12%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.58%) SAP HANA
4 2 (3.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Maven
1 1 (1.52%) Selenium
1 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.58%) Games
3 3 (4.55%) Publishing
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Analyst
2 10 (15.15%) Architect
2 10 (15.15%) Network Support
3 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (12.12%) Network Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) SAP Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Network Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) SharePoint Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Field Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Server Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (3.03%) Systems Designer
9 2 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) SOAP
1 6 (9.09%) REST
2 5 (7.58%) Web Services
3 4 (6.06%) .NET
4 3 (4.55%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 3 (4.55%) MSMQ
5 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.52%) JSON
5 1 (1.52%) Middleware
5 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) PKI
2 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (13.64%) HACMP
4 8 (12.12%) Clustering
4 8 (12.12%) Replication
5 7 (10.61%) Cryptography
6 5 (7.58%) Online Games
7 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
7 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.52%) FMCG
8 1 (1.52%) Open Source
8 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.52%) NHS
8 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (87.88%) Windows
2 28 (42.42%) Linux
3 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (13.64%) AIX
7 8 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (4.55%) UNIX
9 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) High Availability
1 20 (30.30%) Network Monitoring
2 19 (28.79%) WAN Optimisation
3 18 (27.27%) ITIL
4 16 (24.24%) Service Management
5 14 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (16.67%) ISMS
6 11 (16.67%) Information Assurance
7 9 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (13.64%) Service Delivery
8 8 (12.12%) Change Management
8 8 (12.12%) Migration
8 8 (12.12%) Network Management
9 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
10 6 (9.09%) Capacity Management
10 6 (9.09%) Release Management
11 5 (7.58%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
11 5 (7.58%) Time Management
11 5 (7.58%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (7.58%) CCNP
6 3 (4.55%) MCSE
7 2 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (3.03%) CCSP
7 2 (3.03%) CCNA
7 2 (3.03%) CCSA
7 2 (3.03%) CCVP
7 2 (3.03%) Degree
7 2 (3.03%) MCTS
7 2 (3.03%) MCITP
8 1 (1.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) SLA
2 8 (12.12%) QA
3 6 (9.09%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (16.67%) vSphere
5 10 (15.15%) VMware ESX
6 9 (13.64%) PowerHA
7 7 (10.61%) vCloud
7 7 (10.61%) NFS
8 6 (9.09%) Hyper-V
8 6 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.52%) XenApp
9 1 (1.52%) XenServer
9 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) SCCM
2 8 (12.12%) SCOM
3 5 (7.58%) WhatsUp Gold
3 5 (7.58%) Puppet
3 5 (7.58%) Nagios
4 4 (6.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (4.55%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (56.06%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.85%) Cisco
2 23 (34.85%) VMware
3 17 (25.76%) HP
3 17 (25.76%) EMC
4 14 (21.21%) CheckPoint
5 13 (19.70%) NetApp
6 12 (18.18%) IBM
6 12 (18.18%) Juniper
6 12 (18.18%) Blue Coat
7 11 (16.67%) Citrix
8 10 (15.15%) McAfee
9 9 (13.64%) SAP
10 8 (12.12%) F5
10 8 (12.12%) Riverbed
10 8 (12.12%) TippingPoint
10 8 (12.12%) Crossbeam
11 6 (9.09%) Dell
11 6 (9.09%) Business Objects
11 6 (9.09%) Oracle
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