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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Load Balancing over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Load Balancing (NLB)
Rank 617 590 588
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -2
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 36 50 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.090% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.11% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 17
Median daily rate £350 £354 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £261 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £354 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +4.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
45304 44011 42247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.57% 78.89% 77.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 29953 27402 26436
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1029 1284 1210
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £49.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Network Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 5 May 2016.

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 18 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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
England -31 36 £350 -4.10% 3
East of England +18 14 £348 -7.33%
South East -7 12 £400 +9.58% 1
Essex - 11 £348 -
Berkshire +6 6 £450 +71.42%
Hampshire - 6 £381 -
London -4 5 £350 -3.44% 1
Colchester - 5 £348 -
Hertfordshire +7 3 - -
Basingstoke - 3 £350 -
West Midlands -8 2 £375 -
South West -10 2 £346 +4.92%
Reading - 2 £363 -
City of London +34 1 - - 1
East Midlands +11 1 £350 -
Bristol +2 1 £363 +0.69%
Wiltshire -3 1 £330 +20.00%
Nottinghamshire -4 1 £350 -

Network Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 with a requirement for Network Load Balancing.

1 27 (58.70%) Windows
2 21 (45.65%) Cisco
3 19 (41.30%) IIS
3 19 (41.30%) High Availability
4 18 (39.13%) Windows Server
5 16 (34.78%) Finance
6 15 (32.61%) DNS
7 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
7 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
7 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
7 13 (28.26%) HP
7 13 (28.26%) Firewall
8 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (26.09%) VoIP
9 11 (23.91%) .NET
9 11 (23.91%) VMware
9 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
10 10 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (21.74%) Cisco UCCE
10 10 (21.74%) SQL
10 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (21.74%) CCNP
11 9 (19.57%) WAN
11 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
11 9 (19.57%) Service Delivery
12 8 (17.39%) Clustering
12 8 (17.39%) MPLS
12 8 (17.39%) Classic ASP
12 8 (17.39%) CCIE

Network Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills 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 19 (41.30%) IIS
2 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.04%) Live Communications Server
3 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.04%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.52%) Apache
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.52%) GlassFish
4 3 (6.52%) JBoss
4 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) DNS
2 13 (28.26%) Firewall
2 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
3 12 (26.09%) VoIP
4 9 (19.57%) WAN
5 8 (17.39%) MPLS
6 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (15.22%) HTTP
6 7 (15.22%) LAN
7 6 (13.04%) Internet
7 6 (13.04%) PBX
7 6 (13.04%) PSTN
7 6 (13.04%) RTP
7 6 (13.04%) Skype
8 4 (8.70%) BGP
8 4 (8.70%) BIG-IP
8 4 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (8.70%) OSPF
8 4 (8.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) VisualVM
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Applications Support
2 9 (19.57%) Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Voice Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Applications Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Web Applications Support
7 3 (6.52%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Support Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Field Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) Classic ASP
3 6 (13.04%) WCF
4 3 (6.52%) COM+
4 3 (6.52%) HTML
4 3 (6.52%) SOAP
4 3 (6.52%) XML
5 2 (4.35%) 802.1X
6 1 (2.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.39%) Clustering
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) DataPower
3 3 (6.52%) PKI
4 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.17%) EPoS
4 1 (2.17%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 27 (58.70%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.35%) Linux
8 1 (2.17%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) High Availability
2 9 (19.57%) Service Delivery
3 7 (15.22%) Capacity Management
3 7 (15.22%) Configuration Management
3 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (15.22%) Migration
4 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (13.04%) ITIL
4 6 (13.04%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.35%) Change Control
7 2 (4.35%) CRM
7 2 (4.35%) Document Management
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Wealth Management
8 1 (2.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) Java
2 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) CCNP
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.39%) CCIE
3 4 (8.70%) CCNA
3 4 (8.70%) MCSE
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.17%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.17%) MCSA
6 1 (2.17%) MCTS
6 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Terminal Server
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Xen
4 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (6.52%) Opsview
2 3 (6.52%) WSUS
3 2 (4.35%) BMC Marimba
3 2 (4.35%) vMotion
4 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.17%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.17%) EdgeSight
4 1 (2.17%) Hyperic
4 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.17%) Nagios
4 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.17%) Puppet
4 1 (2.17%) SCOM
4 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Cisco
2 13 (28.26%) HP
2 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
3 11 (23.91%) VMware
4 8 (17.39%) F5
4 8 (17.39%) Verint
5 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.87%) Blue Coat
6 5 (10.87%) IBM
7 4 (8.70%) Citrix
7 4 (8.70%) Dell
7 4 (8.70%) Oracle
7 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.52%) Software AG
8 3 (6.52%) Splunk
8 3 (6.52%) webMethods
9 2 (4.35%) Acronis
9 2 (4.35%) Avaya
10 1 (2.17%) CA
10 1 (2.17%) Juniper
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