Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Network Load Balancing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Load Balancing over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Load Balancing (NLB)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 - 176
Rank change year-on-year - +176 +12
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.073% - 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Berkshire median daily rate - - £430
South East median daily rate £381 £250 £400
% change year-on-year +52.50% -37.50% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Network Load Balancing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3441 3497 3877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.58% 81.34% 78.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1796 1882 2144
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £226
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 131 176
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £30.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.44% -40.89% +77.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £38.45 £48.75 £44.38
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%

Network Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Network Load Balancing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Load Balancing in Berkshire

Network Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Load Balancing in Berkshire

Network Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 3 - -
Network Load Balancing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Network Load Balancing.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) RHCE
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Network Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) RHCE
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) VMware