Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 27 July 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)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 792 817 806
Rank change year-on-year +25 -11 -32
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 16 47 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.018% 0.046% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.055% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 36 33
England median daily rate £350 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +3.60%
10th Percentile £256 £313 £263
90th Percentile £389 £466 £495
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year - +0.36% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74227 84838 82921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.50% 83.59% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 49039 56622 53562
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £284 £269 £263
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1854 1977 2365
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +6.41%
10th Percentile £11.66 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%

Network Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Load Balancing in England

Network Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Load Balancing in England

Network Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Load Balancing in England over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Load Balancing in England

Network Load Balancing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Load Balancing in England

Network Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
North of England +62 7 £375 -41.18% 1
South East +15 4 - - 3
Yorkshire +40 3 - - 1
London -4 3 £350 +5.66% 1
North West - 3 £375 -
Midlands +16 2 £274 -24.48% 1
East Midlands -2 2 £274 -21.79% 1
North East - 1 £223 -
Network Load Balancing
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 England region with a requirement for Network Load Balancing.

1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) DNS
3 7 (43.75%) DHCP
3 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) HP
4 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (31.25%) F5
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Clustering
6 4 (25.00%) Juniper
6 4 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (18.75%) Citrix
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (18.75%) VPN
7 3 (18.75%) IIS
7 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
7 3 (18.75%) LAN
7 3 (18.75%) WAN
7 3 (18.75%) Wireless
7 3 (18.75%) Sophos
7 3 (18.75%) BGP
7 3 (18.75%) CCNA
7 3 (18.75%) SQL

Network Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (12.50%) Mimecast
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) DHCP
2 7 (43.75%) DNS
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (18.75%) BGP
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
5 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
5 3 (18.75%) OSPF
5 3 (18.75%) VLAN
5 3 (18.75%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
6 2 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Network Support
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Architect
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Network Management
2 3 (18.75%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 2 (12.50%) Presales
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
4 1 (6.25%) Escalation Management
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNA
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCITP
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) RHCE
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) XenApp
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) Firmware
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) EdgeSight
3 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) F5
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Juniper
6 3 (18.75%) Brocade
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 3 (18.75%) Sophos
7 2 (12.50%) NetApp
7 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 1 (6.25%) BT
8 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
8 1 (6.25%) IBM
8 1 (6.25%) IronPort
8 1 (6.25%) McAfee
8 1 (6.25%) Symantec
8 1 (6.25%) TippingPoint
8 1 (6.25%) Veeam
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