The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 3 months to 25 June 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 56 -
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £223 £267 £349
% change year-on-year -16.66% -23.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 506 507 705
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 80.96% 78.60% 78.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 268 363
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 59
Median hourly rate £17.77 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.92% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Network Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Network Load Balancing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Load Balancing in Hertfordshire

Network Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Load Balancing in Hertfordshire