Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 20 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 630 607 609
Rank change year-on-year -23 +2 -20
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 2 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.004% 0.020% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.023% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 6
London median daily rate £300 £325 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -1.14% -22.65%
England median daily rate £420 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +29.23% -13.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40583 38438 39314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.96% 86.23% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29509 27575 28097
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £675 £642 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 398 474
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.15 £50.84 £50.69
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Network Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Load Balancing in London

Network Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Load Balancing in London

Network Load Balancing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Load Balancing in London

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region with a requirement for Network Load Balancing.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet

Network Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) VMware