Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for NLBS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NLBS 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.

Microsoft Network Load Balancing Services (NLBS)
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 595
Contract jobs citing NLBS 0 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - - 0.039%
As % of the System Software category - - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 18
London median daily rate - - £340
England median daily rate - - £340
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

NLBS is in the System Software 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 system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5799 5526 4442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.30% 12.22% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4159 3817 3000
London median daily rate £485 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £185 £193 £175
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 144 209
London median hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.79% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.08 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.25 £50.00 £34.60
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.94% -0.78% +6.67%

NLBS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing NLBS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for NLBS in London

NLBS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NLBS in London