Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 358 381 383
Rank change year-on-year +23 +2 -38
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 4 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.025% 0.064% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.030% 0.079% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 7
South East median daily rate - £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +16.80%
England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 13365 15283 15755
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.58% 82.03% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7797 9363 9050
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £562 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 497 537 556
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.35 £50.55 £46.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year - +15.53% +5.56%

Network Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Load Balancing in the South East

Network Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Load Balancing in the South East

Network Load Balancing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Load Balancing in the South East

Network Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 22 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
Thames Valley +9 3 - -
Berkshire +21 2 - -
Hampshire +16 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Network Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for Network Load Balancing.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) RHCE

Network Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (75.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Architect
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) RHCE
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) EdgeSight
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) BT
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) IronPort
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec