The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 28 March 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 - 133
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.14% - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1757 2325 2218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.68% 81.10% 82.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1591 1436
Median daily rate £410 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 64 64
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Network Load Balancing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Network Load Balancing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Load Balancing in Yorkshire

Network Load Balancing
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Network Load Balancing
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Network Load Balancing.

1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
1 3 (50.00%) Brocade
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Release Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Kafka
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) AMQP
2 2 (33.33%) RIA
2 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML

Network Load Balancing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) AMQP
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Informix
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
1 1 (16.67%) iGaming
1 1 (16.67%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Kafka
1 2 (33.33%) LAMP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) RIA
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Brocade
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft