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 26 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 137
Contract jobs citing Network Load Balancing 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - - 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £223 £267 £350
% change year-on-year -16.66% -23.71%  
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 1699 2399 2475
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.44% 86.51% 83.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1112 1668 1729
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 34 55
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -8.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.52 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £23.50 £45.00
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 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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Brocade
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Brocade
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco