The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 41 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing VLAN 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.92% 0.75% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 6.38% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £25.36
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +38.01%
VLAN
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.34% 11.75% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 12
Average daily rate £300 £400 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £494 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 3
Average hourly rate £46.07 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.17% +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VLAN across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VLAN across the Bedfordshire region.

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VLAN across the Bedfordshire region.

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 3 £325 -
VLAN
East of England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VLAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VLAN.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) IPv4
4 2 (40.00%) RIP
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WLAN
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (20.00%) ICMP
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VLAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) IPv4
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) RIP
3 2 (40.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) ADSL
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Migration Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) CCENT
4 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (20.00%) JNCIS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (20.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Progress