The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 95 102 107
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing VLAN 26 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.03% 0.93% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.63% 3.43% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 8
Average daily rate £365 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £272 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £405 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £15.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 - £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.24 - £16.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +23.07%
VLAN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
561 728 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.27% 27.09% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 325 235
Average daily rate £363 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.51% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £202 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 39
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £39.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

VLAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

VLAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
Reading +4 16 £418 -7.22% 1
Slough +7 5 - -
Newbury - 3 £313 -
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 37 (68.52%) Cisco
2 34 (62.96%) OSPF
2 34 (62.96%) VPN
2 34 (62.96%) Firewall
3 30 (55.56%) BGP
4 26 (48.15%) TCP/IP
4 26 (48.15%) LAN
5 22 (40.74%) Juniper
6 21 (38.89%) CheckPoint
7 16 (29.63%) MPLS
7 16 (29.63%) WAN
7 16 (29.63%) Load Balancing
7 16 (29.63%) F5
8 14 (25.93%) DNS
8 14 (25.93%) Ethernet
9 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
10 11 (20.37%) HP
10 11 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (20.37%) IPsec
11 10 (18.52%) VRRP
11 10 (18.52%) WebEx
12 9 (16.67%) HSRP
12 9 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (16.67%) 2G
12 9 (16.67%) 3G
12 9 (16.67%) DHCP
12 9 (16.67%) Windows
13 8 (14.81%) Internet
13 8 (14.81%) CCNP
13 8 (14.81%) Telecoms

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (62.96%) Firewall
1 34 (62.96%) OSPF
1 34 (62.96%) VPN
2 30 (55.56%) BGP
3 26 (48.15%) LAN
3 26 (48.15%) TCP/IP
4 16 (29.63%) MPLS
4 16 (29.63%) WAN
5 14 (25.93%) DNS
5 14 (25.93%) Ethernet
6 11 (20.37%) IPsec
7 10 (18.52%) VRRP
7 10 (18.52%) WebEx
8 9 (16.67%) 2G
8 9 (16.67%) 3G
8 9 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (16.67%) DHCP
8 9 (16.67%) HSRP
9 8 (14.81%) Internet
10 7 (12.96%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) GIS
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Network Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Network Operations Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Transmission Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) IP Design Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Network Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Designer
8 2 (3.70%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) 802.1X
1 5 (9.26%) XML
2 2 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.85%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Load Balancing
2 7 (12.96%) High Availability
3 5 (9.26%) Migration
3 5 (9.26%) Network Design
4 4 (7.41%) Change Management
4 4 (7.41%) ITIL
4 4 (7.41%) Project Management
5 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.70%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.70%) Matrix Management
6 2 (3.70%) Network Management
6 2 (3.70%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (3.70%) Network Planning
6 2 (3.70%) Resource Management
6 2 (3.70%) Time Management
7 1 (1.85%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) Perl
1 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (14.81%) CCNP
2 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) CCIE
5 3 (5.56%) CCNA
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.85%) CCEA
7 1 (1.85%) CCEE
7 1 (1.85%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.85%) Degree
7 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.85%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.85%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.85%) MCP
7 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.85%) PMP
7 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (1.85%) Firmware
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Cacti
1 2 (3.70%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (3.70%) OpenView
2 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (68.52%) Cisco
2 22 (40.74%) Juniper
3 21 (38.89%) CheckPoint
4 16 (29.63%) F5
5 11 (20.37%) HP
6 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
7 6 (11.11%) Huawei
8 5 (9.26%) Aruba
8 5 (9.26%) Avaya
8 5 (9.26%) Brocade
8 5 (9.26%) NetScout
8 5 (9.26%) Palo Alto
9 4 (7.41%) Citrix
10 3 (5.56%) Fortinet
10 3 (5.56%) ProCurve
10 3 (5.56%) SonicWALL
10 3 (5.56%) VMware
11 2 (3.70%) NETGEAR
11 2 (3.70%) Nokia
11 2 (3.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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