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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 128 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Contract jobs citing VLAN 9 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.61% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 2.62% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £260 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -32.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.02 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+84.06% -45.67%
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
761 650 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.90% 23.16% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 233 190
Average daily rate £300 £313 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 52 22
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
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
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 27 March 2015. 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
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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 4 - - 1
Slough - - - - 3
Wokingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 31 (79.49%) Cisco
2 28 (71.79%) VPN
2 28 (71.79%) Firewall
3 27 (69.23%) Linux
4 19 (48.72%) CheckPoint
5 18 (46.15%) OSPF
6 17 (43.59%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (43.59%) LAN
6 17 (43.59%) WAN
7 15 (38.46%) RIP
7 15 (38.46%) Juniper
8 12 (30.77%) IPsec
8 12 (30.77%) Citrix
8 12 (30.77%) Internet
8 12 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
8 12 (30.77%) NetScaler
9 10 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (25.64%) F5
9 10 (25.64%) VoIP
10 9 (23.08%) CCIE
10 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
11 8 (20.51%) Network Security
11 8 (20.51%) Network Management
11 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
11 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
11 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
11 8 (20.51%) Intranet
11 8 (20.51%) Firmware
11 8 (20.51%) CCNA
11 8 (20.51%) SNMP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (12.82%) IIS
2 4 (10.26%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (71.79%) VPN
1 28 (71.79%) Firewall
2 18 (46.15%) OSPF
3 17 (43.59%) LAN
3 17 (43.59%) WAN
4 15 (38.46%) RIP
5 12 (30.77%) Internet
5 12 (30.77%) IPsec
5 12 (30.77%) NetScaler
6 10 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (25.64%) VoIP
7 8 (20.51%) SNMP
7 8 (20.51%) Intranet
7 8 (20.51%) Network Security
8 7 (17.95%) BGP
8 7 (17.95%) Ethernet
9 6 (15.38%) ISDN
9 6 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (12.82%) FWSM
10 5 (12.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.26%) DB2
General
1 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Design Engineer
1 15 (38.46%) IP Engineer
2 14 (35.90%) Network Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Architect
4 8 (20.51%) Network Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Network Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.56%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Security Architect
9 1 (2.56%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) CentOS
2 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) AIX
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (10.26%) SUSE
4 1 (2.56%) HPUX
4 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
2 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 8 (20.51%) ITIL
3 8 (20.51%) Network Management
4 7 (17.95%) Change Management
4 7 (17.95%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
5 5 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (12.82%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.13%) Line Management
6 2 (5.13%) Service Management
7 1 (2.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.56%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (23.08%) CCIE
3 8 (20.51%) CCNA
3 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
3 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (10.26%) CCDP
4 4 (10.26%) CISSP
4 4 (10.26%) CCSP
5 2 (5.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
1 4 (10.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Firmware
2 4 (10.26%) vSphere
2 4 (10.26%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) FortiGate
2 4 (10.26%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.56%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 31 (79.49%) Cisco
2 19 (48.72%) CheckPoint
3 15 (38.46%) Juniper
4 12 (30.77%) Citrix
5 10 (25.64%) F5
6 6 (15.38%) Nokia
6 6 (15.38%) Radware
6 6 (15.38%) Redback
7 5 (12.82%) VMware
7 5 (12.82%) Oracle
7 5 (12.82%) IBM
8 4 (10.26%) CA
8 4 (10.26%) Splunk
9 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.56%) Remedy
Slough
Church International
Rate: £400-£450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago