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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 92 118 116
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Contract jobs citing VLAN 25 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.97% 0.16% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.16% 0.63% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 1
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £280 £299
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -15.38%
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
601 640 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.39% 25.45% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 214 207
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 25
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.06 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 28 July 2015.

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
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 28 July 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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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
Slough - 8 £250 - 1
Reading +2 5 £388 -22.50% 5
Bracknell - 5 £300 -
Maidenhead - 3 £298 -
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 24 (63.16%) Firewall
3 20 (52.63%) TCP/IP
4 15 (39.47%) Windows
5 12 (31.58%) LAN
5 12 (31.58%) HP
5 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
6 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (28.95%) SAN
6 11 (28.95%) VPN
6 11 (28.95%) Data Centre
7 10 (26.32%) DNS
7 10 (26.32%) WAN
7 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 10 (26.32%) VMware
8 9 (23.68%) OSPF
8 9 (23.68%) Citrix
8 9 (23.68%) Linux
9 8 (21.05%) Ethernet
9 8 (21.05%) Juniper
9 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (18.42%) Application Packaging
10 7 (18.42%) Load Balancing
10 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
10 7 (18.42%) BGP
10 7 (18.42%) Project Management
11 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
11 6 (15.79%) DHCP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (7.89%) Lync
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (63.16%) Firewall
2 20 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 12 (31.58%) LAN
4 11 (28.95%) VPN
4 11 (28.95%) SAN
5 10 (26.32%) DNS
5 10 (26.32%) WAN
6 9 (23.68%) OSPF
7 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (21.05%) Ethernet
8 7 (18.42%) BGP
9 6 (15.79%) DHCP
10 5 (13.16%) VoIP
10 5 (13.16%) SNMP
10 5 (13.16%) MPLS
10 5 (13.16%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (13.16%) 4G
10 5 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (10.53%) 3G
11 4 (10.53%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Network Engineer
2 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
2 3 (7.89%) Architect
2 3 (7.89%) Consultant
2 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (7.89%) IP Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Design Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
3 2 (5.26%) Analyst
3 2 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (5.26%) Administrator
3 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (5.26%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (2.63%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) Application Packaging
2 3 (7.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) Online Games
4 1 (2.63%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.63%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Linux
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (2.63%) CentOS
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Project Management
1 7 (18.42%) Load Balancing
2 6 (15.79%) Matrix Management
3 5 (13.16%) Project Planning
4 4 (10.53%) Network Management
4 4 (10.53%) Resource Management
4 4 (10.53%) Network Design
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) Software Deployment
5 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.89%) Malware Detection\Protection
5 3 (7.89%) Time Management
6 2 (5.26%) Use Case
6 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.26%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.89%) VBScript
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.79%) CCNA
3 5 (13.16%) CCNP
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (13.16%) MCSE
3 5 (13.16%) CCIE
4 3 (7.89%) CCDP
4 3 (7.89%) MCITP
4 3 (7.89%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) CISSP
5 2 (5.26%) CCSP
5 2 (5.26%) MCSA
5 2 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.63%) IBM Certification
6 1 (2.63%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.63%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) vSphere
3 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.89%) XenApp
3 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
3 3 (7.89%) Samba
3 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.26%) ISA Server
4 2 (5.26%) NFS
5 1 (2.63%) SRDF
5 1 (2.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (2.63%) Firmware
5 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) NetBackup
3 3 (7.89%) WSUS
3 3 (7.89%) OpenView
3 3 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (7.89%) HP SIM
3 3 (7.89%) Cacti
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.63%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (2.63%) SnapMirror
5 1 (2.63%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 12 (31.58%) HP
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 10 (26.32%) VMware
4 9 (23.68%) Citrix
5 8 (21.05%) Juniper
6 6 (15.79%) EMC
6 6 (15.79%) SolarWinds
7 5 (13.16%) F5
7 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
8 4 (10.53%) Brocade
8 4 (10.53%) Symantec
9 3 (7.89%) McAfee
9 3 (7.89%) 3PAR
9 3 (7.89%) ProCurve
10 2 (5.26%) Nokia
10 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
10 2 (5.26%) Redback
10 2 (5.26%) Websense
10 2 (5.26%) Radware
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