The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 56 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing VLAN 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.28% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 1.48% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £313 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +95.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-21.81% -15.38%
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West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
83 135 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.16% 18.91% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 74 33
Average daily rate £325 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £214 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 3
Average hourly rate £26.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Junos
4 1 (25.00%) FCoE
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) CCDP
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Junos
4 1 (25.00%) FCoE
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Voice Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIE
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint