The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 70 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VLAN 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.24% - 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% - 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£388 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -42.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
116 62 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.73% 7.35% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 31 45
Average daily rate £375 £314 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% +25.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £189 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £489 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.55 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.22% -46.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.04 £11.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.72 £20.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Email Migration
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Wyse
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Wyse