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 17 October 2014 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 77 55 70
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing VLAN 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.098% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 1.45% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
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- - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £316 £368
% change year-on-year
-19.36% -13.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £130.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
- +2.80%
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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
106 69 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.40% 10.90% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 36 38
Average daily rate £388 £275 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -3.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £165 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £403 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -61.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £20.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Lync
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee