The first table below looks at the demand for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridge region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 38 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing VLAN 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.57% 0.78% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.24% 5.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£563 £336 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £51.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +62.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
98 56 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.99% 14.62% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 49
Average daily rate £325 £298 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £188 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 35
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £13.05 £12.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
VLAN
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VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 10 (71.43%) ITIL
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (64.29%) WatchGuard
3 8 (57.14%) XenServer
3 8 (57.14%) Citrix
4 7 (50.00%) VoIP
4 7 (50.00%) ISO 9001
4 7 (50.00%) Kindle
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) MPLS
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) VPN
7 2 (14.29%) SSL
7 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
7 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 2 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (14.29%) ISDN
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (14.29%) SAP
7 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
7 2 (14.29%) Lync
7 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (14.29%) Imperva
7 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (14.29%) TOGAF

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Lync
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (21.43%) MPLS
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) SSL
4 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 2 (14.29%) ISDN
5 1 (7.14%) Junos
5 1 (7.14%) Multicast
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) IPv6
5 1 (7.14%) Internet
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Support Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Kindle
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) SOA
2 2 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) DNA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) XenServer
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) OPNET
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
1 9 (64.29%) WatchGuard
2 8 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Imperva
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Mitel
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