The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank - 40 45
Contract jobs citing VLAN 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.91% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.00% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £380 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-18.36% -30.00%
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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 Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 75 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.18% 22.80% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 31
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £174 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £410 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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
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 19 December 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 18 (90.00%) Windows
1 18 (90.00%) Firewall
1 18 (90.00%) WatchGuard
1 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (85.00%) Citrix
2 17 (85.00%) XenServer
3 16 (80.00%) ITIL
4 15 (75.00%) Cisco
4 15 (75.00%) VoIP
4 15 (75.00%) ISO 9001
4 15 (75.00%) Kindle
5 5 (25.00%) VPN
5 5 (25.00%) MPLS
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (15.00%) ISDN
7 3 (15.00%) SSL
7 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (15.00%) Imperva
8 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
8 2 (10.00%) Junos
8 2 (10.00%) Multicast
8 2 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (10.00%) Juniper
8 2 (10.00%) IPv6
8 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.00%) DNA

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 15 (75.00%) VoIP
3 5 (25.00%) VPN
3 5 (25.00%) MPLS
4 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (15.00%) ISDN
5 3 (15.00%) SSL
6 2 (10.00%) Junos
6 2 (10.00%) Multicast
6 2 (10.00%) IPv6
6 2 (10.00%) BGP
6 2 (10.00%) Internet
7 1 (5.00%) DWDM
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
1 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (10.00%) DNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) XenServer
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) WatchGuard
2 17 (85.00%) Citrix
3 15 (75.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Imperva
6 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) Juniper
6 2 (10.00%) Mitel