The first table below looks at the demand for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Cambridgeshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 59 47 67
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Contract jobs citing VLAN 8 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.11% 1.67% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.92% 7.25% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £233 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.46% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £31.88
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +9.80%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 138 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.01% 23.00% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 58
Average daily rate £263 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £201 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £375 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 29
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -45.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.65 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
VLAN
East of England

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Peterborough -21 5 - -
Cambridge 0 2 £315 +5.00%
VLAN
East of England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) JOnAS
2 9 (60.00%) MCSE
2 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 9 (60.00%) WAN
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (60.00%) MCITP
2 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (60.00%) vSphere
3 6 (40.00%) Migration
4 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (33.33%) SCCM
4 5 (33.33%) SCOM
4 5 (33.33%) UAG
4 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco
7 2 (13.33%) C
7 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
8 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 1 (6.67%) VoIP
8 1 (6.67%) NHS

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (60.00%) JOnAS
1 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 9 (60.00%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Project Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Support
4 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) MCSE
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (60.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (60.00%) vSphere
2 5 (33.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
1 5 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco