The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 67 54 69
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs citing VLAN 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.41% 0.81% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.48% 4.95% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £380 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £330 £366
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -21.42%
VLAN
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
121 101 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.37% 16.29% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 46 41
Average daily rate £320 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.30 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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
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 26 November 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +4 3 - -
VLAN
East of England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 20 (83.33%) ITIL
2 19 (79.17%) Citrix
3 18 (75.00%) Windows
3 18 (75.00%) Firewall
3 18 (75.00%) WatchGuard
3 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (70.83%) XenServer
5 15 (62.50%) Kindle
5 15 (62.50%) VoIP
5 15 (62.50%) ISO 9001
5 15 (62.50%) Cisco
6 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (29.17%) VPN
7 7 (29.17%) MPLS
8 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
9 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
10 4 (16.67%) Juniper
10 4 (16.67%) Internet
10 4 (16.67%) BGP
10 4 (16.67%) IPv6
10 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 4 (16.67%) DNA
10 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
10 4 (16.67%) Junos
10 4 (16.67%) Multicast
10 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (12.50%) Imperva
11 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
11 3 (12.50%) ISDN

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) Firewall
2 15 (62.50%) VoIP
3 7 (29.17%) VPN
3 7 (29.17%) MPLS
4 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (16.67%) Internet
5 4 (16.67%) BGP
5 4 (16.67%) IPv6
5 4 (16.67%) Junos
5 4 (16.67%) Multicast
6 3 (12.50%) ISDN
6 3 (12.50%) DWDM
6 3 (12.50%) SSL
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Lead Network Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (8.33%) IT Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
1 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) DNA
2 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.33%) SOA
3 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.33%) CCNP
1 2 (8.33%) CCNA
1 2 (8.33%) JNCIA
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (62.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) XenServer
2 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Citrix
2 18 (75.00%) WatchGuard
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco
4 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Juniper
6 3 (12.50%) Imperva
7 2 (8.33%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) SAP
7 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
7 2 (8.33%) Mitel