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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 45 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Contract jobs citing VLAN 23 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.92% 0.67% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.22% 5.56% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
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£345 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 - £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 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 £31.78 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +49.54%
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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
174 90 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 22.05% 11.98% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 35 48
Average daily rate £325 £260 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 16 40
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.32 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +8 21 £369 - 1
Peterborough - - - -
VLAN
East of England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 23 (74.19%) Firewall
2 21 (67.74%) ITIL
3 19 (61.29%) Citrix
4 18 (58.06%) WatchGuard
4 18 (58.06%) Windows
4 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (54.84%) XenServer
5 17 (54.84%) Cisco
6 15 (48.39%) VoIP
6 15 (48.39%) ISO 9001
6 15 (48.39%) Kindle
7 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
8 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
9 8 (25.81%) MPLS
9 8 (25.81%) VPN
10 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
10 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
11 6 (19.35%) Ethernet
12 5 (16.13%) DNA
12 5 (16.13%) BGP
12 5 (16.13%) Juniper
12 5 (16.13%) IPv6
12 5 (16.13%) Internet
12 5 (16.13%) Junos
12 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (16.13%) Multicast
13 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (12.90%) UAG
13 4 (12.90%) vSphere

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
1 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.90%) JOnAS
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.45%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) Firewall
2 15 (48.39%) VoIP
3 8 (25.81%) VPN
3 8 (25.81%) MPLS
4 6 (19.35%) Ethernet
5 5 (16.13%) BGP
5 5 (16.13%) Junos
5 5 (16.13%) Multicast
5 5 (16.13%) IPv6
5 5 (16.13%) Internet
6 4 (12.90%) WAN
6 4 (12.90%) LAN
7 3 (9.68%) ISDN
7 3 (9.68%) DWDM
7 3 (9.68%) SSL
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Project Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Support
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) IT Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Lead Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Support
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Kindle
2 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
1 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) DNA
2 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) SOA
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) MCSE
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (12.90%) MCITP
2 2 (6.45%) JNCIA
2 2 (6.45%) CCNP
2 2 (6.45%) CCNA
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (48.39%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) XenServer
2 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) vSphere
3 4 (12.90%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
1 4 (12.90%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) OPNET
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Citrix
2 18 (58.06%) WatchGuard
3 17 (54.84%) Cisco
4 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.13%) Juniper
6 4 (12.90%) VMware
7 3 (9.68%) Imperva
8 2 (6.45%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.45%) HP
8 2 (6.45%) Mitel
8 2 (6.45%) SAP