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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 70 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing VLAN 5 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.60% 1.57% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.13% 9.09% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£310 £563 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.88% +67.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £373 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £563 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £280 £315
% change year-on-year
+20.53% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -15.38%
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
121 143 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.42% 17.31% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 67 40
Average daily rate £275 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £120 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 20
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -13.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £19.95 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 4 August 2015. 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
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -13 5 £315 -44.00% 1
Peterborough - 1 £250 -
VLAN
East of England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) SCCM
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) DHCP
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
7 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
7 2 (22.22%) CCA
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (22.22%) MCSE
7 2 (22.22%) SAN
7 2 (22.22%) Clustering
7 2 (22.22%) FCoE
7 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (22.22%) SCOM
7 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
7 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 2 (22.22%) PowerShell

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
2 2 (22.22%) FCoE
2 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) CCA
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
5 1 (11.11%) Veeam
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) BT