The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 47 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing VLAN 25 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.69% 1.35% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.63% 6.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate £450 £239 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
VLAN
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
198 152 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.27% 20.57% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 83 70
Average daily rate £475 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £16.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.45 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warrington +5 17 £500 +81.81%
Chester -9 1 £350 +218.18% 2
VLAN
North West

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (60.00%) LAN
2 17 (56.67%) Data Centre
3 14 (46.67%) Firewall
4 13 (43.33%) Migration
5 12 (40.00%) Network Security
5 12 (40.00%) Network Design
6 10 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (33.33%) DHCP
6 10 (33.33%) VPN
6 10 (33.33%) DNS
6 10 (33.33%) Cisco
7 9 (30.00%) Citrix
7 9 (30.00%) SSL
7 9 (30.00%) Change Control
7 9 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (30.00%) Palo Alto
7 9 (30.00%) SSH
7 9 (30.00%) F5
7 9 (30.00%) IPsec
8 8 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
10 6 (20.00%) WAN
11 5 (16.67%) Information Security
11 5 (16.67%) Fortinet
11 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
12 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
12 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (13.33%) VMware
12 4 (13.33%) Juniper
13 3 (10.00%) IBM

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) LAN
2 14 (46.67%) Firewall
3 12 (40.00%) Network Security
4 10 (33.33%) DHCP
4 10 (33.33%) DNS
4 10 (33.33%) VPN
5 9 (30.00%) IPsec
5 9 (30.00%) SSH
5 9 (30.00%) SSL
6 8 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (20.00%) WAN
8 2 (6.67%) MPLS
9 1 (3.33%) Internet
9 1 (3.33%) Intranet
9 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
9 1 (3.33%) Software-Defined Networking
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Architect
2 17 (56.67%) Network Architect
3 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Designer
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Migration Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Data Migration Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Firewall Architect
7 1 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) CESG
2 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Migration
2 12 (40.00%) Network Design
3 10 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (30.00%) Change Control
4 9 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (16.67%) Information Security
5 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Security Operations
8 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) Citrix
2 9 (30.00%) F5
2 9 (30.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 4 (13.33%) Juniper
4 4 (13.33%) VMware
5 3 (10.00%) EMC
5 3 (10.00%) IBM
6 2 (6.67%) BT
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle
Chester, Cheshire
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