The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 36 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing VLAN 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.54% 1.76% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 12.00% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -21.81%
VLAN
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.83% 14.71% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 6
Median daily rate £413 £375 £246
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +52.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing VLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Chester

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

VLAN
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) BT
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) BT
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) LANDesk