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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank - 31 26
Contract jobs citing VLAN 0 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 1.68% 4.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.76% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £30.63 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £33.00 £25.36
% change year-on-year
-53.03% +30.12%
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
27 41 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.50% 17.23% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 15
Median daily rate £406 £406 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £302 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 8
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 2 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) BT

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT