The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VLAN 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.09% -5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +23.07%
VLAN
North East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 7.77% 19.51% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 5
Average daily rate £300 £275 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -27.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £34.00
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 Durham

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Durham

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Durham

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) Network Design
4 2 (40.00%) CCIE
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) PaaS
4 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) CCSP
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) DNS

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) SSL
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Support
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) CCVP
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds