The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 88 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing VLAN 4 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.25% 0.81% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 6.07% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 3
Average daily rate
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- £415 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.07 £24.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-22.18% -30.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
208 214 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.95% 13.40% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 87 74
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £124 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 40
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £9.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £160.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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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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
Nottinghamshire +2 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 - - 2
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (77.78%) Office 365
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) VRRP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
1 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) OSPF
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) VRRP
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Project Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco