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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 91 79 90
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing VLAN 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.26% 0.49% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.02% 4.07% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £250 - £194
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
VLAN
England

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
198 172 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.88% 11.99% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 84 67
Average daily rate £313 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £22.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 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
Leicestershire -9 2 £250 -
Derbyshire -12 1 £250 - 1
Nottinghamshire -13 1 £233 - 1
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) CCNA
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (28.57%) BGP
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) SAN
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) PBX
6 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
6 3 (21.43%) DHCP
6 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (21.43%) Juniper
6 3 (21.43%) Network Security
6 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Service Continuity Management

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
1 6 (42.86%) VPN
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (28.57%) BGP
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) SAN
4 3 (21.43%) DHCP
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) PBX
4 3 (21.43%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) IPv4
5 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) MPLS
6 1 (7.14%) OSPF
6 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Field Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Field Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Field Support Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Private Cloud
3 2 (14.29%) Replication
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Security Patching
2 3 (21.43%) Service Continuity Management
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Logistics
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Software Licensing
3 2 (14.29%) Web Filtering
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CCNA
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) Firmware
4 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Aruba
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Meraki
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Mitel
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL